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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Buffalo Chicken Chili

This Buffalo chicken chili is rich in the best way. The cream cheese, blue cheese and tangy hot sauce join forces for a dinner recipe everyone will love. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin

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...


Steak Burritos

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

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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...


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...

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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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.