Not Your Mother's® Slow Cooker Cookbook

Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Cookbook

Already a classic, this first book in the Not Your Mother’s® series made home cooks everywhere fall in love with their slow cookers all over again.

See why the Times Union called this book, “One of the best… a compilation of recipes that is thoroughly modern, covering a wide flavor spectrum.”

Complete List of Recipes

Click on Chapter Title to see all recipes included in the book.

Chapter 1: From the Porridge Pot
  • Jook (Chinese Breakfast Rice Soup)
  • Congee
  • 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
  • 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
  • Farina Porridge
  • Your Own Blend Overnight Porridge
  • Old-Fashioned Almond and Coconut Granola
  • Maple Oat Granola with Dried Cranberries
Chapter 2: The Slow Cooker Soup Pot
  • Herbed Barley and Buttermilk Soup
  • Mary Moo's Green Split Pea and Barley Soup
  • Vegetarian 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 Bastarda
  • Minestrone
  • Crock-Baked Italian Bread Soup
  • The Easiest French Onion Soup
  • Julie's French Onion Soup for Two
  • Provençal Garlic Soup
  • Corn Chowder
  • Potato-Leek 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
  • Cock-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
  • Asian Vegetarian Broth
Chapter 3: Slow-Cooked Side Dishes, Vegetable Stews, and Stuffings
  • Slow-Steamed Artichokes
  • Soy-Sake Asparagus
  • Braised Peas with Lettuce
  • Braised Fresh Shell Beans
  • 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
Chapter 4: 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
Chapter 5: 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
Chapter 6: The New-Fashioned Bean Pot
  • Slow Cooker Pot of Beans
  • Basic Savory Beans
  • Slow Cooker Pinto Beans
  • Cheater’s Refried Beans
  • Frijoles Charros
  • Italian White Beans with Pancetta
  • Tuscan Beans with Herbs
  • Boston Baked Beans
  • Maple Pork and Beans
  • Vegetarian Baked Beans
  • Vegetarian Frijoles Negros
  • Stewed Black Beans
  • Mexican Black Beans with Pork
  • Orange Black Beans with Cumin
  • Slow Cooker Chickpeas
  • Chickpeas with Chard
  • 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
Chapter 7: 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
Chapter 8: 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
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Easy Cheesy Ravioli Casserole
  • Creamy Penne with Mushroom and Tuna Sauce
  • Rigatoni and Sausage
Chapter 9: Poultry, Game Birds, and Rabbit
  • Basic Poached Chicken Breasts
  • Chicken Sour Cream Enchilada Casserole
  • “Quick” Teriyaki Chicken
  • Pollo Colorado (Chicken in 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
  • Basic Poached Whole Chicken
  • Mexican-Style Lime and Cilantro Whole Chicken
  • 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 Shiitake Meat loaf
  • Kubis Rolls
  • Southwest Turkey Sausage and Hominy Stew
  • Duck Breasts with Port Wine Sauce
  • Pheasant in a Crock
  • Braised Quail
  • Rabbit Hunter’s Style
Chapter 10: 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
  • Tangy 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
  • 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
Chapter 11: 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
Chapter 12: Ribs and Wings
  • 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
Chapter 13: Fish and Shellfish
  • Crab Cioppino
  • Shrimp Creole Stew
  • Confetti Seafood Chowder
  • Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
  • Huachinango à la Veracruza (Snapper in Tomato Sauce)
  • 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 Diavolo
  • Fettuccine with Smoked Salmon
  • Seafood Pasta
  • Cheesy Tuna-Stuffed Potatoes
Chapter 14: 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
  • Nondairy Tapioca Pudding
  • Indian Pudding
  • Raisin Bread Pudding with Calvados and Pecans
  • Fresh Raspberry Bread Pudding
  • Chocolate Bread Pudding
  • Natalie’s Pumpkin Bread Pudding
  • Honey and Apple 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
Chapter 15: Fruit Desserts, Sauces, and Compotes
  • Orchard Crumble
  • Peach Crumble
  • Blueberry Grunt
  • Pear Brown Bethy
  • Applesauce
  • Cran-Apple Peach Sauce
  • Apple and Pear Sauce with Ginger
  • Crock-Stewed Dried Apricots
  • Rhubarb-Strawberry Compote
  • Rum-Butterscotch Bananas
  • Stewed Blueberries
  • Poached Cots
  • Crock-Baked Apples
  • Caramel Apples
Chapter 16: 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