Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook


Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook
By Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann 

FROM THE PORRIDGE POT
Jook (Chinese Breakfast Rice Soup)
Old-Fashioned Oatmeal
Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal
Hot Oatmeal and Rice
Overnight Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Creamy Oatmeal with Dried Fruit
Maple Oatmeal with Dried Fruit and Sweet Spices
Rebecca’s Rustic Whole Oat Porridge
Hot Barley Breakfast Cereal
Hot Apple Granola
Four-Grain Cereal Flakes
Vanilla Barley Porridge
Creamy Rice Porridge with Raisins
Creamy Cornmeal Porridge
Sweet Breakfast Grits
Millet Porridge with Dates
Cracked Wheat Porridge
Cracked Wheat Cereal Cooked in Apple Juice
Your Own Blend Overnight Porridge
Old-Fashioned Almond and Coconut Granola
Maple Oat Granola with Dried Cranberries

THE SLOW COOKER SOUP POT
Herbed Barley and Buttermilk Soup
Mary Moo’s Green Split Pea and Barley Soup
Vegetable Split Pea Soup
Seasonal Dal Soup
Kitchari
Red Lentil Soup
Italian Lentil Soup
Lentil and Red Pepper Soup
Old-Fashioned Bean and Lentil Soup from a Mix
Old-Fashioned Black Bean Soup
Tomato-Black Bean Soup
U.S. Senate Bean Soup
White Bean Soup with Bacon
White Bean and Kale Tomato Soup 
Zuppa Batarda
Minestrone
Crock-Baked Italian Bread Soup
The Easiest French Onion Soup for Two
Provençal Garlic Soup
Oven Soup Croutons
Large Skillet Croutons
Herb Croutons
Corn Chowder
Potato-Leek Soup
Pea and Watercress Potato-Leek Soup
Potato-Leek Soup with Sorrel or Spinach
Beth’s Cream of Celery Soup
Potato-Leek-Fennel Soup
Gina’s Baked Potato Soup
Cream of Artichoke Soup
Slow-Cooked Broccoli Soup with Garlic and Olive Oil
Winter Red Cabbage Soup with Roots
Butternut Squash Soup
Zucchini Bisque
Beth’s Vegetarian Borscht
Winter Tomato Soup
Hot Tomato Consommé
Carrot Soup with Honey and Nutmeg
Japanese Soup with Mushrooms and Tofu
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Gumbo
Crock-a-Leekie Soup
Poached Chicken in Tomato Broth
Scotch Broth
Hamburger Steak Soup
Chicken Broth
Extra-Rich Chicken Broth
Turkey Broth
Beef Broth
Smoky Meat Broth
Vegetable Broth
Roasted Vegetable Broth
Vegetable Dashi for Miso Soup
Miso Soup
Asian Vegetarian Broth

SLOW-COOKED SIDE DISHES, VEGETABLE STEWS, AND STUFFINGS
Slow-Steamed Artichokes
Soy-Sake Asparagus
Braised Peas with Lettuce
Braised Fresh Shell Beans
Crocked-Baked Beets in Warm Raspberry Vinaigrette
Southern-Style Barbecue Green Beans with Bacon
Crock-Baked Beets
Red Cabbage and Apples
Sauerkraut and Onions
Collard Greens and Kale
Hominy and Corn
Crock-Roasted Fresh Corn on the Cob
Old-Fashioned Creamed Corn
Succotash
Crock-Roasted Garlic
Braised Leeks and Onions
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Crock-Baked Potatoes
Roasted New Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs
Twice-Crocked Stuffed Potatoes with Cheddar and Chives
Hot German Potato Salad
Rough Mashed Potatoes with Garlic
Crock-Baked Sweet Potatoes or Yams
Yams with Coconut and Pecans
Old-Fashioned Stewed Tomatoes
Crock-Steamed Winter Squash
Summer Squash Enchilada Casserole with Three Cheeses
Ratatouille
Calabacitas
Crock-Roasted Root Vegetables
Crock-Roasted Summer Vegetables
Zuni Stew
Vegetarian Oden (Japanese Root Vegetable Stew)
Old-Fashioned Sage Stuffing Casserole
Dried Fruit and Nut Bread Stuffing
Slow Cooker Buttermilk Dumplings

RICE AND OTHER GRAINS
Parmesan Risotto
Risotto with Edamame
Converted Rice in the Slow Cooker
Spanish Brown Rice with Spicy Sausage
Mujedrah
Double-Corn Spoonbread
Polenta
Green Chile Grits
Pumpkin Cheddar Grits
Fresh Hominy
Orange Barley Casserole
Kasha
Basic Wheat Berries
Wild Rice-Almond Casserole

