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10 Easy Ways to Slow Cook Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Slow cooking makes turkey day a breeze: Just tell everyone to bring their favorite ready-to-heat slow-cooker dish (extension cords recommended). Plug in, give thanks, eat up.

Start with a Shopping Trip

Our secret to a great Thanksgiving? A little planning and a color-coded shopping list. Just kidding, a regular shopping list will do just fine.

Amazing Mulled Wine

Start Thanksgiving dinner with a warm and welcoming mulled wine. Make it early in the day and keep it toasty long into the night.

Drunken Meatballs

All parties are better with cocktail meatballs and Thanksgiving is no exception.

Curried Pumpkin Soup

Nicknamed "the taste of fall," this is the only way to start a slow-cooked feast. Who said pumpkin only belonged on the dessert table?

Juicy Turkey Breast

No oven, no problem! This saucy turkey only needs a slow-cooker bath before it takes center stage. Meet the most decadent bird you've ever eaten.

Sweet Potatoes & Cranberries

Crunchy and sweet, these sweet potatoes are going to become a turkey day staple.

Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese might not be a classic Thanksgiving dish, but no one will question your choice when they see a pile of cheesy noodles on their plate.

Spinach Spoon Bread

Spoon bread is the new corn bread (you heard it here first) and this version is easy to make and sure to impress.

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

When you're living the slow-cooker life, you'll need these taters as your right hand man, er, side.

Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Pie? What pie? The crust is a hassle and the whole process takes too long. Meet pumpkin pie pudding, a truly game-changing addition.

Applesauce Cake with Caramel Sauce

Cake, slow cooker, caramel — what more could you ask for to end your epic slow-cooker feast?

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