Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Limited, 2010 - Cooking - 522 pages
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Fondue pot, chafing dish, punch bowl, sauceboat, chili pot, soup tureen - and much more! The slow cooker is simply a must-have entertaining assistant. With these fabulous 300-plus recipes, you can offer your guests the kind of relaxed, welcoming, confident hospitality that comes from being able to prepare fresh, delicious food ahead of time. For casual entertaining: Slow Cooker Cassoulet, Gringo Chili for a Crowd, Devilishly Good Beef Short Ribs, Chicken Mole Enchilada Casserole For holiday entertaining: Slow-Steamed Artichokes; Candied Yams with Apples and Cranberries; Prosciutto, Parmesan, and Pine Nut Stuffing; Old-Fashioned Turkey Breast with Pan Gravy With cocktails: Champagne Fondue, Maple-Glazed Pecans, Plum Sauce Chicken Wings, Eggplant Caponata, Slow-Poached Pears with Warm Chocolate Sauce Praise for Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook ''These capable cooks wrest slow cooking from the back cup-board of uncertainty ... with a wide range of sound recipes and advice for every meal''-- San Francisco Chronicle

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Review: Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining

User Review  - Natasha A. - Goodreads

Excellent ideas for entertaining. Recipes for different sized slow cookers. I definitely want to check out the Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Original! Read full review

Review: Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Recipes for Entertaining

User Review  - Stacie - Goodreads

I bought this book mostly as a companion to Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker, but I haven't used it quite as often. Because the recipes are intended "for entertaining," the yields are quite high and not ... Read full review

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Beth Hensperger, a New Jersey native who has lived in CalifoBeth Hensperger, a New Jersey native who has lived in California since her teens, has been educating, writing, and demo-rnia since her teens, has been educating, writing, and demo-lecturing about the art of baking for over 30 years. In the lecturing about the art of baking for over 30 years. In the last few years, she has shifted focus to countertop applianclast few years, she has shifted focus to countertop appliance-driven cookbooks that embrace adapting traditional and proe-driven cookbooks that embrace adapting traditional and professional recipes for the home cook: the bread machine, the fessional recipes for the home cook: the bread machine, the rice cooker, the microwave, and now a four-volume compilatiorice cooker, the microwave, and now a four-volume compilation specifically for use with the electric slow cooker, stressn specifically for use with the electric slow cooker, stressing personal creativity in preparation and selection of ingring personal creativity in preparation and selection of ingredients. Hensperger's writing career began when she was chosedients. Hensperger's writing career began when she was chosen as the guest cooking instructor for the March 1985 issue en as the guest cooking instructor for the March 1985 issue of Bon App?tit. Now she is the best-selling author of over 2of Bon App?tit. Now she is the best-selling author of over 22 cookbooks, including the best-selling Not Your Mother's Sl2 cookbooks, including the best-selling Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook series, which includes NYMSC Recipes for ow Cooker Cookbook series, which includes NYMSC Recipes for Entertaining, NYMSC Family Favorites, and NYMSC Recipes for Entertaining, NYMSC Family Favorites, and NYMSC Recipes for Two, along with the blockbuster first volume, Not Your MotheTwo, along with the blockbuster first volume, Not Your Mother's Slow Cooker Cookbook. Also from The Harvard Common Pressr's Slow Cooker Cookbook. Also from The Harvard Common Press are The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook, The Ultimate are The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook, The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook, NYM Microwave Cookbook, and NYM WeekniRice Cooker Cookbook, NYM Microwave Cookbook, and NYM Weeknight Cooking. She is also the author of The Bread Bible (Chroght Cooking. She is also the author of The Bread Bible (Chronicle Books), winner of a James Beard Award in 2000. She hasnicle Books), winner of a James Beard Award in 2000. She has twice been nominated for the Julia Child/IACP Cookbook Awar twice been nominated for the Julia Child/IACP Cookbook Award. Hensperger wrote a San Jos? Mercury News food column for d. Hensperger wrote a San Jos? Mercury News food column for twelve years, ?Baking with the Seasons.? She is a contributotwelve years, ?Baking with the Seasons.? She is a contributor to dozens of national and online cooking & lifestyle magazr to dozens of national and online cooking & lifestyle magazines, such as Food & Wine, Rachael Ray Magazine, Veggie Lifeines, such as Food & Wine, Rachael Ray Magazine, Veggie Life, Cooking Light, Working Woman, Victoria, Prevention, and Fa, Cooking Light, Working Woman, Victoria, Prevention, and Family Circle, and is a sought after newspaper and radio intermily Circle, and is a sought after newspaper and radio interviewee speaking on slow cooking, bread baking, and entertainviewee speaking on slow cooking, bread baking, and entertaining. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area. Visit her websing. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area. Visit her website at www.bethhensperger.com and weekly blog at www.notyourite at www.bethhensperger.com and weekly blog at www.notyourmotherscookbook.com. motherscookbook.com.

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