Includes more than 100 almost-effortless recipes! Enjoy flavorful home cooking without slaving in the kitchen! Preparing delicious food doesn't have to be labor-intensive; with a slow cooker and this handy guide, it's easy! The book provides no-fuss recipes for everyday and holidays, describes slow-cooker features, and offers safety and troubleshooting tips. Soul-satisfying recipes include Chunky South-of-the-Border Beef Stew, Curried Chicken with Basmati Rice, and Apple Bread Pudding. Tom Lacalamita has written five appliance cookbooks and appeared on Good Morning America, CNBC, and NPR. Glenna Vance is a food writer and recipe developer. THE DUMMIES WAY Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Enjoy the latest slow cooker innovations Adjust cooking time to your schedule Intensify food flavor before slow cooking Adapt your favorite recipes Plan both simple and special meals Get smart!.