Slow cookers aren’t just for cold months. That’s right—they can be used to make your favorite summer backyard barbecue staples, like pulled pork, baked beans and pork ribs. (You can also use one to hold your favorite party punch in a pinch.) So put your mind at ease the next time you’re hosting a cookout and let the slow cooker do the work for you. Here are seven awesome ways to put your slow cooker to good use in summer:
2. Slow Cooker Summer Minestrone
This soup features a variety of summer produce including zucchini and tomatoes.