A recent survey from ConAgra Foods shows that 49 percent of Americans say they are often short on time and energy when it comes to preparing meals.
On hectic days, a cook’s best friend is a slow cooker.
Busy cooks who want convenience and flavor can use a slow cooker to prepare family-pleasing, one-dish meals. All they require to make a hearty meal is a few simple ingredients placed together early in the morning or late at night.
From meats and casseroles to soups, dips, pastas and, yes, even desserts, this handy appliance can do it all.