Crockery Cookery Author:Mable Hoffman Mable Hoffman loves to cook. A professional home economist, she cooks to develop recipes, to promote food products and to prepare those tasty eye-appealing dishes you've seen in ads and food-preparation articles. She's also a food stylist and editorial consultant for Better Homes & Gardens. — Slow cooking is different and requires special recipes... more ». Mable developed every recipe specifically for slow-cooking pots. Every one has been tested and re-tested to bring you sure success with each meal you prepare. You'll see how your slow-cooking pot invites culinary creativity. Just use these recipes as a foundation and add a little pinch of your own ingenuity to the pot.