Blenders and toaster ovens are great, but our favorite kitchen appliance has to be the slow cooker. A weeknight lifesaver, it’s the best way to get a healthy and delicious meal on the table without spending hours hunched over the stove. But it’s not just for beef stew, either—click through the slideshow below to see all the possibilities.

Chicken Tikka Masala

This delish chicken recipe from One Lovely Life is bound to become a weekday staple. The rich, flavorful sauce and tender chicken pairs perfectly with rice and veggies. Snag the recipe by clicking here.

photo: One Lovely Life

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What is your #1 favorite crock pot recipe? Share the love and let us know in the comment section below!

— Erin Lem