Not Your Mother's® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two

Not Your Mother’s® Slow Cooker Recipes for Two

With recipes designed especially for the small slow cooker, this cookbook is just what singles and small families need.

See why the Ann Arbor News says, “These recipes are fresh and sophisticated.”

Complete List of Recipes

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

Chapter 1: Hale and Hearty Main-Dish Soups
  • Chicken Broth
  • Basic Vegetable Broth
  • Delicious Turkey Broth
  • Zucchini Soup with Oven Croutons
  • Mushroom Barley Soup with Nasturtium Butter
  • Butternut Squash Soup
  • Cauliflower Soup
  • Provençal Tomato Soup with Poached Eggs
  • Curried Cream of Broccoli Soup
  • Fennel Potato Leek Soup
  • Sopa de Casera with Chicken, Tofu, Avocado, and Beans
  • Chicken, Coconut, and Galangal Soup
  • Turkey and Rice Congee (Jook)
  • Turkey Minestrone
  • White Bean Soup with Bacon
  • Winter Split Pea Soup
  • Yellow Split Pea Soup with Cumin and Lemon
  • Tomato Lentil Soup
  • Black Bean Soup with Sausage and Greens
  • Chipotle Black Bean Vegetable Soup
Chapter 2: The Great American Chili Pot
  • Overnight Chicken and Bean Chili
  • Old-Fashioned Beef and Mushroom Chili with Chipotle
  • Turkey Chili with Baby White Beans
  • Pushpa’s Chili
  • Texas Chili
  • Stevie’s Poker Night Chili
  • In-a-Pinch Black Bean Chili
  • Vegetable Chili con Carne
  • Quick Hominy and Zucchini Chili
  • Slow Cooker Turkey Chili Mac
Chapter 3: Grains, Pasta Casseroles, and Sauces
  • Basic Polenta
  • Vegetable Polenta with Mascarpone Cheese
  • Lynn’s Springtime Risotto for Two
  • Risotto with Pancetta and Potatoes
  • Red Wine Risotto with Mushrooms
  • Saffron Risotto
  • Fresh Corn Risotto
  • Overnight Steel-Cut Oats Oatmeal
  • Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Raisins
  • Cinnamon-Apple Oatmeal
  • Creamy Oatmeal with Lots of Dried Fruit
  • Old-Fashioned Rolled-Oats Oatmeal
  • Slow-Baked Macaroni and Cheese
  • Marinara and Mozzarella Lasagna
  • Essential Marinara Sauce
  • My Mom’s Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce
  • Sugo di Carne
  • Italian Tomato Sauce with Cracked Red Pepper and Pancetta
  • Italian Meat Sauce
Chapter 4: Perennial Favorites: Chicken and Turkey
  • Salsa Chicken with Cheese
  • Moroccan-Spiced Tomato Chicken with Almonds
  • Cashew Chicken Lo Mein
  • Curried Chicken Breasts
  • Chicken with Basil Cream Sauce
  • Red Curry Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk
  • Chicken Mole
  • Greek Chicken with Feta
  • Spicy Chicken Cacciatore with Fennel Seed and Balsamic Vinegar
  • Slow Cooker Pulled Barbecue Chicken
  • Orange Teriyaki Chicken
  • Chicken Bouillabaisse
  • Sticky Chinese Chicken Wings
  • Jerked Chicken Drumsticks
  • Braised Chicken Drumsticks with Garbanzos and Dried Fruit
  • M’s Turkey Taco Salad
  • Smoky Chipotle Turkey Breast
  • Holiday Turkey Breast with Cranberry-Sage Stuffing
  • Red Wine Turkey Stew with Buttermilk Biscuit Dumplings
  • Poached Turkey Tenderloin with Mango-Ginger Salsa
  • Jesse’s Turkey Shiitake Meatloaf
  • Turkey Pot Roast
  • Turkey Breast Cutlets with Sweet Potatoes
  • Braised Herbed Turkey Legs in Riesling
  • Turkey Thighs Carbonnade
  • Turkey Thighs, Acorn Squash, and Apples
Chapter 5: Global Flavors: Pork and Lamb
  • Braised Pork Chops with Turnips and Apples
  • Pork Chops with Sauerkraut and New Potatoes
  • Mexican Pork Chops
  • Pork Stew Peperonata
  • Lions’ Heads
  • Tomatillo Pork and Mushrooms
  • Pork and Celery Stew
  • Jerked Pulled Pork with Rum Barbecue Sauce
  • Pork Tenderloin with Rhubarb
  • Pork Tenderloin with Ginger-Plum Glaze
  • Oscar’s Pork Chile Verde
  • Chipotle-Honey Pork Tenderloin with Watermelon Salsa
  • Glazed Whole Baby Ham with Pineapple
  • Honey Barbecue Pork Ribs
  • Country Pork Ribs with Sauerkraut and Pears
  • Red Ribs
  • Lamb Stew with Lemon and Garlic
  • Navarin with Mint and Peas
  • Lamb Korma
  • Lamb Stew with Peanut Sauce
  • Tagine of Lamb, Tomato, Green Beans, and Sesame
  • Lamb Stew Agrodolce
  • Round Bone Lamb Chops with Mushroom and Sweet Peppers
  • Lamb Chops in Beer
  • Lamb Riblets with Honey and Chipotle
  • Baby Legs of Lamb Braised with Shallots and Vinegar
  • Lamb Shanks with Chickpeas, Cinnamon, and Cumin
Chapter 6: King of the Slow Cooker: Beef and Veal
  • Merlot Beef Ragoût
  • Baby Beef Stew with Grappa and Olives
  • Baby Beef Stew Classico
  • Beef Tagine with Dried Mango and Raisins
  • Lou’s Beef Stifatho
  • Barbecue Braised Brisket with Butter Beans
  • Espresso-Braised Pot Roast with Balsamic Vinegar
  • Old-Fashioned Meatloaf
  • Short Ribs of Beef with Zinfandel and Balsamic Vinegar
  • Cabernet Short Ribs of Beef with Apricots
  • Smothered Skirt Steak with Basil Sauce Fiorentino
  • Skirt Steak Fajitas with Tomato-Olive Salsa
  • Chinese Pepper Steak
  • Corned Beef and Lentils
  • Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Carrots
  • Individual Pot Roasts
  • Osso Buco with Mushrooms
  • Osso Buco with Fennel, Capers, and Lime
  • Veal Stew with Artichokes and Potatoes
  • Greek Lemon Veal Stew with Spinach
Chapter 7: Quick Accompaniments to Slow-Cooked Meals
  • French Pilaf
  • Saffron Rice
  • Basic Wild Rice
  • Seco de Quinoa
  • Rice and Vermicelli Pilaf
  • Bulgur Pilaf
  • Angel Hair Pancakes with Chives
  • Oven-Roasted Roots
  • Oven-Roasted Vegetable Spaghetti
  • Boiled New Potatoes with Sour Cream
  • Spaetzle Dumplings
  • Slow Cooker Buttermilk Biscuit Dumplings
  • Slow Cooker Dumplings from a Mix
  • Olive Oil Corn Muffins
  • Hot Pepper Corn Bread