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Make It Fast, Cook It Slow
is the first cookbook from Stephanie O'Dea, the extremely popular slow cooking blogger: affordable, delicious, nutritious, and gluten-free recipes to delight the entire family.
In December 2007, Stephanie O'Dea made a New Year's resolution: she'd use her slow cooker every single day for an entire year, and write about it on her very popular blog. The result: more than three million visitors, and more than 300 fabulous, easy-to-make, family-pleasing recipes, including:
- Breakfast Risotto
- Vietnamese Roast Chicken
- Tomatoes and Goat Cheese with Balsamic Cranberry Syrup
- Philly Cheesesteaks
- Crème Brulee
--and much more. Make It Fast, Cook It Slow
is the perfect cookbook for easy, quick prep, inexpensive ingredients, and meals that taste like you spent hours at the stove.
O'Dea made a New Year's resolution to use her slow cooker every day for a year--and then write about it. "Make It Fast, Cook It Slow" collects more than 300 recipes that provide affordable, delicious, and gluten-free meal ideas.
Take it nice and slow and easy for a delicious meal . . . every night! This slow-cooker cookbook solves dinner dilemmas with 200 simple recipes that free you up while keeping your crock pot busy. Just prepare the ingredients first thing, leave them warming (all day if you like), and come home to appetizing food that everyone will love. From soups to casseroles, chilis to curries and desserts too, a world of showstopping flavors awaits you.
About the Author
Stephanie O'Dea's first book, Totally Together: An Organizational Journal for the Busy Household, will be published by Running Press in March 2009. Throughout 2008, O'Dea developed a following of over 20,000 daily readers on her blog, "A Year of CrockPotting" (crockpot365.blogspot.com). O'Dea has a background in child development and psychology, and holds a degree in English Literature from San Francisco State University. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two daughters.