Slow Cooker 101

When firing up the slow cooker, it's important to know which cuts of meat will cook best. We've got some top meat picks for a perfect slow-cooker dish.

Chicken

  • Chicken Thighs: This inexpensive, flavorful cut won't dry out when you cook it in the slow cooker.

Pork

  • Pork Butt (Shoulder): This cut of meat holds up well in the slow cooker and is great for making pulled pork.

Beef

  • Rump Roast, Chuck Roast: These cuts are tough and have a lot of connective tissue that breaks down in the slow cooker to make the meat tender.
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