As much as I love perusing cookbooks and trying new dishes, there are a few things that will turn me off immediately:
- Lack of photos. How can I know if I want to make this recipe without a tempting photo of the finished meal to entice me?
- Too many ingredients. If I see a recipe that has dozens of ingredients, I turn the page and never look back.
|Chicken Parmesan Casserole|
The book is divided into various sections based on the type of meal, such as appetizers, soups/stews, and pasta/casseroles, to name a few. Due to a food restriction in her own family, the author notes that all the recipes are gluten-free. There's also a chapter devoted to vegetarian meals.
A couple of the recipes that I made are Barbeque Jack Chicken and Baked Ravioli. For the chicken recipe, there are only three ingredients (chicken, pepperjack cheese, and barbeque sauce). The ravioli recipe has a couple more ingredients, but still manages to stay below the five ingredients or less of the title.
|Smoked Sausage and Beans|
The recipes in this cookbook are real time-savers, while still managing to be delicious. Search the VBPL catalog for 5 Ingredients or Less Slow Cooker Cookbook. If you enjoy this cookbook, you might also like Taste of Home: Casseroles, Slow Cooker & Soups and 365 Slow Cooker Suppers.