7 Essential Winter Slow-Cooker Recipes & Win a Slow-Cooker in the Slow-Cooker Challenge

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Guess what my Babble friends? It is time to start the Slow-Cooker Challenge! Do you like to use your slow-cooker to make tasty meals in a convenient fashion? Then this challenge is for you. All week, Big Girls, Small Kitchen, Small Kitchen College and The Naptime Chef are hosting a slow-cooker challenge featuring meals from bloggers and food news website and we are giving away TWO awesome slow-cookers, including this Breville Slow-Cooker courtesy of Big Kitchen.com, as well as two prize packs of slow-cooking goodies from OXO Good Grips. To enter to win please visit The Naptime Chef, Big Girl, Small Kitchen and Small Kitchen College to read entry details.

If you are on Twitter please join us on Wednesday, January 18th from 12pm – 1pm, when we’ll be hosting a live twitter chat along with Food52, The Daily Meal, Punchfork, Foodily, OXO Good Grips and more. We’ll be using hash tag #slowcooker. Tune in to talk all things slow cookin’! During the Twitter event and throughout the day we’ll be offering a bonus giveaway of amazing OXO Good Grip tools that are essential for slow-cooking valued at over $150!

On Thursday, January 19th we’ll be slow-cookin’ all day on Facebook you can enter to win a second prize-pack of OXO Good Grips kitchen tools by uploading photographs of your slow-cooked meals to The Naptime Chef fanpage, Small Kitchen College fanpage or Big Girls, Small Kitchen fanpage.

To get you started with your own slow-cookin’ this week here are seven essential slow-cooking recipes for winter straight from Family Kitchen!

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  • Slow-Cooker Chicken Stock 1 of 7
    Slow-Cooker Chicken Stock
    Never let a chicken carcass go to waste, simply make chicken stock in your slow-cooker and freeze it for soups.
    Make slow-cooker chicken stock
  • Slow-Cooker Cranberry Pear Sauce 2 of 7
    Slow-Cooker Cranberry Pear Sauce
    This simple sauce can be used for all sorts of holiday gatherings and is great to give as gifts.
    Make slow-cooker cranberry pear sauce
  • Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Carnitas 3 of 7
    Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Carnitas
    These easy pulled pork carnitas are great for a party or an easy family dinner.
    Make slow-cooker pork carnitas
  • Slow-Cooker Pot Roast 4 of 7
    Slow-Cooker Pot Roast
    Prepare for all of your favorite holidays with this easy pot roast recipe!
    Make slow-cooker pot roast
  • Slow Cooker Pulled Pork 5 of 7
    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
    Pulled pork is one of the classic slow-cooker sandwiches and this recipe is the perfect place to start.
    Make slow-cooker pulled pork
  • Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Chili 6 of 7
    Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Chili
    This chili is ideal for winter gatherings and is an essential slow-cooker staple.
    Make slow-cooker pumpkin chili
  • Slow-Cooker Black Bean Soup 7 of 7
    Slow-Cooker Black Bean Soup
    This vegan dish is so easy to make in the slow-cooker and is even great for parties.
    Make slow-cooker black bean soup

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