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Slow-Cooker Savvy

Make Your Best Meals
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Make your best slow-cooker meals yet! Discover secrets for getting the most from your cooker, explore its versatility and master dishes you can't wait to devour.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Michele Scicolone
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join award-winning food writer and cookbook author Michele Scicolone as she teaches you the slow-cooker tips and tricks you need to enjoy delicious meals for years to come. Get the best results from your slow cooker, whether you're cooking beef, chicken, lamb, pork, grains or potatoes! Find out when to brown your meat, how to layer ingredients in the cooker and how to avoid common pitfalls such as one-note dishes or mushy textures. Along the way, get Michele's award-winning recipes for tender pot roast, Peking chicken, pulled pork, lamb shanks with lentils, creamy polenta and more. Plus, discover new ways to use your slow-cooker (think eggs and even dessert!) for dishes that satisfy and impress.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Slow-Cooker Basics
Meet chef and award-winning cookbook author Michele Scicolone and learn about the benefits of slow cooking. Michele will help you choose a slow cooker that's right for you, discusses safety at home and teaches you how to calibrate and care for your slow cooker.
2. Slow-Cooking Whole Chicken
3. Slow-Cooking Chicken Pieces
4. Slow-Cooking Beef
5. Slow-Cooking Lamb & Pork
6. Slow-Cooker Side Dishes
7. Fast Slow-Cooking

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Taught by

Michele Scicolone
Michele Scicolone
Michele Scicolone is an award-winning food writer, teacher and author of 20 cookbooks, including The Mediterranean Slow Cooker, The French Slow Cooker and The Italian Slow Cooker. She has written about food, wine and travel for a variety of publications, from The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times to Food & Wine and Bon Appétit.

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