Though they fell out of vogue for a while, crock pots are back with a vengeance - and with good reason. These countertop cookers take all of the guesswork out of family meals, and they can have your dinner hot and ready when you walk in the door after a long day of work. Sure, they have limitations (no browning, sorry) but the long, slow-cooking process is perfect for achieving tenderness in meats and creating lovely stews. Slow cooker recipes can turn chicken, beef, and pork into dinner with just a couple minutes of prep. Throw in a pork shoulder with some orange juice and onions and it'll turn into fragrant pulled pork perfect for tacos by dinnertime. Feel like chili? You can pretty much dump all of the ingredients together, set the timer, and walk away - it'll be a Texas-style feast when you return hours later.See Popular Slow Cooker Recipes
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Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan requires no frying to make dinner delicious. This might be even better than the classic recipe you're used to!
These BBQ Beef Sandwiches have a hint of spice that's cooled off by juicy fresh mango slices. This is comfort food with a tropical twist!
Break out your slow cooker for this Honey-Rosemary Chicken dinner. The recipe satisfies the need for an easy meal and the desire for something delicious.
This Slow Cooker Beef Stew is filled with family-friendly Mexican flavors, and makes for an easy dinner any night of the week.
This easy recipe for slow cooker Cincinnati Chili has five different ways to enjoy it--so it will please even the pickiest eater.
Apple butter is one of the most popular fall fruit preserves and with this recipe to make it in your slow cooker, it's now one of the easiest too.
See how to make a super-simple chicken stew with carrots, peas, and mushrooms.
Take a trip to Morocco with this easy slow-cooker meal using boneless chicken thighs, plump raisins and apricots, and warm spices.
Slow Cooker Taco Meat Loaf combines the ease of your slow cooker and the classic comfort of meat loaf with the zesty flavors of tacos.
With a little morning prep you can get dinner on the table in no time with these easy slow cooker chicken recipes.
Slow cooker Curried Chicken is a warming, mild dish that is a wonderful introduction to Indian flavors for children.
Green Beer? No way! Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage.
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This slow cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup is easy to make, simple to customize for your family, and makes for a perfect weeknight meal.
Slow cookers can be a home cook's best friend. Use a slow cooker to simplify meal prep by cooking foods at low temperatures over multiple hours...
We all know that slow cookers are a great time-saver, and the low, slow heat they put out is perfect for chili. The long cooking process allows the spices to permeate the meat, and ensures that the beans will be perfectly tender and creamy. An extended simmer also gives the tomatoes time to break down, so the texture of the chili is sublime.
Try these warm-weather recipes for your slow cooker to make family favorites including tacos, burgers, hot dogs, cobbler and Greek yogurt.