White oval dish with four chicken drumsticks, chopped green tomatillos, cilantro, onion, sliced chiles

Braised Chicken with Tomatillos

Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.

  • (3)
  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 23
Slow Cooker Posole

Slow Cooker Posole

Slow cooker posole is an easy and authentic Mexican posole minus all the tending and stirring on the stovetop.

  • (4)
  • 20 M
  • 4 H, 40 M
  • 19
Two corn tortillas topped with slow cooker shredded pork, cheese, and cilantro on a wooden board with some lime wedges beside.

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork

Pull out your slow cooker and sate yourself with this tender, sweetly spiced, subtly smoky shredded pork. And with nary any effort.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 12 H
  • 0
A white bowl filled with slow cooker split pea soup, set on a linen napkin

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

This bowl of comfort features all the hearty, stick-to-your-ribs goodness of traditional split pea soup with the added benefit of tossing everything in the slow cooker and walking away.

  • (6)
  • 50 M
  • 10 H, 50 M
  • 16
A canning jar filled with golden brown beef 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
Deep-Dish Brioche French Toast

Deep-Dish Brioche French Toast

The last thing you need to worry about tomorrow morning is breakfast. With this brioche French toast, you assemble it today, let it sit in the fridge overnight, and tomorrow slide it in the oven. By the time gifts are open, breakfast will be on the table.

  • (6)
  • 25 M
  • 5 H, 25 M
  • 42
A white porcelain bowl filled with cassoulet and a fork rests on the side

Slow Cooker Cassoulet

No, this isn’t quite the classic cooked-for-days cassoulet you’ll find in Gascony. This is cassoulet casserole. You’ll find no complaints here.

  • (3)
  • 1 H
  • 10 H, 45 M
  • 15
A plate of shredded Coca-Cola brisket with a fork resting in the meat.

Coca Cola Brisket

This heartachingly tender brisket draws on just four ingredients, including a can of Coca Cola. Tasting is, truly, understanding.

  • (18)
  • 15 M
  • 3 H, 25 M
  • 110
A Dutch oven and a porcelain bowl filled with choucroute garnie, made with pork, sausage, and sauerkraut, with two glasses of wine on the side.

Choucroute Garnie

Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is essentially a gussied up hot dog and sauerkraut. To which we say, oui!

  • (1)
  • 45 M
  • 5 H, 15 M
  • 6