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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    Our 100 Most-Shared Slow Cooker Recipes

    We know slow cooking is every cook’s go-to for an easy and comforting meal. Here’s a round-up of our best slow cooker recipes that were liked, shared and pinned the most by readers like you!

    The Most Addictive Slow-Cooker Recipes You’re Not Making Yet

    For breakfast, dinner, snacks and desserts, these surprising slow-cooker recipes will earn you rave reviews.


    Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

    You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


    Slow-Cooker Cheese Dip

    I brought this slightly spicy cheese dip to a gathering with friends and it was a huge hit. The spicy...


    Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

    This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...

    Slow-Cooker Short Ribs

    These ribs are an easy alternative to traditionally braised short ribs—you don't need to pay any attention to them once...


    Slow-Cooker Pina Colada Bananas Foster

    I took bananas Foster one step further and combined it with the flavors of my favorite tropical drink: a pina...

    Slow-Cooker Banana Bread

    I love to use my slow cooker. I started to experiment with making bread in it so I wouldn’t have...


    Slow-Cooker Duck Breasts

    My husband and son are duck hunters, and I am always trying to find new ways to cook the meat....


    Slow-Cooker Beef Tenderloin

    I created this slow-cooker beef tenderloin recipe when I was having guests over. It tastes incredible with little effort. —Amanda...


    Pizza Beans

    This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...

    Glazed Carrots with Green Grapes

    After receiving a slow cooker many years ago and not knowing what to do with the thing, I finally branched...


    Indian Rice and Carrot Pudding

    This Indian carrot pudding recipe is rich in flavor and very easy to prepare. —Daljeet Singh, Coral Springs, Florida


    Mixed Veggies and Rice

    To add variety to sides for those who don't care for potatoes, I came up with this colorful dish. It's...


    Blueberry Iced Tea

    I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. Serve this blueberry iced tea...