While one of the great perks of Spring and Summer entertaining is access to a grill, there’s something to be said for advance preparation. Whether you’re hosting or attending an outdoor cookout or barbecue, go easy on yourself by eliciting the help of your Crock-Pot. Yes, you heard us right! While it’s typically associated with heartier fare, your slow cooker can also be a great way to prep flavorful barbecue or picnic essentials for warm-weather gatherings. Here, 10 of our kid-friendly favorites!