09/20/2017 06:01 EDT

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.

People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.

And that’s not all. This appliance is also a master at breakfast recipes, it can whip up dessert and keep fall cocktails warm. Plus, if you pick the right one it’ll look good on your counter, too.

To keep things exciting this season, we found a host of new recipes to make in your slow cooker, 21 of them to be exact. Get (slow) cooking!

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