Make Your Slow Cooker Work for You

Slow cookers hold out the promise of hot meals ready and waiting at the end of a busy day, but to avoid the specter of overcooked food with watered-down flavor, you need to play to this appliance's strengths. Check out these Chowhound tips on which dishes work best in a slow cooker, how to get concentrated flavor, and sources for reliable recipes.

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