Crockpot and Slow Cooker Buyers Guide

Find Out How a Slow Cooker and Crockpot Work

Find Out How a Slow Cooker and Crockpot Work

How does a slow cooker and Crock Pot actually work? The method of slow cooking has been around for centuries and used either moist or dry heat. Both methods use a container of some sort to let the food cook slowly. Pig roasts and barbeque pits are a great example of using slow cooking with moisture. Since the condensation has no where to go, it seals in and preserves the flavors of the food. Dry...

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Four Ways a Slow Cooker Can Save You Money

Four Ways a Slow Cooker Can Save You Money

Can a slow cooker really save you money? If you’re looking for a way to combat soaring food costs here’s four good reasons reasons why investing in a slow cooker may save you in the long run. Saves energy – The humble crockpot, or slow cooker, is essentially an electrical Dutch oven with either a porcelain or ceramic pot which sits inside a heating element. It’s designed to be a more...

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Crockery Cooker, Crock Pot or Slow Cooker – What’s the Difference?

Crockery Cooker, Crock Pot or Slow Cooker – What’s the Difference?

The terms Crock Pot, crockery cooker, and slow cooker generally have the same meaning.  It all started back in 1970. When the Rival Company acquired the assets of Naxon Utilities Corp,  it included an old-fashioned looking appliance called the ‘Beanery’. It was a simple bean cooker, with a glazed brown crock liner, white steel housing and aluminum lid. After experimenting with the Beanery...

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Looking for a Slow Cooker? Here are Some Features You May Want to Consider

Looking for a Slow Cooker? Here are Some Features You May Want to Consider

The slow cooker also goes by the name Crock Pot or crockery cooker. It’s making a huge comeback in a time where most of us yearn for fuss free, home cooked meals full of rich flavors.  We’re all trying to simplify our lives and keep our grocery bill costs down. Now a new generation of slow cooker enthusiasts has emerged.   Slow cookers aren’t just for cooking traditional stews on cold...

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Pros and Cons of Buying a Slow Cooker

Pros and Cons of Buying a Slow Cooker

Slow cookers are among an array of old kitchen gadgets making a comeback. Most of us are experiencing the joys of cooking delicious ready made meals at home. If you ever thought of buying one, you’re probably wondering if you’ll ever get around to use the darn thing! So I thought I’d give you a list of pros and cons for thebuyers guide section of my blog to (hopefully) help you decide if a...

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