There's not a week that goes by where my slow cooker isn't put to work. It's the hero that helps me get dinner on the table when busy nights hit and lends a helpful hand during weekend meal prep. Having a solid cache of slow cooker recipes at your fingertips is always a good idea, and you can get there by saving all of your favorites.
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This recipe starts with you dredging the chicken in cornstarch and giving it a quick sear in the skillet. This extra step adds an irresistible crispy coating that mimics the fry from your favorite takeout joint, and is totally worth it.
Once you make this savory classic in the slow cooker, you may never go back to the stovetop version. The most this recipe asks of you is chopping, stirring, and time, while the slow cooker is the real hero that does all the heavy lifting.
My favorite time to tuck into a comforting bowl of congee is first thing in the morning for breakfast. Toss everything in the slow cooker before going to bed, and you'll have a real treat waiting for you in the morning.
Because of the long cook time, the slow cooker is an ideal way to make bone rich. Let this set-it-and-forget-it recipe simmer for almost two days and you will be rewarded with a pot of full-flavored liquid gold.
During these cold months when it feels like winter will never end, there are few things better that braised meat. And at the top of that list is this spice-rubbed, juicy pulled pork.
The slow cooker is skilled at many things, including making it easier to work nourishing, wholesome dinners — like this green vegetable soup — into your weekly meal plan.
Some people might say this is more pudding cake than lava cake. Don't worry about getting too much into the particulars, though, because all you really need to know is that this is one simply amazing chocolate cake to have in your life.
After a little upfront prep, this rich and savory French-inspired stew benefits from an all-day simmer in the slow cooker.
If you love meaty braises, there are few things more comforting that brisket and onions. Not only is it a breeze to make in the slow cooker, but it's also even better on the second day. Make it on Sunday, and go into the week knowing Monday's dinner is already done.
Of all the chicken recipes I've made in the slow cooker (and there are many), this is one of my all-time favorites. It cooks up with a velvety sauce that's bursting with lemon and infused with a rich, roasted garlic flavor, and will make your kitchen smell amazing.