Now that the weather is turning from the humid summer air to the crisp bite that October brings us in the morning, peoples free time activities start to shift. There are many pastimes that bring people together, which some say are best done under the changing leaves of the autumn trees; sitting by a bonfire making smores, or enjoying a warm mug of apple cider with cinnamon on your front porch to name a few. While others look forward to the cooler weather so they can return to the kitchen and cook those tasty, hearty meals that everyone grew up loving. Sitting around the dinner table sharing yummy comfort food seems that much more enjoyable when the air outside has cooled off after the summer.
Do you take advantage of your crock pot? They make for some of the most simplistic meals, yet pack them full of flavor. A big misunderstanding about crock pots is that you can only make soups or stews in them. With the advancements in slow cookers, like adding a temperature probes and timers, you can prepare anything from roasts to pasta dishes in them. There are thousands of recipes available online that consist of recipes outside of the traditional stews or soups. There are also many benefits to using your crock pot. But if these reasons don’t convince you, then the 6 delicious recipes include here will certainly get your mouth watering.
BENEFITS OF USING A SLOW COOKER
I believe one of the most useful reasons for a slow cooker is the ease of preparation and execution of your meal, since in most cases it is a one pot dish. You can easily put a meal together in the morning before heading off to your day, and then you can look forward to returning to a home full of wonderful aroma’s. There is also the bonus of having your meal already done, eliminating spending extra time in the kitchen making dinner while you are already hungry after a tiring day. An overlooked benefit to the one pot meals is the health aspect; since everything is cooked together and served in the same cooking liquid, there is no nutritional loss to your meal.
Now let’s dive a little deeper into benefits of a crock pot while looking at the cost saving techniques that