You are here: Home » Cooking How-To » How to Cook Dinner While You're at Work How to Cook Dinner While You're at Work Cooking How-To,Cooking Tools,Dinner,Featured Article,How-To,Recipes http://relish.com/articles/how-to-cook-dinner-while-youre-at-work/ by RelishMay 4, 2011 Let your crockpot do the bulk of the work for dinner tonight. http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/19296_lamb_in_croc_hf.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint In the middle of a hectic week at work, even the best-laid dinner schemes of moms and men can go awry—frequently because the cook is too tired to pull together a meal and often at the expense of flavor and nutritive value. Rather than settle for a fat-laden, over-salted bucket of this or a greasy bag of that, why not spend a few minutes in the morning getting a jump-start on dinner with your crockpot? A real meal eaten on a plate instead of in a wrapper is sure to give you and your family an end-of-day boost—both mentally and nutritionally. And if there's a better form of aromatherapy to soothe frazzled nerves after a long day than a home that smells throughout of slow-simmered pork, sausages or stew, we certainly haven't heard of it. Here are three recipes to get you started. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Slow-Cooker Pulled Pork Place pork and spices in a slow-cooker before going work and dinner is done. Sausages Cooked in Ale Get out the slow cooker for this hearty supper. Chicken-Fig Tagine This slow-cooked Moroccan-style stew combines chicken with sweet dried figs.