Slow cookers are affordable to buy, can cut down the time you spend cooking, can help you set budgets and plan in advance, and even make cooking less fatty.
Better yet, lots of chefs share their slow cooker recipes online for free.
We’ve searched the web to find the best slow cooker recipe sites and the tastiest, easiest slow cooker recipes for you to try at home.
Get Crocked – Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham
Get Crocked is run by chef Jenn Bare, who has a weekly show in the U.S. and is known as the ‘Crock-Pot Girl’. Her blog is packed full of recipes, from breakfast, lunch and dinner to desserts and hot drinks. To make the most of her recipes it’s worth investing in cup measuring utensils, which often come in handy for American recipes.
Her ‘Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham’ recipe is delicious and sure to warm you up on a cold winter’s evening. Spiced with cloves, honey, cinnamon and mustard, it is a seasonal treat that’s very simple to make.
CrockPot Ladies – Crock-Pot Cranberry-Orange Chutney
With nearly 1.5 million followers on Facebook, the CrockPot Ladies are internet superstars with a great selection of recipes on their popular site.
Their Crock-Pot Cranberry-Orange Chutney makes a fantastic accompaniment to turkey, chicken or pork and saves the hassle of having to make it weeks in advance.
Slow Cooker Gourmet – Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup
Slow Cooker Gourmet is a brilliant site for people who like to try new food, although it’s also home to a host of simple recipes too.
The Crockpot Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup makes a tasty and wholesome dinner to curl up on the couch with over the winter, especially if you succumb to a seasonal cold.
Food Network – Slow Cooker Gooey Brownie Cake
Lots of big recipe websites have slow cooker sections, and the popular Food Network lifestyle website is no exception. It’s populated with dozens of slow cooker recipes taken from television shows, and features main meals, starters, desserts and more.
The Slow Cooker Gooey Brownie Cake is easy to make and makes a fantastic family dessert when served warm with vanilla ice cream.
Have you ever used a slow cooker?