We’ve all been there: It’s Wednesday morning and there’s going to be a full house at the dinner table tonight. What are you going to feed all those people? The week has already got away from you, and the thought of having to prepare a meal later in the day seems utterly overwhelming. The solution is simple and ust about e ortless: a terri slow ooker meal with minimal prep and a re ipe that uses basi ingredients from your pantry. n e the work is done and we guarantee it will be done in less than minutes , you an press the start button and the slow ooker will do its magi while you’re o to work or play .
Canadian Living has a long history of slow ooker love in the maga ine, in our ookbooks and on our website we published our rst spe ial issue featuring re ipes designed for the applian e in . nd in this issue, we’re ontinuing that tradition by devoting our popular ui k-and-easy What’s for inner? feature to lassi re ipes transformed into foolproof slow ooker meals page . etter still, the Test it hen has developed these re ipes with an eye to adding a little bit of une pe ted avour using ingredients that you’re sure to already have on hand. ur meaty beef stew ontains a smidge of o oa powder to give e tra depth, for e ample, while a generous splash of red wine vinegar lends some zing to our ribs and uts the intense ri hness of the sau e.
The Test it hen also has some great serving suggestions to take your meals from simple to spe tau l ar think fresh herbs, heesy rostini and even some gremolata. We predi t these re ipes will soon be a part of your weekly dinner rotation. nd with only one pot to lean, you an use those pre ious saved minutes to url up with a new book see ook lub on page , try our featured workout moves page or he k out the latest new release at the movie theatre page .
Slow cooker to the rescue! Find quick-prep-it-and-forget-it recipes, like this Smoked Sausage Minestrone, starting on page 100.