5 Life-Changing Slow-Cooker Hacks: Spaghetti Squash & More
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I love the convenience of my slow cooker, but I generally only use it for soups and stews in the winter. Do you have any year-round uses for the “set & forget” gadget?
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Cook an Entire Spaghetti Squash The big yellow gourd makes an excellent pasta swap, but hacking into a rock-hard spaghetti squash to prepare it for baking is a serious pain in the wrist. (Literally.) There's an easier way! Just take that whole squash — the entire thing — and put it in the slow cooker. Add half a cup of water, cover, and let it cook on high for 2 1/2 hours. Once it's soft, you can easily slice into it, scoop out the seeds, and scrape out the strands for consumption. Game changer! Click for video proof, and get more info here.
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