How To Clean Crock Pot Inside Out And Top To Bottom

how to clean a crock pot base and insert

Here I cover the ins and outs of cleaning a slow cooker with a ceramic bowl (AKA crock pot). This includes how to clean a crock pot with burnt on food, how to clean the crock pot base, the lid, and how to deal with smells, stains, and grease residue, as well as how to … Read more

Can You Cook Things Dry In A Slow Cooker?

can you dry cook in a crock pot

It can be hard finding time to make a delicious meal for your family every night. One way you can do this is by using a slow cooker. A chicken stew or a chili mince is great… but you could do with a bit of variety, right?  What if you could come home to a tender … Read more

Should Slow Cookers Have a Hole in the Lid? What Is It For?

Does a crock pot lid need a hole

I noticed something the other day when I was at a cook-off with slow cookers. I realized that some slow cookers come with a hole in the lid, and some do not. I could not help but wonder, should slow cookers have a hole in the lid? I did some research and found the answer … Read more

Is It Safe to Leave Food in a Crock Pot Overnight?

Close up slow cooker with roast beef and vegetables.

Crock-pot meals are an easy and usually inexpensive way to feed your family. However, unlike pressure cooker recipes, crock-pot recipes can take many hours to fully cook. You can basically set and forget a crockpot when you need to leave food cooking during the day, but what about at night? Is it safe to leave … Read more

10 Pros And Cons Of Slow Cooker Liners (And Alternatives)

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Do you hate the clean up after a meal? A slow cooker saves you a bunch of pots and pans to clean but there’s still that one pot that needs soaking and scrubbing. Slow cooker liners change that. They make clean up painless and effortless. So, why would you not use them? What are the … Read more