Cooking with Gear & Gadgets

Learn how to put your favorite gear to work. We’ve got tips on how to make the most of your pressue cooker, Dutch oven, cast-iron skillet, air fryer and much more.

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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 with your favorite toppings. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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 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...