Slow Cookers: Guides, Tutorials, Care & Recipes

A slow cooker is one of the most beloved appliances on the market. Make the most of yours with this library of slow-cooker recipes, techniques, buying guides and more.

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Slow-Cooker Guinness Beef Stew

Make this traditional Irish stew in your slow cooker! Cooking low and slow creates very tender beef and a robust flavor. The best part is that it's ready to eat after you get home from a long day. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

How to Make Crockpot Smothered Pork Chops

Simple smothered pork chops are the quintessential comfort food—and they're almost foolproof to make in the slow cooker.

How to Make Slow-Cooker Guinness Beef Stew

Full of chunks of beef, carrots, parsnips and potatoes, this deeply flavorful slow-cooker Guinness beef stew makes a hearty meal...

How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Potpie

Each bowl of this flavorful slow-cooker chicken potpie is topped with a fluffy biscuit.

Slow-Cooked Apple Cinnamon French Toast

My husband works nights delivering linens to hospitals and nursing homes. As a retired nurse, I worked many years at...

Slow-Cooker Spanakopita Frittata Sandwiches

Years ago my husband and I took a cruise through the Greek islands for our 10th anniversary. Delicious and nutritious...

Twice-Cooked Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is my favorite food, so it’s no surprise that I’ve tried dozens of recipes looking for the perfect...

How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Casserole

Find cooking tips and a step-by-step recipe for how to make slow-cooker chicken casserole.

How to Make Slow Cooker Chicken and Rice—the Easiest Weeknight Meal

This slow cooker chicken and rice is healthy, budget-friendly and quick to prepare.

Snag an On-Sale Slow Cooker in Time for the Super Bowl for as Low as $24

Bump up your game day parties without bumping up prep time. These slow cooker deals save money and minutes!

How to Make Slow-Cooker Chicken Legs Like a Pro

Craving drumsticks? Our recipe for slow-cooked chicken legs is easy, saucy and sure to impress.

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Slow-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Don't be shy about loading up the spices and shredded chicken for this recipe. Slow-cooker chicken tortilla soup tastes amazing...

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97 Slow-Cooker Recipes to Warm Your Winter

Come in from the cold and sit down to slow-simmered pot roast, loaded chili and breakfast-for-dinner, too. Even on the...

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16 Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Recipes for Stress-Free Holidays

Making a slow-cooker turkey breast for Thanksgiving is so stress-free, you’ll realize you can do it any time of year!

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69 Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes for the Slow Cooker

Save space in your oven this Thanksgiving by using your slow cooker to whip up holiday favorites like turkey, sides,...

Pumpkin Pie Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin pie vodka hot chocolate is the ultimate holiday cocktail. Made in a slow cooker and perfect for feeding a...

How to Make Spaghetti Squash in a Slow Cooker

Slow cooker spaghetti squash might be the easiest dump-and-go dinner. You only need spaghetti squash and water! The end result...

Easy Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

I love how these scrumptious treats make use of my slow cooker and are so easy! I can just walk...

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22 Slow-Cooker Cake Recipes That Are a Piece of Cake to Make

Try these slow cooker cake recipes for perfectly baked results every single time. Our personal favorite? The chocolate lava cake.

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Bertolli® Spinach & Artichoke Dip

The addition of Alfredo sauce gives this quick and easy appetizer and more refined and elegant flavor.

Copycat Honey Baked Ham

For holidays and special occasions my family loves a good old fashioned baked ham. One year I decided to see...

Slow-Cooked Sesame Wings

I developed this recipe for my daughter, who loved wings. My family always welcomed her friends to our house for...

Slow-Cooker Spiral Ham

My family loves when I make this slow-cooker spiral ham. I'm not sure which they love more though: eating it...

Slow-Cooker Caramelized Onions

Slow-cooker caramelized onions will make any meal taste better. Toss them on a burger or sandwich, or in scrambled eggs...

Slow-Cooker Baked Ziti

I don't know one family that doesn't have some crazy, hectic weeknights. This slow-cooker baked ziti recipe was a delicious,...

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Cafe Rio Copycat Pork Bowls

My friends are big fans of Cafe Rio's sweet pork tacos, so I came up with this version to eat...

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45 Budget-Friendly Slow-Cooker Recipes

When your schedule's full and your wallet's empty, meal planning can be a challenge. These cheap Crock-Pot meals come together...

Slow-Cooker Pinto Beans

I love pinto beans, but I always feel the flavor can easily turn too bland. I added a little this...

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Oxtail Soup

This wonderfully rich slow-cooker oxtail soup will warm your soul and your taste buds. Oxtail stew is a favorite family...

How to Cook a Crockpot Ham

Overwhelmed by all the holiday recipes taking up your oven real estate? Here's how to heat up a precooked ham...

These Slow Cooker Liners Make Kitchen Cleanup a Breeze

From mouthwatering roasts to luscious cheesecakes, is there anything your slow cooker can't do? Well, we have yet to find...