Charlotte Gomez / BuzzFeed We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Did you know? (You knew.) It's the era of the slow cooker. @holman72 / Via instagram.com Don't have one? Find one on Amazon! They carry a HUGE array of slow cookers. Choose from brands like Crock-Pot, Hamilton Beach, Cuisinart, Proctor Silex, and more, in a variety of feast-appropriate sizes (from 2-quart cookers for the single chef, to 8-quart pots for family meals, potlucks, or entertaining).For a beginner's guide of slow cooker tips, tricks, and suggestions, click here. But maybe you *didn't* know that a slow cooker is so much more than just a set-it-and-forget-it goulash sauna. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com / Via giphy.com It's capable of making bread, dips, breakfast, cakes, candies, crème brûlée, and more! *Feast* your eyes: 1. Rosemary Olive Oil Crock-Pot Bread hostthetoast.com No stand mixer required! Get the recipe here. 2. Slow-Cooker Spinach and Artichoke Dip damndelicious.net For creamy dips, soups, chilis, and stews, try this self-stirring Crock-Pot. Get the recipe here. 3. Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza aspicyperspective.com A slow cooker gives a deep-dish pizza plenty of room to expand into bottomless saucy goodness. Get the recipe here. 4. Crock-Pot Corn on the Cob spicysouthernkitchen.com What's better than corn on the cob with butter? Corn on the cob *cooked* in butter. Get the recipe here. 5. Asian Sticky Slow-Cooker Ribs ohsweetbasil.com Cook 'em low and slow, trapping all the moisture of the meat in the pot. Get the recipe here. 6. Slow-Cooker Parmesan Ranch Oyster Crackers damndelicious.net The perfect, no-thought, just-stir-occasionally snack recipe. Get it here. 7. Slow-Cooker Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches dinnerthendessert.com Save the juices in the pot for a half–Philly cheesesteak, half–French dip sandwich experience. Get the recipe here. 8. Slow-Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl number-2-pencil.com No pre-cooking (or Chipotle assembly line) required. Get the recipe here. 9. Crock-Pot Ham spendwithpennies.com Prep, set aside, and free up precious oven space for all your delicious side dishes. Get the recipe here. 10. Crock-Pot Baked Potatoes wellplated.com Because potatoes are "baked" in foil, there's no cleanup required. Get the recipe here. 11. Slow-Cooker Chicken Gravy and Biscuits slowcookergourmet.net Try this special casserole Crock-Pot that features lid locks for worry-free transportation of casserole dishes and desserts. Get the recipe here. 12. Slow-Cooker Lasagna tastesbetterfromscratch.com Don't even pre-cook the noodles! Just layer up and let it sit. Saucy, cheesy, easy peasy. Get the recipe here. 13. Slow-Cooker Bone Broth thehealthyfoodie.com A slow cooker is a perfect, worry-free way to simmer homemade broths and stocks for upwards of 24 hours. Get the recipe here. 14. Slow-Cooker Frittata with Kale, Roasted Red Pepper, and Feta kalynskitchen.com An easy, low-carb breakfast that cooks itself without supervision. Get the recipe here. 15. Slow-Cooker Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs alldayidreamaboutfood.com Just cut the squash in half and stick it in the slow cooker. Get the recipe here. 16. Crispy Slow Cooker Corned Beef dinnerthendessert.com The magic is in simmering with a bit of water and cider vinegar. Get the recipe here. 17. Slow-Cooker Salted Caramel Almond Granola theseasonedmom.com Granola without that one icky ingredient you always eat around. Find the recipe here. 18. Easy Homemade Greek Yogurt daringgourmet.com Make two quarts of Greek yogurt for about the price of a gallon of milk. Get the recipe here. Tips on how to make extra protein-rich Greek yogurt here. 19. Easy Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Rolls sallysbakingaddiction.com *Heavy breathing.* Making cinnamon rolls with a slow cooker means dough can rise and cook simultaneously, halving prep time. Get the recipe here. 20. Hot Fudge Slow-Cooker Brownies spendwithpennies.com *Licks screen.* Brownies cook through dinner and are warm and gooey and ready by dessert time. Get the recipe here. 21. Slow-Cooker Quinoa Energy Bars foodfaithfitness.com Made of quinoa, almond butter, apples, raisins, and chia. Whisk together, walk away, and four hours later you have a week's worth of on-the-go breakfast and snacks. Get the recipe here. 22. Slow-Cooker Crème Brûlée dessertfortwo.com Only five minutes of prep and two hours in the slow cooker. Find the recipe here. Get a culinary torch on Amazon here. 23. Slow-Cooker Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting momontimeout.com Using Reynolds slow-cooker liners means no cake pans to scrub. Get the recipe here. 24. Slow-Cooker Kahlua Hot Cocoa honeyandbirch.com Perfect for toting to holiday parties. Get the recipe here. Check out the full list of slow-cooker cocktails here. 25. Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding thegunnysack.com You know how some candles smell so good, you wanna eat them? Same thing with slow-cooker pumpkin pecan bread pudding...but wish granted. Get the recipe here. 26. Slow-Cooker Cinnamon-Sugar Candied Almonds myrecipemagic.com Like a Nuts for Nuts street cart right in your kitchen. Get the recipe here. 27. Homemade Dulce de Leche crazyforcrust.com This recipe has ONE INGREDIENT. Get it here. 28. Slow-Cooker Peach Crisp crunchycreamysweet.com Making warm summer desserts in a slow cooker means not heating the house up with a hot oven. Get the recipe here. 29. Easy Slow-Cooker Caramel Corn Snack Mix lifemadesweeter.com Fool-proof sauce, even heating, and no candy thermometer. Get the recipe here. 30. Slow-Cooker Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake simplystacie.net Name a more iconic duo, I'll wait. Get the recipe here. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Nickelodeon / Via giphy.com IRL footage of me coming home to a slow cooker meal.