The days are getting shorter, our lives our busier and when we get home all we really want is a nice hot meal waiting for us. Enter the slow cooker. These pots are not only for cholent. Keep yours out all week and make easy set it and forget it recipes for everything from dinner to breakfast to dessert.
A healthy vegetarian dinner can be had with this all in one soup. Make enough so you don't have to fight over the leftovers to bring to work the next day.
This recipe requires a little more work for the finishing touches, but the real flavor comes from it's long cooking while you forgot about it. Set your rice cooker too and you won't have much to do for this tasty dinner.
Every slow cooker roundup needs a pot roast! This would even be great for the early Shabbat dinners especially if you are not home for lunch the next day so you won't mind using your pot. There are so many variations for pot roast and this is a great one to try.
If you are generally a meat or chicken person, you should not forget how useful the slow cooker is for lamb. Whether in this dish using lamb stew meat or lamb shanks, they are perfect for slow cooking. And all you have to make is quick cooking couscous and your dinner is ready.
Now that we got dinner covered, what about something sweet?
Note: these can all be made parve, but if you want to make a dairy slow cooker recipe or maybe you don't have a slow cooker, you can still make these recipes in a pot or even a tin pan covered well in the oven at about 250 degrees.
This stuffed apple can be served for breakfast or dessert. Just think of what your house will smell like when this is cooking, that will be worth it alone, but it is also a healthy sweet warming treat.
Yup, you can make breakfast in your slow cooker. Really you can choose the flavors, but wake up to a hot bowl of this any winter day and you will be a happy person.
Bread Pudding, typically thought of as dessert, but could definitely be another hot breakfast option. Go ahead give it a try and let us know.
What do you like to use your slow cooker for?
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