Reviews and Tips

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


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