Crock-Pot and Rival are two major brands that sell slow cookers and most models come with a recipe book.
The great thing about your slow cooker is that all you really need to do is add your ingredients, set your heat level and the slow cooker does all of the work.
Try making this classic recipe, reinvented for cooking in a slow cooker:
Slow Cooker Shepherd's Pie
- 1 pound sausage roll
- 1 24-ounce package refrigerated mashed potatoes
- 2 cups frozen peas and carrots
- 1 12-ounce jar beef gravy
Cooking notes: Prep time: 10 minutes; Cook time: 4 to 6 hours; Makes 6 servings.