The French Slow Cooker by Michele Scicolone

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Plug it in and Cook with French Flair

“I’d bet that if French cooks could get their hands on Michele Scicolone’s French Slow Cooker, which is filled with smart, practical, and convenient recipes, they’d never let it go.” — Dorie Greenspan, author of Around My French Table

With a slow cooker, even novices can turn out dishes that taste as though they came straight out of the kitchen of a French grandmère. Provençal vegetable soup. Red-wine braised beef with mushrooms. Chicken with forty cloves of garlic. Even bouillabaisse. With The French Slow Cooker, all of these are as simple as setting the timer and walking away. Michele Scicolone goes far beyond the usual slow-cooker standbys of soups and stews, with Slow-Cooked Salmon with Lemon and Green Olives, Crispy Duck Confit, and Spinach Soufflé. And for dessert, how about Ginger Crème Brûlée? With The French Slow Cooker, the results are always magnifique.

 

About Michele Scicolone

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Michele Scicolone is the author of The Italian Slow Cooker, Entertaining with the Sopranos, The Sopranos Family Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller, and Bistro Laurent Tourondel. Her 1000 Italian Recipes and A Fresh Taste of Italy were nominated for James Beard and International Association of Culinary Professionals Awards.
 
Published January 3, 2012 by Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 243 pages
Genres: Self Help, Cooking. Non-fiction

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She compares that to the ease of preparing the same dish in a slow cooker, the aroma of which made her feel as if she had “arrived at the farmhouse kitchen of the French grand-mère I never had.” She explains that “with the help of a slow cooker, it’s easy to make homey and inexpensive Fr...

Nov 21 2011 | Read Full Review of The French Slow Cooker

City Book Review

If you are a fan of slow cookers, The French Slow Cooker is an excellent book for your kitchen bookshelf.

Mar 09 2012 | Read Full Review of The French Slow Cooker

Boston.com

Some of these tips are in “The French Slow Cooker,’’ a volume from Michele Scicolone, prolific author of “The Italian Slow Cooker,’’ and a host of other easy-entry cookbooks.

Mar 07 2012 | Read Full Review of The French Slow Cooker

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