Despite its French name, this hearty stew is built on the familiar flavors of pork, chicken, and beans. Traditional cassoulet takes days of cooking, but we streamlined the recipe for the slow-cooker.
Slow-cooker stroganoff recipes promise to transform a cheap, tough cut iinto something special, but they forget about the sauce, which ends up watery and bland.
The best sweet and sour ribs brown in the oven while their sauce reduces to a potent, sticky glaze. We wanted to make this dish in a slow cooker, where browning and evaporation are minimal.
Black beans go into the slow cooker with an army of flavorful ingredients, but the result is often a muddied mess. In our recipe, the big flavors of ham, bacon, and chiles perfectly complement the creamy, rich black beans.
Beef shoulder is the classic choice for pot roast, but we wondered if pork shoulder could be used as a worthy substitute. It can-but not without some adjustments to the ingredients.
We take this cocktail party favorite from the stovetop to the slow cooker-and try to keep it tender.