Let's face it. Summer is a time for fun, and some parents don't want to stay in a hot house all day and cook, while some just don't have the time or energy. This is the kind of meal that you just pop in the slow cooker and do whatever you and your family have to do for 6-8 hours. Then just put it in some lettuce wraps and eat! It's easy, fuss-free, and I think it tastes great.
This is an easy slow cooker recipe for pork and beans.
Easy, feeds a crowd. I make this all the time for the guys at work. I watch for the full loins to go on sale. After feeding the crew at work (12- 15 people) I still have leftovers to bring back home. You can add the bbq sauce into the meet after it is cooked, or have it on the side. Great both ways. Serve on buns and enjoy.
It will let your friends from Hawaii think you dug a pit in your backyard. You don't have to add cabbage if you don't want to.
I have taken many chili recipes and played with them over time and have come with this one that everyone loves. Optional suggestion: Serve over Fritos and top with Cheddar cheese.
Here's a quick and easy way to prepare barbecue ribs without all the mess of preparation and cleanup. The nice part is that you can prepare in the morning and the ribs will be ready when you come home from work in the evening. Serve on rolls or slice and serve with side dishes.
Let the taste of Brazil simmer in your home all day. When you're ready, spoon out this hot, hearty stew and count down the days till Festival.
I am one lazy cook and don't want to put up with a lot of work in getting a rack o' ribs to cook to a perfect fall-off-the-bone state. I also do NOT have the smoker and I hate heating up the house with an oven bake. In making perfect ribs, the two things we can't get rid of are time and low temp. The perfect solution is the 6 quart slow cooker. Here's how to get ribs perfect EVERY time and not make a hassle over it.
Can't make it much easier than this, pal. Drop a pork roast in a slow cooker, stir some stuff up and pour it on top, then set and wait for your house to fill with the amazing smell of roasting meat. 4 hours later, you've got one delicious meal.
A basic chili that depends on your green chiles. You can roast them yourself for extra smoky flavor. The canned kind works out pretty well, too. Inspired by Johnny V.'s "Pueblo Chili."
Toss just three ingredients in your slow cooker and you'll have sweet, delicious meat for sandwiches or anything else. Also includes tips to make gravy once the "cooking" is done.
When the slow cooking of this delicious roast is done, you'll make an incredible gravy to serve over the fall-off-the-bone pieces.
You need a few simple spices and absolutely no cooking skill whatsoever to make this pulled pork.
An easy pork recipe that makes delicious, tender meat flavored with apples and raisins.
Beginning cooks can wow anyone with this slow-cooked pork burrito. No real cooking required, just put some pork in the slow cooker with some other stuff, sit back and think about what a great meal you're going to have. (See our "How to roll up a wrap" article.)
Another way to use up that leftover meat is to make a soup out of it. But why be boring about it? Add some spicy Mexican chorizo to it and you've got a really great soup! It's really easy and quick to make and warms you up nicely! Note that you can use meat, shrimp or both along with the chorizo in this soup. (PS: You can also make this in your slow cooker. See the "Alternate Method" below for the directions!)
Here's a great and simple way to prepare country style pork ribs. You can cook them in your slow cooker as the recipe suggests or stick 'em in a 250 degree F oven for 5-6 hours. Either way, they come out tender and succulent and the sauce/gravy is wonderful for soaking up with some rolls! Serves 2-4
Craving fall-off-the-bone pork? If you also love spice, this is the easy slow cooker recipe for you, friend.
The BBQ classic, pulled pork, with south of the border flavors like oregano, cumin, green chiles and cilantro. Serve on sandwiches or toss on tortillas.
Fall off the bone ribs with a hint of Asian-flavors. Thanks, slow cooker!