This Mexican carnitas recipe is authentic braised and fried pork that makes for conversation-stopping, fall-apart-tender awesomeness.
Maybe what the world needs is a single currency. Like jars of this sweet, rich, intense bacon jam that makes everything better.
Slow Cooker Ribs3/41
All the scintillating, fall-off-the-bone magnificence of smoked ribs. None of the standing outside in the snow or sleet to tend your grill or smoker.
Slow cooker posole is an easy and authentic Mexican posole minus all the tending and stirring on the stovetop.
Coq au Vin5/41
Coq au vin, aka chicken soused in wine, is a French classic that exists in countless incarnations. This rich, soulful riff is from Julia Child.
A show of hands, please. Who swoons to meat that's slowly imbued with wine and aromatics and then tossed atop pasta? Just as we thought.
Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this simple yet perfect slow cooker approach.
"Just like something grandma made." "A great way to have chicken leftovers." "WONDERFUL!" That's what folks are saying about this soup.
This simple, one-pot stovetop braise melds the intoxicating and inimitable aroma of soy, citrus, ginger, and star anise. But don't take our word for it...
Coca Cola Brisket10/41
This heartachingly tender brisket draws on just four ingredients, including a can of Coca Cola. Tasting is, truly, understanding.
Homemade Corned Beef11/41
Homemade corned beef is crazy easy to make. And it's not just for St. Patrick's Day. Although that holiday simply isn't the same without it.
This classic, hearty, homey dish—just like something your grandma used to make—is the perfect one-pot meat and potatoes meal. Includes oven as well as slow cooker instructions.
"Simple." "Sloppy and delicious." "No-fuss." 'WOW!" That's what folks are saying about this easy peasy braised pulled pork.
Beef Bone Broth14/41
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.
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.
With barely any effort, you can turn out terrific taco-ready barbacoa—that's uber tender shredded meat infused with a hint of heat.
Short Rib Chili17/41
This splurge of a chili recipe is made with ultra tender braised beef and is easy to make on the stovetop or in the slow cooker.
Slightly tart and eminently easy, this tomatillo sauce makes ample so you can stash some in the fridge for later. Cook once, eat twice.
A soupy, stewy, smoky chili with stealth veggie goodness galore, including the likes of zucchini, bell peppers, and more. Healthful never tasted so darn good.
Roast Chicken Stock20/41
Sure, made-from-scratch stock like grandma used to make is frugal beyond belief. But wait till you see what it does for your cooking.
A stick-to-your-ribs recipe in which plain old pintos are doctored up with apple cider, onion, salt pork, molasses, and mustard. Amen.
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.
Here’s a soothing weeknight dinner fix with a ridiculously high taste-to-effort ratio that's easily customizable. Sorta like the Mexican tortilla soup equivalent of Taco Tuesday.
Almost as good as cramming tacos from a street cart in your piehole late at night with pork juice dripping from your elbow.
A simple autumn staple made in a slow cooker from chef Hugh Acheson.
Think there's nothing for supper? Pull out this recipe. Then look in your pantry again. You just have to know where to look.
All the rich, creamy, comforting goodness of the authentic Indian classic. Plus the convenience of being made in the slow cooker.
Despite this recipe having a cheater-like profile, it does actually taste like real posole. We swear.
Served in every beer hall in eastern France, choucroute garnie is essentially a gussied up hot dog and sauerkraut. To which we say, oui!
Slow cooker roast beef au jus. Perhaps the first slow cooker recipe yet that'll keep everyone at the table uber satisfied—including the person making and cleaning up after the meal.
Pull out your slow cooker and sate yourself with this tender, sweetly spiced, subtly smoky shredded pork. And with nary any effort.
Chicken Bone Broth32/41
Easy. Healthy. Paleo. Able to be made in a slow cooker. And, natch, the taste. Just a few things we adore about this chicken stock.
Easy and slow cooker friendly. Do we really need to say anything else?
The best vegetarian chili recipe we've ever tried. Even better, it's easy to make, just spicy enough, and can even be made in the slow cooker.
This slow cooker beef chili is easy as can be to make, satisfying beyond words to taste. Just dump all the familiar chili ingredients in a crockpot. Dinner is done.
"OMG!" "Not too spicy, eat-it-from-the-pot tasty." "We loved it!" That's what folks are saying about this chili with its sweet heat.
Chili con Carne37/41
"Outstanding!" "This is a sophisticated uptown chili.""This recipe is the bomb." That's what folks are saying about this recipe.
Apple Pear Sauce38/41
Applesauce gone to finishing school. That's how we think of this apple pear sauce sweetened with maple syrup and seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg. Stovetop or slow cooker friendly.
Wine Poached Pears39/41
How to explain these wine poached pears? "Lovely" and "simple" and "quick" and "easy" and "impressive" come to mind.
Simply toss everything into the slow cooker and walk away. And just as compelling for its taste as well as its ease.
This recipe is gonna change your mind about store-bought applesauce. And not just because it lets you use your slow cooker and walk away. Wait'll you taste it.