Category: Slow cookers

  • 10 Ways to Use Up Leftover Slow Cooker Juice

    10 Ways to Use Up Leftover Slow Cooker Juice

    There are many ways to use leftover slow cooker juices. You can add them to sauces, stews, or soups. They can also be used as a marinade for meat or fish. If you feel creative, you can use them to make smoothies or cocktails. The possibilities are endless! So don’t throw out that juice. Put it to good use!

  • SOLVED! Why Does my Slow Cooker Smell Funny?

    SOLVED! Why Does my Slow Cooker Smell Funny?

    The smell emitted from a slow cooker is usually caused by the condensation of moisture on the inside of the appliance. The water droplets mixed with the heat and spices can create an unpleasant odor. This issue can be minimized by adding more liquid to the recipe, keeping the slow cooker lid slightly ajar, or cooking on a higher heat setting.

  • Yes, You Can! How to Interrupt Slow Cooking Process Safely

    Yes, You Can! How to Interrupt Slow Cooking Process Safely

    If you’re not ready to eat your slow-cooked dinner at the end of the day, that’s fine. But what if you’re ready but realize suddenly that you’re missing a key ingredient? Or you’re in a hurry. And you want to get dinner on the table as quickly as possible? The solution is at your fingertips. Interrupt your cooking. But is it safe and possible?

  • Slow Cook or Boil? Find Out Which One is Better

    Slow Cook or Boil? Find Out Which One is Better

    Slow cooking is cooking food by heating it to temperatures below boiling point, also called simmering point 209 °F ( 98,3 °C). Boiling is cooking food by heating liquid in a pot to its boiling point 212 °F ( 100 °C). 

  • Raw Meat in a Slow Cooker? No Problem!

    Raw Meat in a Slow Cooker? No Problem!

    In general, it is ok to put the raw meat in a slow cooker. If the recipe that you are following says so. If you are not sure and trying to freestyle a bit, you should have two crucial things in mind. First is what the finished product should be. Second, you should not forget the raw meat in the turned-off slow cooker, as it can go bad very quickly. The maximum amount of time that you might leave the raw meat in a slow cooker is 2 hours!

  • PROs and CONs of a Slow Cooker

    PROs and CONs of a Slow Cooker

    You might have heard about them, used them, or be thinking about getting one for yourself. A magical cooking appliance that allows you to throw ingredients in it, turn the knob and leave. After a few hours, you return to a sexy, tasty, ready-to-eat meal to enjoy with your family or friends.   This is the […]

  • How do Slow Cookers Work?

    How do Slow Cookers Work?

    A slow cooker is a pot that slowly heats up and cooks the ingredients. It does so over a long period, by keeping the temperature under 212°F (100°C) otherwise called a simmering point. The process allows ingredients to break down, bond together, and provide a deep flavor experience. Cooking this way is regarded as a healthier and more hands-off option.