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All It’s Crocked Up to Be: National Slow Cooking Month
When you think of January, resolutions, temperatures dropping to bitter cold, and people bundled up in their warmest attire taking on the yearly snowfall routine most likely comes to mind. January is more than new beginnings and cold winter nights – it’s National Slow Cooking Month! The magic of a slow cooker makes life easier when you are short on time and wanting to enjoy a warm, hearty meal to get cozy with. Schedules can get hectic, and a slow-cooker allows you to toss your favorite ingredients in, set the temperature just right, and leave it alone. If you haven’t prepared a meal with this kitchen staple, now is your time to start!
Coming home after a long day at the office or school to a feel-good blend of hearty herbed chicken, vegetables, and flavorful seasoning? Don’t mind if we do! Start your day by getting all the ingredients for this Herbed Chicken and Veggies recipe together in your slow-cooker and let them simmer throughout the day. You’ll have a hot, homemade meal to look forward to when you come home!
Get Sweet With It
Slow-cooker recipes are usually thought of as roasts and stews, but they actually allow you to be versatile and can be used for more than just making dinner. Satisfy the sweet side of your taste buds with this Spiced Pear Bread Pudding made with Libby’s® Pear Slices for a crowd-pleasing dessert or a weekend family brunch.
It’s prime soup season and when it’s snowing outside and in the dead of winter, we all could use a warming bowl of this popular comfort fare. Switch up your regular soup routine on the stove or in the microwave and get slow-cooking with this Southwest Chicken Soup.