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    18 Ways To Use Your Slow Cooker This Summer

    Because turning the oven on is just so not happening.

    1. Burgers

    If you don't have a grill you can still make juicy, delicious burgers in your slow cooker. Recipe here.

    2. Berry Cobbler

    3. Corn on the Cob with Garlic Butter

    If you're not eating corn on the cob this summer you're not doing it right. Recipe here.

    4. BBQ Pulled Pork

    5. Strawberry Cheesecake

    Easy peasy. Recipe here.

    6. Barbacoa Beef Tacos

    Slow cookers are magical because you can make an insane amount of food like this barbacoa beef and everyone will love you for it. Recipe here.

    7. Chili Dogs

    Top with lots of cheddar cheese. Recipe here.

    8. Lemon-Poppy Seed Bread

    It's kind of mind-blowing that you can make cakes in a slow cooker. Recipe here.

    9. BBQ Ribs

    10. Greek Yogurt

    Make your own Greek yogurt and save the environment. Recipe here.

    11. Citrus Salmon with White Wine

    How classy. Recipe here.

    12. Ratatouille

    The perfect way to use up a zucchini surplus. Recipe here.

    13. Blueberry Plum Butter

    Just blueberries, plums, lemon and sugar. Recipe here.

    14. Potato Leek Soup

    This would also be lovely served cold. Recipe here.

    15. Jerk Chicken

    16. Fudgy S'mores Cake

    All s'mores everything. Recipe here.

    17. Vegetable-Stuffed Peppers

    Think of these peppers as tiny edible houses for more food to live in. Recipe here.

    18. Hawaiian BBQ Pulled Chicken Sandwich

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