20 Crock Pot Recipes that are Big on Flavor

Chow on 10.18.12
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There are so many benefits to the crock pot. Not only does it allow you to a cook a meal in one pot which drastically reduces the amount of dishes you have to do at the end of a meal, but it also allows you to put your ingredients in the pot and walk away for several hours only to come back to a home cooked meal. They are perfect for busy families, but the recipes you prepare in them don't have to be limited to beef stew and pot roast. There are thousands of recipes for crock pots that are sure to tantalize the taste buds of even the most sophisticated palate whether you're preparing appetizers, a main course or dessert. Here are 20 to get you started.

Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Taco Dip
Cranberry Pear Sauce
Perfect Pulled Pork
Tangy Spiced Brisket
Asian Beef with Mandarin Oranges
Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot
Provencal Chicken Stew
Curried Vegetable and Chickpea Stew
Apricot and Lamp Tagine
Spicy Sweet Ribs and Beans
Seafood Gumbo
Jimmy Fallon's Crock Pot Chili
Fig and Fennel Chicken
Chipotle-Lime Chicken Thighs, Jamaican Rice, and Peas
Slow Simmered Marina Sauce
Berry Cobbler

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Dessert
Crustless Lemony Cheesecake
Rocky Road Cake

When you're life is hectic, sometimes it's hard just to get a meal on the table, never mind to make one that everyone will rave over, but whether you're making a meal for your family, whipping something up for an at home date night, or entertaining for a crowd, these recipes are sure to impress and without you have to hang out in the kitchen all day. Suddenly dinner just got a whole lot easier and more delicious, making gathering everyone around the dinner table a breeze.

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