COOK SLOW: 90 Simple, Chilled-Out, Stress-Free Recipes for Slow Cookers and Conventional Ovens by BBC’s Masterchef Goes Large competitor Dean Edwards is a nice compilation of recipes with a fresh approach which allows one to fit the enjoyment of planning, preparing, and creating a meal into one’s busy life. Favorites include: Creole chicken and shrimp gumbo; roasted butternut squash tagine; braised pork meatballs in rich cider gravy; whole roasted cauliflower with tomatoes and olives; and sticky toffee pudding cake.
MILK STREET TUESDAY NIGHTS by noted cooking expert Christopher Kimball and his team of cooks and editors at Mil Street is a fabulous compendium of more than 200 simple weeknight dinners full of bold flavors and easy recipes to make great cooks of all of us! At Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, Tuesdays are the new Saturdays which mean each recipe is special and guaranteed to make you a great success in your kitchen. Standouts include: soupy rice with chicken; mushroom pork omelet; caramel-braised chicken; cashew-coconut meatballs; Singapore chili shrimp; and sesame oat crumble.
FESTIVE HOLIDAY RECIPES: 103 Must-Make Dishes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Ever Everyone Will Love from Food Network star Addie Gundry, is a one-stop shopping cookbook for all things holiday. The book is full of beautiful mouth-watering photographs featuring holiday recipes with wonderful twists and creative ideas including: Granny’s monkey bread; slow-cooker turkey breast; leftover turkey shepherd’s pie; garlic and chive mashed potatoes; and pumpkin spice roll. Addie Gundry also offers another new book CAKE! 103 Decadent Recipes for Poke Cakes, Dump Cakes, Everyday Cakes, and Special Occasion Cakes Everyone Will Love which if chock full of fun cakes for the holidays and beyond. Favorites include: coconut pound cake; creamy lemon angel cake; no-bake strawberry icebox cake; fall pumpkin dump cake; slow-cooker chocolate lava cake; and fudgy s’mores mug cake.