• 10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Taste Even Better than Takeout - Recipes from The Kitchn

    5 monthes ago - By The Kitchn

    Takeout feels like a real savior for getting dinner on the table on those nights you really don't want to cook. But make any one of your favorite orders at home - be it tikka masala, a steak burrito burrito bowl, or General Tso's chicken - and you'll usually find that it's both cheaper and more delicious. And when your slow cooker's involved, you can bet that it's also a breeze to pull together.
    With a little planning, you can ditch the takeout menu and reach for one of these 10 recipes instead.
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  • The Most Ingenious Way to Clean a Slow Cooker Is Also the Easiest - Cleaning Lessons from Kitchn

    5 monthes ago - By The Kitchn

    I love a slow cooker. I inherited mine from a friend a few years ago. It's amazing and probably will be for decades to come: My mom still has the one she got for her wedding in the '70s and it works great. I love that I can throw a few ingredients in there in the morning and come home from worked to a perfectly done meal.
    The thing I don't love - and I'm sure other slow cooker fans will agree - is that the long cook times sometimes leave you with a ring of crusty, baked-on food that's a pain to remove.
    Well, it turns out you don't need to waste your time or energy scrubbing, because you...
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