Prep: 1. Peel and slice ginger. 2. Trim and cut pork. Make: 1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir together soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, oil, ginger, and crushed red pepper. 2. Add pork and toss to combine. 3. Cover and cook until pork is tender, on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours. 4. 15 minutes before serving, slice bell peppers, trim snow peas, chop peanuts. Cook soba noodles according to package directions, adding bell peppers and snow peas to water during last minute of cooking. 5. Meanwhile, transfer pork to a medium bowl; set aside. 6. Pour cooking liquid into a large skillet and boil until slightly thickened, 4-5 minutes. 7. Add pork and toss to combine. 8. Serve pork over noodles and vegetables; sprinkle with peanuts.
For slow cooking, low-sodium soy sauce is best. If you only keep regular on hand use half soy sauce and half water, unless you prefer your food on the salty side. Check out our favorite tips for slow cooking here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/07/10/use-your-slow-cooker-all-summer-long/