Slow-Cooking

5 Big-Batch Soups to Make Your Life Easier

A bowl of soothing, steaming soup could be the perfect comfort food—but personally, I get the most comfort when they’re frozen solid and neatly arranged in my freezer. (Anyone else inventory their freezer meals for stress relief? No? OK, never mind…) Seriously, there’s something about the knowledge that no matter what life throws at me (sick kiddos, late nights at work, whatever), I can pull a batch of my favorite soup out of the freezer, toss that sucker in the microwave and nobody goes hungry. Nothing beats that peace of mind.

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Dump Dinners: 4 Essential Slow-Cooker Recipes

We’ve all been there: You’ve got a million tasks to tackle and errands to run all before it’s time for dinner. Everyone will be gathering around the table with expectant eyes and bellies, so you don’t want to disappoint them. How do you even find time to cook with everything else going on in your life? The answer is simple: You do (almost) nothing.

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