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Fall is approaching, but there’s always time to entertain. Make things easier for yourself by serving a savory dinner that your guests will love. Don’t let the stress of preparing a meal for a crowd give you anxiety. Whip up these delicious slow-cooker recipes, add a festive salad and your choice of bread, and dinner will be ready in no time.
While slow-cooker recipes are effortless to prepare, they are great make-ahead dishes. Prepare your slow-cooker recipe a day or two in advance to give yourself more time to worry about décor or a banging side dish you want to pair with it.
Try this Slow-Cooker Brisket to satisfy your guests with a savory taste of tender beef. If you’re feeling a little Texan, make a barbecue recipe, such as these Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs. Pair them with potato salad, and just like that, your dinner party has been elevated, Texas style.
These slow-cooker recipes are perfect for the busy host(ess). Save time the day of to focus on creating a signature cocktail.
Crock-Pot Sausage-Stuffed Flank Steak
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As part of a prize I won for a recipe contest, I received a slow cooker. I hadn't used one in years, so I had no recipes on hand. This tasty beef was my first creation and is now a family favorite. — Julie Merriman, Cold Brook, New York
Slow-Cooker Barbeque Ribs
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Click here for the Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs recipe.