Discover a thoroughly modern approach to slow cooking, where classic comfort foods are enlivened with fresh flavors, colors and textures. Ideal for today's busy schedules, this creative cookbook reinvents traditional slow-cooked favorites with over 100 contemporary recipes for family dining and easy entertaining. Each beautifully photographed recipe includes a simple way to add fresh, seasonal character - such as pairing slow-simmered farro with crisp spring vegetables or teaming garlicky chicken with colorful tomatoes and corn. You'll also find tips for healthy side dishes and make-ahead suggestions for hectic weeknights. Highlights include tender short ribs with crunchy daikon and carrot salad, sliced brisket with chimichurri sauce, and chicken-tortilla soup with avocado, corn and cilantro. Hardcover, 224 pages.