11 Slow-Cooker Soup and Stew Recipes to Warm Your Body and Soul
The only thing better than a nearly effortless dinner is the smell of it simmering all day long.
18 Family-Friendly Slow-Cooker Recipes to Make for Dinner
There are days when you want to lose yourself in the kitchen, enjoying the hours spent standing over the stove. And then there are all of the other days of the year. When your calendar is packed -- or when you simply want a satisfying supper -- let your slow cooker handle dinner duties. These easy (and easy-to-clean-up) recipes prove that you can create flavor-packed, hearty meals with a little prep and the flip of a switch.
Loaded Slow-Cooker Baked Potatoes
Here a baked potato dish provides enough sustenance to make a meal in itself. Start this in the morning.
Easy Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork
No barbecue sauce here! Smoky chipotle chiles in adobo set this pulled pork apart. Martha made this recipe on Cooking School episode 402. It comes from our book, "One Pot: 120+ Easy Meals from Your Skillet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot, and More."
Slow-Cooker Bacon Jam
Spread this savory bacon jam on bread for a holiday appetizer and send your guests home with a jar.
You can make this beef stew in the oven or a slow cooker. Either way, in two simple steps, you will have a warming, wholesome, and wonderfully flavorful meal.
Slow-Cooker Triple Chocolate Brownies
Think beyond stews: Uncover the sweet side of your slow cooker with these crowd-pleasing brownies.
Southern Pulled-Pork Sandwiches
Pork shoulder, a well-marbled cut available at most supermarkets, turns fork-tender after long, slow cooking. Ours is especially succulent with a spice rub and vinegar.