20 Crock-Pot Ideas for a Comforting Winter Dinner (PHOTOS)

beef stewWith winter well on its way, it's the perfect time to think about comfort food. And what could be more comforting than a hot and savory meal that's been simmering away all day! But if you and your husband are out, who's doing the cooking? The Crock-Pot, of course! 

We found 20 delicious slow cooker dinner recipes that are sure to warm up the whole family on cold evenings and rescue you from hours in the kitchen!


From soups and stews to vegetarian chili and take-out favorites, you'll get hungry just looking at this slideshow! 

What's your favorite winter meal to make in your Crock-Pot?

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