If you had to choose only one kitchen appliance and ditch the rest, which one would it be? Our pick: the slow cooker! An appliance that does the work for me, smells and tastes delicious, and simplifies cleanup? What more is there to love?

News flash: The slow cooker isn't just for simmering soups. With hundreds of amazing recipes - think outside the box - the sky is the limit when it comes to hot pot, slow cooking. Today, we're featuring 4 new reasons to fall in love with your slow cooker all over again.

  1. Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala: for a dish to keep you extra warm try this spicy curry and red pepper bowl. "Wonderful winter supper! Served warm garlic Naan bread alongside and with a glass of Riesling, we felt as though we were dining in a fine restaurant!" - corlearbay
Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala
Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja
Slow-Cooker Parmesan-Herb Pork Loin with Chunky Tomato Sauce
Slow-Cooker Oats with Brown Sugar and Pear

So, which kitchen appliance did you pick? If it was a slow cooker, be sure to like this post or leave us a comment and let us know. We'd love to hear from you! Also, be sure to find us on Facebook for recipes, menu ideas, and so much more. See you there!