Slow Cooker

A blue bowl filled with buttermilk ranch dressing with a spoon resting in it.

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Creamy, cool, herby, and tangy, this homemade ranch dressing is unspeakably better than the stuff in a bottle or (shudder) envelope. Slather, drizzle, dunk, and dip away.

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A bean pot of baked beans with a wooden spoon placed on a wooden chair

Appalachian Cider Baked Beans

A stick-to-your-ribs recipe in which plain old pintos are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.

  • (9)
  • 15 M
  • 6 H, 15 M
  • 50
A large white bowl filled with Instant Pot beans, with a spoon resting inside and a bay leaf nearby.

Instant Pot Beans

Get ready for a simple way to serve up a tasty helping of tender pinto beans with some subtle heat from jalapeno. Did we mention they’ll be ready in minutes?

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  • 20 M
  • 7 H
  • 0
A jar of bacon jam with a spoon in it on a wooden board with a lid and breadsticks in the background.

Bacon Jam

Maybe what the world needs is a single currency. Like jars of this sweet, rich, intense bacon jam that makes everything better.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 118
Several slices of homemade corned beef in a sandwich on a wooden table.

Homemade Corned Beef

Homemade corned beef is crazy easy to make. And it’s not just for St. Patrick’s Day. Although the holiday simply isn’t the same without it.

  • (34)
  • 30 M
  • 5 D, 3 H
  • 270
Four wine poached pears in a shallow white baking dish.

Wine Poached Pears

How to explain these wine poached pears? “Divine elegance” comes to mind. Also, easy, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, and lovely.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 4
A large measuring cup of slow cooker chicken stock on a wooden table with a ladle on the side.

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this simple yet perfect slow cooker approach.

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  • 15 M
  • 12 H
  • 39
A bowl of slow cooker Indian-style chicken with cinnamon sticks and pieces of naan on the side.

Slow Cooker Indian-Style Chicken

A slow cooker riff on chicken tikka masala that slowly cooks chicken thighs in a tomato sauce layered with spices. Oh so gratifying. Oh so simple.

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  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 11 H, 15 M
  • 2
A bowl of shredded beef chili with sweet potatoes on a plate containing a spoon, two lime wedges, and cilantro leaves.

Shredded Beef Chili With Sweet Potatoes

“OMG!” “Not too spicy, eat-it-from-the-pot tasty.” “We loved it!” That’s what folks are saying about this unexpected and robust chili with its sweet heat.

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  • 25 M
  • 4 H
  • 23