Temps are dropping, days are shortening, and I’m getting hungry for everything pumpkin and chili – pretty sure it’s all just a scheme of the universe to get us to bust out our slow cookers.
So today let’s dust off the crockpots slash slow cookers slash whatever you want to call them and get them to magically make us something delicious (and easy, alway always easy) for dinner. Magic + delicious + easy: this is how we roll around here.
Let’s just address this right off the bat – there is absolutely a certain amount of food-fancy-ism in the cooking world related use of the slow cooker. Like, there are people in the world who are above it. I know, right" Does the slow cooker have a certain dowdy Midwestern vibe to it" Maybe a little bit. Maybe a lot. But does it make incredible meals that basically cook themselves" I repeat: INCREDIBLE MEALS THAT COOK THEMSELVES" Psh. I guess some people are too vain to appreciate this life-changing, time-saving magic, so we’ll just leave them be.
Where my Normals With Day Jobs Who Love Time-Saving Meals at" This post was written for us. *disclaimer: I say us but, actually, technically, I’m not a Normal With A Day Job anymore I KNOW but I used to be one and I understand the struggle – can I be grandfathered into the group"* We, as a group of Normals, are going to be moving forward today with confidence, knowing that use of the slow cooker is one of the best ways to get an easy meal on the table AND surprise! one that actually tastes really good because that food, whatever it is, has been simmering into flavorful perfection all day long.
Let’s talk slow cookers (or as we call them here in Minnesota – “crockpots”) for a quick minute.
I have this slow cooker which is a round Crock-Pot. To be honest, I have no idea what model or size it is (4 quart, maybe") because I just registered for it when we got married without ...