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Probably most boring thread title ever- Recommend me a Slow Cooker Recipe book please

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Tiredemma Sat 27-Dec-14 12:28:16

Stepmum gave me a Slow Cooker as a Christmas gift- said I can cook 'anything' in it.

Can I??

Im after a good book that will lead me in the right Slow Cooker way- any recommendations?

JamNan Sat 27-Dec-14 14:09:59

Yep you can cook most things in it.
Start here at the slow cooker recipes on MN
Some recipes tell you to brown meat before adding but I don't bother any more.

JamNan Sat 27-Dec-14 14:11:52

brown = fry

Wolfiefan Sat 27-Dec-14 14:13:33

Facebook. Slow cooked wonders
I also use all recipes website.

JamNan Sat 27-Dec-14 14:26:20

Just thought there's one on Pinterest too

Tiredemma Sat 27-Dec-14 14:49:22

thanks all

574ejones Sat 27-Dec-14 15:18:45

Audrey Deane has written a good one, but try your local library - I used lots of slow cooker books from there when I first had mine.

LexieSinclair Sat 27-Dec-14 15:22:48

This one is very good, and cheap:

FluffyRedSocks Sat 27-Dec-14 15:40:22

Slow cooked wonders on fb is only really good if you want a laugh, or to make fudge!
I've got this book, which I love, never had a bad dish out of it!
The trick with slow cookers is to always put in half the amount of liquid you think you'll need!

TwoLittleTerrors Sat 27-Dec-14 15:58:13

Slow cooked wonders on fb is only really good if you want a laugh, or to make fudge!

This grin
This blog is great if you want inspiration

But you can use any stew recipes and just 1/3 the liquid.

TwoLittleTerrors Sat 27-Dec-14 16:03:07


pregnantpause Sat 27-Dec-14 17:39:34

This is my favourite. I have numerous books on slow cooking but this one is consistently good and has both unusual and weekday type meals, and, as I'm quite shallow I like that there's a picture of each recipe. - although as slow cooking can lead to brown mush I think that a photo of what it's supposed to look like is particularly relevant in this case.

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