• Book Excerpt -- Fix-it and Forget-it



    If there are times when you're too busy or too tired to cook and you're looking to avoid fast foods, then consider revisiting the newly revised and updated classic "Fix-it and Forget-it Cookbook" by Phyllis Pellman Good.

    With 700 recipes (including 100 all new) intended for our favorite time-saving convenience the slow cooker, New York Times bestselling author Phyllis Pellman Good offers tips for easy to prepare meals with "little fuss and lots of flavor."

    We think of using slow cookers for hearty meals and rib-sticking Winter fare, but there's more to it here.

    Slow cookers can cook up a meal while you're out enjoying the Summer and do it without heating up the kitchen.


    Broccoli Corn Bread


    Winfred Ewy, Newton, KS
    Makes 8 servings


    Prep. Time: 15 minutes
    Cooking Time: 6 hours
    Ideal slow-cooker size: 3- to 4-qt


    1 stick margarine, melted
    10-oz pkg. chopped broccoli, cooked and drained
    1 onion, chopped
    1 box corn bread mix
    4 eggs, well beaten
    8 oz. cottage cheese
    1 tsp. salt


    1. Combine all ingredients. Mix well.


    2. Pour into greased slow cooker. Cook on Low 6 hours, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.


    Serving suggestion: Serve like spoon bread, or invert the pot, remove bread, and cut into wedges.


    The above is an excerpt from the book Fix-it and Forget-it Cookbook: Revised & Updated: 700 Great Slow Cooker Recipes by Phyllis Pellman Good. The above excerpt is a digitally scanned reproduction of text from print. Although this excerpt has been proofread, occasional errors may appear due to the scanning process. Please refer to the finished book for accuracy.

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