What’s a cookbook without good tips? I love them almost as much as great recipes! Half the reason I wanted to do Fix-It and Forget-It NEW Cookbook was so that I could share all of the many slow-cooker tips I’ve learned along the way. Remember—your slow cooker works for you!
I mean—did you know that you can vent the lid of your slow cooker by using the handle of a wooden spoon?
That’s how you can cook off some of the liquid if the gravy on your beef roast is too thin or saucy. Or if you don’t want the top of your Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread to be too moist from “baking” it in your slow cooker.
Did you know that you can actually slow-cook a recipe that’s meant for the oven—and, therefore let it conveniently cook all day? You can set your favorite baking dish down into your slow cooker, as long as it fits, of course.
Or you can balance the corners of your baking dish or pan on the interior ledge of your slow cooker. It will hang there while the food in it cooks away, suspended in the low, slow heat, while you’re off doing other things!
Your slow cooker can do a lot more than you might have imagined, so don’t be shy about what you ask it to do. Don’t miss all of the helpful—and fun—tips in my Fix-It and Forget-It NEW Cookbook ! You’ll get more than just its fabulous recipes, I promise.