5 Slow-Cooker Recipes to Set & Forget—Because You Deserve a Night Off

The holiday season is officially in full swing, as we trade out Christmas carols in favor of those sparkly New Year’s hats. (If you’ve got one, please send it our way!)

In my household, this means a few things. First and foremost, we’re hosting relatives and friends on every conceivable surface. That’s not a cute way of me saying all of the beds are full—I’m also talking couches, air mattresses, and a sort of triple-blanket-nest right on the floor. It also means that our home is chock full of (joyful!) chaos. Half-finished board games are strewn about. Each time someone takes out the recycling, it instantly refills with a new batch of milk cartons, wine bottles, and the remnants of what were, days earlier, carefully wrapped gifts. And every day, around 4:15 p.m., someone, from some surface, brushes aside a deck of cards and bellows, “What are we doing for dinner???”