31 Savory Slow-Cooker Dishes

With the fall season now in full swing, use this month's recipe-a-day calendar to slow down, save time, and dig in.

Red Beans and Rice
Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro


Red Beans and Rice

This is the ultimate in thriftiness and convenience - beans in a slow-cooker. The long, slow cooking time coaxes all the flavor from the sausage into the beans for a mild yet full-flavored dish. You can also cook in on low heat for 8 hours.