5 Recipes for Slow-Cooker Satisfaction
If there’s one thing that will help you learn abundant patience, it’s a slow-cooker. You’re forced to wait several hours for the meal, and as you do, your kitchen fills with the opulent aroma of your latest Crock Pot creation. I recently acquired my very own slow-cooker, prompting me to turn out meals of slowly simmered, velvety pulled pork and hearty stews. You’ll soon realize that it’s definitely worth the wait when you use your slow-cooker, whether for the ease of fix-it-and-forget-it mains or just as a way to save some extra space on the stove top.
Here are five worth-the-wait, slow-cooker recipes:
Get the Recipe: Pea, Ham and Potato Soup (pictured above)
Slowly simmering salty ham with peas and potatoes will produce a savory depth to this warm and satisfying vegetable soup.
Get the Recipe: Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with Blue Cheese Aioli
Chicken will become melting-ly tender when stewed in rich spices for several hours. Adorn the shredded buffalo chicken sandwiches with crisp celery leaves and blue cheese aioli for a sandwich that will be the star of any tailgate party.
Spice up your meal routine by slathering ribs in a honey- teriyaki marinade that becomes increasingly flavorful as it slowly simmers.
Slow-cooking is the key to this savory, pull-apart beef pot roast, which increases in tenderness as it patiently simmers.
The slow cooker doesn't have to just be about the main. The rich flavors of Kelsey's creamy bread pudding come together in the slow-cooker leaving you enough space to prepare the rest of your menu.
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