In honor of the question, "What on earth do I do with that Costco-impulse-buy Crock Pot sitting on the kitchen counter," I present: Crock Pot Cooking: Low and Slow is the way to go! (Part I)
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Ah, the formerly avocado and mustard colored cooking wonders of the Seventies have climbed back to kitchen counter popularity.
One result of the economic downturn is a focus of our collective cooking attention on home cooked meals. Crock-pots, a.k.a. slow cookers, answer the question: How to get a home -made dinner on the table, while multi tasking all day long, without channeling Kelly Ripa in a Electrolux commercial!
Recipes and cookbooks for slow cookers flourish alongside the popularity of the appliance. My favorite title is Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook and I might have to try Gourmet Vegetarian Slow Cooker: Simple and Sophisticated Meals from Around the World.