There's a reason why slow cooker recipes are wildly popular. We want convenience, and we want—and need—it now. The slow cooker delivers just that, working hard for us while we're hard at work, welcoming us home to a fragrant dinner that's just waiting to be enjoyed. This simple appliance works miracles with tough, inexpensive cuts of meat, coaxing out incredible flavor and turning out meltingly tender results. Through its low, slow cooking, it melds and marries flavors; it brings ingredients together in delicious harmony. And it offers up a few surprises: appetizers, sides, and drinks that simmer to perfection—hands-free.
Mocha Hot Chocolate
This slow cooker hack is one that will streamline your entertaining life while delighting your guests. Chocolate ice cream (that’s right!) is the flavor base of this rich and luscious hot chocolate. It gets combined with 2% milk and instant espresso granules, then melts gently and slowly to become what is sure to become your new favorite hot chocolate. That’s it—only three ingredients to create creamy, chocolaty satisfaction. Serve at your next brunch or open house; it'll stay nice and warm in the slow cooker!