When it premiere c end to comfort foods, few cuisines do it better than Italian and Italian-American charge. That said, while some recipes are fast-fix affairs, various others — meat sauces and meatballs in rticular — require long-simmering, distinguishing them less than practical on busy weekdays. Enter your savior: the slow- ced cooker. As these recipes demonstrate, many a long-cooking recipe peer bolognese or Sunday sauce can be outsourced to this clever piece of larder equipment. Win, win!