200 Ultra-Convenient, Super-Tasty, Completely Animal-Free Recipes
by Robin Robertson
Robin’s earlier cookbook Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow-Cooker established her bona fide as an expert on the creative use of slow-cookers, and her entire body of work speaks to her ingenuity in the kitchen and the breadth of enticing ingredients and flavors with which she works. Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker provides practical guidence on how to work with different models of slow-cookers, taking into account the sizes of various machines, the variety of settings they offer, and the quirks and personalities of each device. She addresses any lingering skepticism readers may have about whether slow-cookers can have delicious, meat-free applications, and she shows how to take into account the water content of vegetables and the absorptive qualities of grains when vegan slow-cooking.
Fresh from the Vegan Slow-Cooker includes eleven recipe chapters, four of which focus on main courses. Here you’ll find all the convenience and deep flavors of slow-cooking with Robin’s homey and comforting meals in the traditions of North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Here are some recipe highlights:
- Rustic Pot Pie Topped with Chive Biscuits
- Ziti with Mushroom and Bell Pepper Ragu
- Crockery Cassoulet
- Greek-Style Beans with Tomatoes and Spinach
- Seitan Stroganoff
- 18 robust chilis and stews
Other chapters are devoted to snacks and appetizers, desserts, breads and breakfasts, and even drinks. The many soy-free and gluten-free recipes are clearly identified. Fresh From the Vegan Slow Cooker offers readers loads of ways to expand their vegan repertoire and to get maximum value from their investment in a slow-cooker.
Paperback, 324 pages, Harvard Common Press