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Fresh From The Vegetarian Slow Cooker: 200 Recipes For Healthy And Hearty One-Pot Meals That Are Ready When You Are by Robin Robertson

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  • Kiyah on June 28, 2013

    The black bean chili is a great recipe, simple yet the flavors really sing. The key is frying the spices with the aromatics. It's even better after it sits a day. And if you're not a vegetarian, you can throw in some extra protein.

Notes about Recipes in this book

  • Spicy black bean chili

    • Hannaha100 on January 03, 2017

      This one was super quick to prepare but just OK, probably because I toned the chilli down for baby's benefit.

  • Indian cauliflower and kidney bean stew with coconut milk

    • ccav on September 20, 2015

      This was very easy and very good. I didn't have a jalepeno on hand so left it out. Also, I subbed adzuki beans for red kidney because it's what I had. Would definitely make again.

  • Moroccan-inspired vegetable and chickpea stew

    • Hannaha100 on January 03, 2017

      This one was great and enjoyed by all, even baby! Don't miss out olives, the salty-sweet contrast was great. Prep was a bit more involved than some but worth it.

  • Kamut with root vegetables and cranberries

    • dinnermints on February 13, 2014

      This was terrible. Had a lot of leftover broth, and grains and veggies were overcooked. Maybe that's just the nature of crockpot cooking, which I don't do very often. I don't think I'd try slow-cooking whole grains again.

  • Vegetable lasagna

    • Nancith on June 07, 2016

      Great flavor! Fairly easy to prepare. I used ricotta rather than tofu to appease family members. This would work best in an oval slow cooker; mine is more narrow at bottom than top, which made it more challenging to nicely layer the ingredients.

  • Wine-braised seitan braciole

    • jh4 on April 06, 2012

      Great in concept, but I found that the wine completely overpowered all other flavors.

  • Homestyle applesauce

    • Nancith on February 20, 2014

      Nice flavor but too much excess liquid at the end.

  • Hot spiced cider

    • Hannaha100 on December 27, 2016

      Made a nice change from mulled wine. Very popular at Christmas! Great for parties, next time double the amount. Don't forget need cheesecloth/bag for spices. Made do with a (clean) baby muslin!

  • Alcohol-free wassail punch

    • Hannaha100 on December 15, 2016

      Tried this tonight and it was lovely. Wish I'd made this last year when I was pregnant over Christmas and sad to be missing out on mulled wine. I didn't have allspice berries so just used cloves and cinnamon. No idea where I'd get a can of orange concentrate but 170ml orange juice worked just fine. Will be making this again for Christmas morning!

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  • ISBN 10 1558322566
  • ISBN 13 9781558322561
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  • Published Jan 01 2004
  • Format Paperback
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Harvard Common Press,U.S.
  • Imprint Harvard Common Press,U.S.

Publishers Text

For the millions of home cooks who swear by the ease and convenience of the slow cooker, this book provides a new array of healthy, delicious recipes. And for the millions of vegetarians looking for simple, hearty fare, this book introduces them to the magic of slow cooking. Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker proves that slow cookers can be used for much more than just tough, inexpensive cuts of meat. They are perfect for vegetarian and healthy cooking because slow cooking is a foolproof way to make beans, grains, and root vegetables, in preparations such as Spicy White Bean and Sweet potato Stew with Collards, Balsamic-Glazed Carrots and Parsnips, and Boston Brown Bread. Stuffed vegetables such as Bell Peppers Stuffed with Couscous and Lentils, are moist and tender, with none of the oven's dryness. Even desserts, such as chocolate Fantasy Fondue and Brandy-Laced Pear Brown Betty, are sensational.

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