19 Ways To Use Your Slow Cooker To Make Comfort Food That'll Make You Weep With Joy

    The words "slow-cooker root beer wings" made me cry today.

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    If you already have a slow-cooker, you know it is a magical device that can cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner ahead of time, keep your food warm, and make family-sized meals you can freeze for later.

    So the only thing better than the slow-cooker itself are all your favorite comfort food recipes, prepared slow-cooker style. Here we go!

    1. Cancel your brunch plans and slow-cook your way into blueberry French toast heaven.

    2. Fill your home with the smell of slow-cooker matzo ball soup. It basically cooks itself!

    3. Make this freezer prep pot roast and dinner for next week (or even month!) is covered.

    4. Indulge in homemade root beer chicken wings and satisfy your cravings without the mess.

    5. Count on the slow-cooker on your next taco night for the most tasty and tender shredded chicken tacos ever.

    6. Give this butter chicken recipe a whirl and it just may become a new family fav.

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    7. Consider lunch conquered with slow-cooker roast beef and no-knead beer bread.

    8. Impress everyone via a super easy cranberry apple pie cobbler, because apple pie + cobbler = the most comforting dessert you've ever heard of.

    9. Take pasta night to the next level and whip up mozzarella-stuffed meatballs and sauce.

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    It's easier than it looks!

    Get the full recipe from Tasty.

    10. Know that the only thing better than spinach artichoke dip is slow-cooker spinach artichoke dip, and get on this recipe right now.

    11. Serve this hearty loaded potato soup and everyone will be scrambling for seconds.

    12. Take the mess out of preparing ribs via these slow-cooker BBQ ribs.

    13. Dig into mouth-watering carnitas steamed buns as soon as they are done, or take them on-the-go for lunch!

    14. Enjoy Disneyland's slow-cooked beef stew bread bowl from the comfort of your own home.

    15. Look at this buffalo mac and cheese recipe, cry, collect yourself, slow-cook it up, and gift it to your mouth.

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    You're welcome.

    Get the full recipe from Tasty.

    16. Come home to this Instant Pot veggie fried rice and you might never need take out again! The Instant Pot is technically a pressure cooker, but it has a slow-cooker function.

    17. Be ~grateful~ for this cheesy pork shoulder cornbread chili recipe, because it looks really, really good.

    18. Slow-cook a classic chicken and biscuits dinner you'll want to eat over and over again.

    19. And pair (easy) slow-cooker cherry cobbler with this slow-cooker mocha latte eggnog recipe worthy of sipping all year long.

    If you're in need of a slow-cooker, try a family sized 8-quart slow-cooker, or a 6-quart iStir Crock Pot with an automated stir function.

    Or, if you're always cooking for friends and family, count on this 5-quart slow-cooker that's super easy to take on-the-go.

    And if you're in need of a small babe for one or two people (me), give this easy to clean 3-quart slow-cooker a whirl.

    You to your slow-cooker:

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