Foodie Friday: 50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker

50 simple soupsFall is here and that means soup and more meals in the slow cooker.  For us, a family favorite is soups and chilis.  This book hits home with a little bit of everything to satisfy your palate.  Our favorites, pasta fagioli, minestrone and the blackbean chili with cornbread crust.  You can’t go wrong in adding this book to your at home library or giving it as a gift this holiday season.

Lynn Alley is the queen of the slow cooker, with three hugely successful books on the subject.

Lynn Alley, author of The Gourmet Slow Cooker, is famous for creating flavorful homemade meals using the kitchen’s most coveted countertop appliance–the slow cooker. Inside 50 Simple Soups for the Slow Cooker, Alley presents bold combinations for 50 new vegetarian and vegan soup dishes that are as hearty as they are flavorful. A few classics such as Ribollita and French Onion mingle with many unique offerings, including Swedish Rhubarb Raspberry Soup, Garnet Yam Soup with Coconut Cream, and Eggplant Soup with Cumin, Yogurt, and Dill.

There are 15 mouthwatering photographs of steamy, slow cooked, spoon-to-mouth goodness. A concealed wire-o format ensures ease of use with lay-flat binding and effortless page turns, while the book’s 6 1/2 by 6 1/2-inch trim size makes it a handy resource in the kitchen as well as a perfect gift for on-the-go families.

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