The miracle of a slow cooker for families

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Fri 24 June 2016

11 mins

Now it’s winter, slow cookers come in to their own. Throw some ingredients in a pot in the morning and voila! A meal is waiting for you when you return home. Allie Gaunt (pictured left) from One Handed Cooks gives us her favourite slow cooker recipes.

Featured recipes: slow cooked lamb shanks, fish chowder in bread bowls & slow cooked baked beans. 

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