The pressure cooker and the slow cooker may seem to be devices with little in common. One works fast, the other takes its time. But both yield wholesome, tasty dishes and can go a long way toward the goal of efficiently produced meals for busy families. Hurry Up and Wait is a collection of local-style recipes designed to make the best use of these devices. If you are new to using them, if you cook with one but not the other, or if you are a veteran in search of fresh ideas, these recipes will open your eyes to the versatility of two very handy tools.