Slow cookers offer busy people a simple way to enjoy a home-cooked meal. Being able to throw everything into one pot, press a button, and walk away saves time and labor. Slow cooking at low temperatures tenderizes inexpensive cuts of meat and adds flavor, helping chefs on a budget save money and still serve delicious meals. These 12 slow cooker recipes take advantage of summer produce to create inexpensive and satisfying meals, but frozen vegetables can easily be substituted.
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