MARTHA STEWART’S SLOW COOKER: 110 Recipes for Flavorful, Foolproof Dishes (Including Desserts!), Plus Test-Kitchen Tips and Strategies by Martha Stewart is the perfect way to prepare winter fare with ease. The 110 recipes included are innovative and inspiring and even relate how the slow cooker can gently poach fish, cook up scalloped potatoes, and even bake a cheesecake! Favorites include Hawaiian-style short ribs; Persian lamb stew; chicken thighs with cilantro chutney; shrimp, chicken, and andouille gumbo; and apple-cranberry crisp.
LEON HAPPY SOUPS by Rebecca Seal and John Vincent is a collection of new recipes from Leon, the home of naturally fast food in London. Soups are perfect for the winter, and these innovative ideas are great for fresh and healthful soups to feed family and friends. Favorites include: zucchini and green herb; winter minestrone; goulash; ribollita; asparagus with romesco; and chocolate soup with sweet & salty brioche croutons.
CLARIDGE’S THE COOKBOOK by Executive chef of Claridge’s Martyn Nail and cookbook author Meredith Erickson is an exploration into the amazing dishes served at this classic jewel of a hotel in London. For Anglophiles or anyone who loves to eat English fare, this book is a beauty. Standouts include lobster, langoustine & crab cocktail; tea sandwiches; Claridge’s scones; Claridge’s chicken pie; and shortbread biscuits.