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Top 10 Guide Picks - Top 10 Slow Cooker Cookbooks

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One of the problems with the slow cooker in the past was the lack of good, tasty recipes. With several new slow cooker cookbooks on the market each year, not to mention the many resources on the Internet, people are dusting off their pots and putting them to work. Here are some of my favorite slow cooker cookbooks.

1. Slow Cooking for Dummies

This is an excellent and essential book by Tom Lacalamita and Glenda Vance. There are plenty of great recipes, along with advice on converting recipes, information on the latest slow cookers, resources, and safety advice.

2. Fix-It & Forget-It Cookbook

This one gets rave reviews on the various slow cooker lists. It's a collection of more than 800 recipes from slow cookers across the country. Multiple recipes for favorites such as meat loaf, beef stew, chili, potato dishes and apple butter.

3. Slow Cooker Cooking

Lora Brody's slow cooker cookbook, recipe titles include Chicken Merlot, Duck Confit, Tomatillo Salsa, Asian Short Ribs, New England Boiled Dinner, and many more.

4. Crockery Cookery

Mable Hoffman's excellent cookbook. Easy to follow recipes with common ingredients; designed for the slow cooker.

5. A Potful of Recipes

Easy and healthy recipes from JoAnna Lund. Titles include German Meatball Stew, Sensational Baked Beans, Broccoli Rice Melange, Chicken with Sunshine Sauce, and many more.

6. The Best Slow Cooker Cookbook Ever

An excellent collection of flavorful slow cooker recipes from Natalie Haughton.

7. Busy People's Slow Cooker Cookbook

This cookbook, written by Dawn Hall, has gotten plenty of good reviews from people who bought it. All of the recipes are made with less than 7 ingredients, and you'll find cakes, entrees, side dishes, and more. More than 200 recipes.

8. Betty Crocker's Slow Cooker Cookbook

Bread stuffing, fruit dumplings, and plenty of family favorites, this cookbook offers more than 120 recipes. Also some good tips for using your slow cooker and preparing dishes in advance.

9. The Gourmet Slow Cooker

This cookbook offers "Simple and Sophisticated Meals from Around the World." The focus is on traditional one-pot meals from various cultures, using fresh ingredients.

10. The Everything Slow Cooker Cookbook

This cookbook offers 300 easy and delicious slow-cooker meals.

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