By Elizabeth Bonner
Texas native Samantha Skaggs got her start in the kitchen at an early age helping her mother get a home-cooked meal on the table every night. By the time she began cooking for her own husband and three children, her passion for food had blossomed into her frequented blog, Five Heart Home, which focuses on quick-and-easy, family-friendly, from-scratch recipes. In Real Food Slow Cooker Suppers, Samantha presents 80 dinner ideas that stay true to her site’s mission through a classic, convenient medium combined with updated recipes and revitalized ingredients.
“As a busy mom of three young children, I regularly rely on my slow cooker to get dinner on the table,” the author explains. “So I decided to center the cookbook around slow-cooker recipes made with unprocessed ingredients—unlike so many out there that rely on canned condensed soup and dry seasoning packets.”