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DON’T STEW ON IT: Why you need a slow cooker in your life this winter

How good is a slow cooker?  When it comes to this time of the year, it’s hard to think of life without one. Those wintry nights would be a lot colder without the ability to create hearty stews, soups et at with just one wonderful machine!

Also, a slow cooker as the remarkable ability to turn everyone into a MasterChef and you can now pick one up for about an eighth of the price of a Thermomix.

If you have yet to embark on our own personal slow cooker adventure, here are five more reasons why you need one in your life this winter.

1. Set and forget

Ok it’s not really forget but you leave it overnight or turn it on in the morning and you come home to a delicious meal ready and waiting just for you. It makes even the coldest and loneliest houses feel like home. #blessed

2. It makes everyone a chef

If you watch even the most basic of slow cooker tutorials on YouTube, you’ll be a pro in no time. When you slow cook something, it’s very easy to impress your friends. ‘Oh yah this pork has been roasting for 12 hours…’. You know, like on the ads on TV?

3. Leftovers 

When you make something in the slow cooker, you’re set for a week! It’s all about big batches so get those containers ready, and make room in the freezer because kid you’re set!

4. Hearty and healthy

Soups and stews taste amazing in the slow cooker because they’ve really had a chance to well… stew. You can add all sorts of vegetables and grains and #health into your slow-cooked soup and not even the kids will notice! 

5. Less mess

Um hi, it’s one pot people! One pot and you’re done. And most of them can be thrown straight into the dishwasher. If that ain’t living I just don’t know what is?! 

Written by Newcastle Live

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