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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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...


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Our Favorite 5-Ingredient Slow-Cooker Recipes

You need just five ingredients (or fewer!) to slow-cook these tasty main dishes, sides and snacks.


Buffalo Chicken Chili

This Buffalo chicken chili is rich in the best way. The cream cheese, blue cheese and tangy hot sauce join...


Texas Chili

We make this Texas chili recipe every year for football parties. Our guests love the flavor. It can also be...

Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love...


Beer and Smoked Sausage Stew

Cold weather means it's time for hearty, comforting meals. This slow-cooker stew is perfect for keeping warm on even the...

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef Brisket

I enjoy fixing a sit-down meal for my husband and myself every evening, so this slow cooker barbecue beef brisket...


Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

This colorful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavors from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicolored...


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Tangy Pulled Pork Sandwiches

The slow cooker not only makes this an easy meal, it keeps the pork tender, saucy and loaded with flavor....


Steak Burritos

Slowly simmered all day, the beef is tender and a snap to shred. Just fill flour tortillas and add toppings...

Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip

If you like spice, you'll love this slow-cooker Buffalo chicken dip. It's super cheesy and full of rich flavor, and...


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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

These filling and flavorful vegetarian stuffed peppers are an updated version of my mom's stuffed peppers, which were a favorite...


Shredded Beef Burrito Filling

Make your next office party a taco bar or burrito bar! Set out the beef in the slow cooker on...


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Korean Pulled Pork Tacos

I created this unique pulled pork recipe so we could replicate our favorite food truck tacos at home. They're a...


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Stamp-of-Approval Spaghetti Sauce

My father is very opinionated, especially about food. This recipe received his almost unreachable stamp of approval. I have yet...

Pineapple Upside-Down Dump Cake

This dump cake recipe is wonderful topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. It works well with gluten-free and...


Simple Swedish Meatballs

When my husband packs these saucy slow-cooked meatballs in his lunch, all his work buddies wish they had their own!...


Beef Brisket Tacos

Birthday parties back home were big gatherings of cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents and anyone else we considered family. As soon...


Buffalo Chicken Sliders

I got the idea for these Buffalo chicken sliders from my mom and dad, who'd made a similar version for...


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Carolina-Style Pork Barbecue

I am originally from North Carolina (where swine is divine) and this recipe for the slow cooker is a family...


Pork, Bean & Rice Burritos

The combination of spices is key to this slow-cooked pork—it's my family's favorite burrito filling. The aroma that fills the...


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49 Easy Dump and Go Side Dishes

With minimal prep time and your trusty slow cooker, these dump-n-go side dishes make dinnertime so much easier.


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65 Heart-Healthy Slow Cooker Dinners

Just because it comes from the slow cooker, doesn’t mean dinner has to be loaded with fat and sodium.