Slow Cooker

A bowl of pork, avocado, and hominy in a red broth on a cutting board with tortilla chips

Slow Cooker Pork Posole

A slow-cooker riff on Mexican posole that has a lot of the same complexity as the classic minus all the tending and stirring on the stovetop. Still certain to satisfy.

  • (6)
  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 40 M
  • 23
An oval dish filled with slow cooker chicken with garlic and potatoes and sprigs of rosemary with a fork nestled inside.

Slow Cooker Chicken With Garlic and Potatoes

This slow-cooker chicken rewards you with a heady aroma followed by fall-off-the-bone tenderness and flavor-imbued potatoes. A just outcome for being organized in the morning.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 45 M
  • 2
A bowl of easy chicken tortilla soup, with chicken, avocado, tortilla strips, and sour cream

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Here’s a soothing dinner fix with a ridiculously high taste-to-effort ratio. And you’d never guess it’s healthy. Consider it the soup equivalent of Taco Tuesday. 

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 50 M
  • 6
A glass jar filled with beef bone broth.

Beef Bone Broth

Remember the good old days when “bone broth” was simply called “beef stock”? Sigh. Whatever you call it, it’s still simple to make. And still spectacular to taste.

  • (3)
  • 10 M
  • 24 M
  • 23
Two bowls of Instant Pot chicken gumbo in a metal tray with spoons, some cubes of bread, and chopped parsley sprinkled on top.

Instant Pot Chicken Gumbo

Comforting. Satiating. Easy. Authentic. One-pot. And adaptable for the slow cooker, pressure cooker, or stovetop. You’re welcome.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 8
A pot roast with potatoes and vegetables on a decorative platter with a serving fork on the platter and a napkin on the side.

Easy Pot Roast, Potatoes, and Vegetables

This classic, hearty, homey dish—just like something your grandma used to make but better—is an ideal one-pot meat-and-potatoes meal. Includes oven as well as slow cooker instructions.

  • (4)
  • 30 M
  • 4 H
  • 23
Blue pot of chunks of pork, authentic carnitas, with a bay leaf and wooden spoon on top

Carnitas ~ Mexican Braised Pork

This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that makes for conversation-stopping, fall-apart-tender awesomeness.

  • (34)
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 133
An almost empty jar of slow cooker apple butter with a spoon resting on the jar and smear of the apple butter beside it.

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Things don’t get much simpler or more satisfying than apples, sugar, and spice coaxed to loveliness. A simple autumn staple made in a slow cooker.

  • (2)
  • 45 M
  • 10 H
  • 20
A tray of unbaked bbq meatballs with a set of measuring spoons beside it and a bowl of barbecue sauce in the background.

BBQ Meatballs

Meatballs take a bath in homemade BBQ sauce that boasts an incredible sweet heat and a complexity that you’d never believe happens with so little effort.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0
A few Mason jars filled with chicken bone broth.

Chicken Bone Broth

Easy. Healthy. Keto. Paleo. Able to be made in a slow cooker. Remnants of a rotisserie hen work just dandy. And, natch, the taste. Just a few of the things we adore about this chicken stock.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 D, 1 H
  • 4