NOT-FROM-THE-SLOW COOKER ACCOMPANIMENTS
Baked Rice
Lemon Rice
Rice Pilaf
Mexican Rice
Barley Pilaf
Couscous with Chickpeas and Parsley
Herbed Tiny Pasta
Noodles with Poppy Seeds
Oven-Roasted Potatoes
Mashed Potato Casserole
Potato Pancakes
Corn Fritter Cakes
Savory Wild Rice Pancakes
Noodle Pancakes
Mixed Green Salad à la Vincent Schiavelli
Everyday Mustard Vinaigrette
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Raspberry Vinaigrette
Sherry Vinaigrette
Sesame Soy Vinaigrette
Roquefort Blue Cheese Dressing
Honeyed French Dressing
Green Goddess Dressing
Lighter Caesar Dressing

THE NEW-FASHIONED BEAN POT
Slow Cooker Pot of Beans
Basic Savory Beans
Slow Cooker Pinto Beans
Frijoles
Frijoles Charros
Cheater’s Refried Beans
Italian White Beans with Pancetta
Tuscan Beans with Herbs
Boston Baked Beans
Maple Pork and Beans
Vegetarian Baked Beans
Vegetable Frijoles Negros
Stewed Black Beans
Mexican Black Beans with Pork
Orange Black Beans with Cumin
Slow Cooker Chickpeas
Chickpeas with Chard
Marinated Chickpea Salad
Crock-Baked Soybeans
Southwestern Bean Pot
Slow Cooker Lentils
Lentils with Ham and Rosemary
Old-Fashioned “One-Pot” Bean Dinner
Vegetarian Cholent
Beans and Sausage

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF CHILI
Really Old-Fashioned Chili with Salsa Cruda
1-2-3-4 Chili with Beef and Beans
Senator Barry Goldwater’s Arizona Chili
Salsa Chili with Cilantro Cream
Chili Californio
White Chili
Turkey Thigh and Hominy Chili
Vegetarian Chili sin Carne
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Easiest Black Bean and Brown Rice Chili
Lucky Chili
Lentil Chili
North Indian Chili
Chili, Olive, and Cheese Casserole
Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread
Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread with Bacon
Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread with Nuts
Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread with Black Olives
Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Cornbread with Apples and Sausage
Julie’s Skillet Cornbread
Chile, Corn, and Cheese Muffins
Fresh Double Corn Sticks

SAVORY SAUCES, PIZZA, AND PASTA CASSEROLES
Salsa Mexicana
Marinara Sauce
Fresh Tomato Sauce
Chunky Tomato Basil Sauce
Italian Mushroom and Eggplant Sauce
Classic Italian Meat Sauce
Meatballs in Tomato-Wine Sauce
Slow Cooker Pizza Sauce
Pizza Dough Master Recipe
Rachael’s Pizza Dough with Cheese and Garlic
Beth’s Semolina Pizza Dough
Whole Wheat Pizza Dough
Pizza Margherita
Black Olive Pizza
Pepperoni Pizza
Mediterranean Pizza with Feta and Red Onion
Pizza Vegetariana
Macaroni and Cheese
Easy Cheesy Ravioli
Creamy Penne with Mushroom and Tuna Sauce
Rigatoni and Sausage

POULTRY, GAME BIRDS, AND RABBIT
Basic Poached Chicken Breasts
Chicken Sour Cream Enchilada Casserole
“Quick” Teriyaki Chicken
Pollo Colorado (Chicken in Red Chile Sauce)
Red Chile Sauce
Orange Hoisin Chicken
Salsa Chicken
Chicken with Beer
Caribbean Jerked Chicken
Teriyaki Chicken Thighs
Chicken Cacciatore
Moroccan Chicken Thighs with Chickpeas and Cumin
Chicken with Onions and Cheese
Chicken with Golden Raisins
Orange and Honey Chicken Drumsticks
Slow Cooker Poached Eggs
Eggs Benedict
Basic Poached Whole Chicken
Mexican-Style Lime and Cilantro Whole Chicken
Soft Tacos
Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken with Potatoes and Mushrooms
Red-Cooked Chicken
Chinese Poached Chicken
Chinese Sweet-and-Sour Chicken with Sesame Seeds
Chicken Curry
Cornish Game Hens with Mango Tomato Salsa Fresca
Poussin Paprikash
Bunny’s Turkey Breast
Apricot Honey-Glazed Turkey
Braised Herbed Turkey Legs
Mexican Turkey
M’s Turkey Taco Salad
Turkey Shitake Meat Loaf
Kubis Rolls 
Southwest Turkey Sausage and Hominy Stew
Duck Breasts with Port Wine Sauce
Braised Quail
Pheasant in a Crock
Rabbit Hunter’s Style

BEEF, VEAL AND VENISON
Our Best Pot Roast with Roots
Lazy Day Braised Pot Roast
Skye’s Braised Pot Roast with Vegetables
Braised Beef Brisket
Tandy Tomato Brisket
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Corned Beef with Molasses-Bourbon Glaze
Red-Cooked Rump Roast
Crocked Beef Fajitas
Swiss Steak
Mom’s Beef Stew
Beef Ragoût
Hungarian Beef Stew with Paprika and Marjoram
Estofado
Homemade Biscuits
Cheese Biscuits
Japanese-Style Beef Curry Rice
Beef in Guinness
Braised Beef in Espresso
Sloppy Joes
California Tamale Pie with Corn and Black Olives
Tex-Mex Enchiladas
Old-Fashioned Meat Loaf
Classic Meat Loaf
Salsa Meat Loaf
Fresh Chile and Corn Chip Meat Loaf
Meat Loaf on a Bed of Potatoes
Crock Hot Dogs
Classic Veal Stew
Veal Stew with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Rosemary
Veal Stew Peperonata
Venison Stew with Bacon and Mushrooms

