Cook your entire Thanksgiving meal using slow cookers - or just one or two dishes. No oven required – only counter space.
November 18, 2009
1 of 9Lee Harrelson
A Slow Cooker Thanksgiving
Slow cookers can be a chef's best friend when preparing the big Thanksgiving meal. Gather up an army of slow cookers and put them to work on your Thanksgiving menu, or better yet, ask friends and family to prepare these easy dishes at home and bring them to the feast.
Steamed Brown Bread with Currants and Walnuts Recipe Skip the dinner rolls, stay true to your slow cooker theme, and bake the bread in a slow cooker too! This moist dark bread is sweetened with molasses and dried currants and calls for whole wheat flour and cornmeal in addition to all-purpose flour.
8 of 9Photo: Oxmoor House
Walnut-Stuffed Slow-Cooked Apples
Walnut-Stuffed Slow-Cooked Apples Recipe Nothing says "autumn" like the fragrance and flavor of cooked apples, especially when they're filled with a mixture of sweetened currants and walnuts and spiced with cinnamon.
9 of 9Jim Bathie
Mocha Pudding Cake
Mocha Pudding Cake Recipe Ooey, gooey, warm chocolate is all you need to say about this decadent dessert. Be sure to use a 3-quart slow cooker or it will be overcooked at 2 hours.