Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.
Today: Let's all take a deep breath, relax and slow down our favorite traditional recipes.
Picture this: you throw everything into a pot -- go run errands or even go to work for the day -- and return to a perfectly-cooked dish. This is the beauty of a slow cooker: no hovering over a stove necessary. Limited oven space? Cooking dishes in a slow cooker frees up space for roasting or baking pre-dinner parties. You can adapt most traditional recipes for use of a slow cooker -- just make sure to get the dust off first.
For starters, when selecting recipes to transform, look for buzz words like braised or slow-roasted, or soups and stews. Most recipes that require finishing in the oven or any sort of baking make for great slow cooker candidates. That being said, you really can make anything in a slow cooker: yogurt, pulled pork, chickenRead More »from How to Adapt a Recipe to a Slow Cooker