If you're new to slow cooking, here are recipe tips, general tips for using the slow cooker, and reviews from experienced slow cooker users.
Specific Slow Cooker How-To Recipe Tips
--Low-Carb (and gluten-free) Ways to Thicken Slow Cooker Soups and Stews from AskGeorgie.com
--How to Make Caramelized Onions in a Slow Cooker from The Perfect Pantry
--How to Cook Dried Beans in a Slow Cooker from Kalyn's Kitchen
--How to Render Lard in a Slow Cooker from Critical MAS
--How to Make Pot Roast in a Slow Cooker from Kalyn's Kitchen
--How to Make Bacon Jam in a Slow Cooker from Morsels and Musings
--How to Make Refried Beans in a Slow Cooker from 365 Days of Slow Cooking
--How to Cook Artichokes in a Slow Cooker from Cooking on the Side
--How to Make Greek Yogurt in a Slow Cooker from Apron Strings
--How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in a Slow Cooker from A Veggie Venture
--How to Bake Potatoes in a Slow Cooker from Skinnytaste
--How to Make Chicken Stock in a Slow Cooker from Soup Chick
Slow Cooker Reviews
--Stephanie O'dea, the nationally known blogger at A Year of Slow Cooking reviews her favorite slow cookers in her online store.
--Karen from 365 Days of Slow Cooker answers "What Kind of Slow Cooker Should I Buy?"
--The Kitchn reviews the Crock-Pot® Versaware Pro Slow Cooker.
--Skinny Ms. reviews the Crock-Pot® Cook 6 Quart Programmable Cook & Carry Oval Slow Cooker.
--About.com picks The Top Ten Best Slow Cookers.
Slow Cooker Tips
--Slow Cooker Tips for All-Day Cooking from 365 Days of Slow Cooking
--Top Ten Tips for Cooking in a Slow Cooker from BettyCrocker.com
--Help! My Slow Cooker Cooks too Fast from A Year of Slow Cooking
--Seven Tips for Making Better Soup in the Slow Cooker from The Kitchn
--Slow Cooker Tips from Simply Cooking
--Slow Cookers and Food Safety from the USDA
--Frequently Asked Questions from Crock-Pot.com
--Helpful Slow Cooker Tips from RealSimple.com
--The 7 Magical Ingredients to Add to Any Slow Cooker from Oprah.com