It's freezing in San Francisco, and I think it's high time I broke out my slow cooker. It's a wonderfully useful kitchen gadget that makes cooking a dinner for a crowd easy — while filling your house with an amazing fragrance.

I'm not the only one who is interested in slow cooker experimentation, reader dreamalittledream recently asked the YumSugar Community for crockpot help. She says, "I just got a crockpot and am itching to use it. I've found a ton of recipes online, but I trust YumSugar members more for recipes. Any crock pot recipe that I have to try!?"

Well, I highly recommend blackberry pulled pork, red wine short ribs, classic chili, and Cuban chicken. Also, don't forgot to check out our tips for cooking with a crockpot. I've revealed mine, and now it's time for you to share yours: what are your favorite slow cooker recipes?

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