PORK AND LAMB
Roast Pork with Apples
Thai Pork with Peanut Sauce
Pork Tenderloin and Sauerkraut
Pork Tenderloin Braised in Milk with Fresh Herbs
Mahogany Glazed Pork
Southern Barbecued Pork on a Bun
Pork Chops with Tomato Sauce and Mushrooms
Oscar’s Chile Verde
Pork Stew in Cider
Italian Pork Stew
Oscar’s Posole
Navajo Stew
Sausage and Peppers
Lamb and Cabbage
Pasta with Lamb Shanks in Beer and Tomato Sauce
Martha’s Wine Country Lamb Shanks
Victoria’s Lamb Shanks Braised with Garlic, Fresh Rosemary, and White Wine
Braised Lamb Chops with White Beans
Lamb Goulash au Blanc
Lamb Curry
Irish Stew
Agnello al Forno

RIBS AND WINGS
Tangy BBQ Sauce
Blueberry Barbecue Sauce
Honey Barbecue Sauce
Barbecue Pork Ribs
Honey Barbecue Pork Ribs
Pork Ribs with Molasses Glaze
Country Ribs with Onions, Apples, and Sauerkraut
Soulfully Good Pork Spareribs with Pineapple and Ginger
Short Ribs of Beef Flavored with Chiles and Beer
Red Wine Short Ribs of Beef
The Easiest Beef Short Ribs
Peking Honey Chicken Wings
Orange-Dijon Chicken Wings
Chicken Wings with Apricot Sauce

FISH AND SHELLFISH
Crab Cioppino
Shrimp Creole Stew
Confetti Seafood Chowder
Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
Huachinango à la Veracruzana
Baccalà alla Fiorentina
Crock-Poached Salmon Steaks
Nancyjo’s Crock-Poached Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce
Citrus Sea Bass
Trout in White Wine
Slow Cooker Coquilles
Calamari Fra Fiavolo
Fettuccine with Smoked Salmon
Seafood Pasta
Cheesy Tuna-Stuffed Potatoes

SLOW COOKER PUDDINGS, CAKES, AND BREADS
Hot Fudge Spoon Cake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding Cake
Lemon Buttermilk Sponge Pudding
Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding
Jasmine Rice Pudding with Coconut Milk
Kheer
Tapioca Pudding
Chocolate Tapioca Pudding
Nondairy Tapioca Pudding
Indian Pudding
Raisin Bread Pudding with Calvados and Pecans
Fresh Raspberry Bread Pudding
Chocolate Bread Pudding
Crème Fraîche
Natalie’s Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Honey and Apply Bread Pudding with Golden Raisins
Old-Fashioned Applesauce Cake with Walnuts
Slow Cooker Carrot Cake
Banana Cake with Pineapple
Crock-Baked Cornbread with Green Chiles and Corn
Crock-Baked Hominy Cornbread
Steamed Brown Bread
Steamed Winter Squash Bread
Steamed Molasses Brown Bread
Steamed Bran Muffin Bread
Steamed Ginger Brown Bread
Steamed White Fruitcake
Steamed Persimmon-Ginger Pudding with Pecans 
Quick Ginger Ice Cream

FRUIT DESSERS, SAUCES, AND COMPOTES
Orchard Crumble
Peach Crumble
Blueberry Grunt
Pear Brown Bethy
Applesauce
Cinnamon Applesauce
Orange Applesauce
Cran-Apple Peach Sauce
Apple and Pear Sauce with Ginger
Crock-Stewed Dried Apricots
Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote
Rum-Butterschotch Bananas
Stewed Blueberries
Poached Cots
Crock-Baked Apples
Caramel Apples
Caramel Corn

FRUIT BUTTERS, JAMS, AND CHUTNEYS
Apple Butter
Pumpkin Butter
Chestnut Butter
Fresh Peach Jam
Nancyjo’s Peach and Pluot Jam
Fresh Apricot Jam
Fig and Ginger Jam
Fresh Bing Cherry Jam
Fresh Strawberry Jam
Blackberry Jam
Tomato Jam
Orange Marmalade
Quince Marmalade
Plum Chutney
Mango and Pineapple Chutney
Mango, Lime, and Date Chutney
Peach and Dried Apricot Chutney
Apple and Dried Fruit Chutney
Cranberry-Apple Chutney
Cranberry-Ginger Compote
Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry Sauce with Red Wine and Oranges
New-Fashioned Apple and Pear Mincemeat
Sweet and Spicy Red Grapes
Confit of Green Tomato
Quick and Easy Tomato Ketchup

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