My five-year-old granddaughter, who doesn't like anything, polished off a plate of this slow cooker lasagna, and asked for seconds. Her older brothers, and, well... all of us, loved it, too. As the family meal organizer, I loved it more than anyone, because with the sauce made ahead, the assembly job took minutes, and the lasagna sat in the slow cooker for the afternoon while we went out and did other things. I love that there's no chance of it burning in the slow cooker, as there is in the oven. And when the voila moment comes, and you take the top off the cooker to reveal the lasagna, you'll love the ooohs and aaahs, all for the few minutes of actual work you put...
Let your slow cooker make a batch of chipotle beef, and turn that into quick and easy worknight enchiladas with a few ingredients from the pantry. You'll have extra beef to stash in the freezer (and extra yummy chipotle sauce, too).
A round-up of fabulous slow cooker (crockpot) chicken recipes from food bloggers, including recipes for making your own "rotisserie" chicken in the crockpot.
Give beef brisket a sweet-and-sour tang with a gravy made from pomegranate molasses and mint. So unusual, and easy to cook in the crockpot. Leftovers make great sandwiches, too.
An unusual beef, vegetable and apricot stew that combines warm spices with lemon and cilantro for a bright, exotic flavor profile.
Get your slow cooker on for this rich brisket and black bean chili with the flavors of Mexican mole. Perfect with a hit of fresh lime and a topping of guacamole.
Combine the best of several classic chicken stew recipes, and this slow cooker chicken stew with lots of sweet, mellow garlic is the happy result.