Find the best slow cooker
Slow cookers have been around for a good long while, and recently with
the general unease that is being expressed about some fast
foods and reduced household spending, people are rediscovering the beauty
and simplicity of slow cooking. Simple, electrically-heated
pots, that allow you to cook meals in a way that retains more of
the goodness and flavour of your food. They are an ideal way of
cooking casseroles, curries, soups etc and particularly good for
the long slow cooking that’s best for the less expensive cuts of
meat. They are
cheap to buy and
very economical to run. So simple to use, just pop the
ingredients into the slow cooker in the morning and by evening
you have a lovely hot meal ready to eat.
Best slow cooker sizes
Slow cooker capacity is measured in litres and ranges from about 1.5 – 7 litres. The smallest size is really only suitable for one portion meals and from about 3 litres is considered family sized. It maybe a good idea to buy bigger than you need so that you can freeze some meals and get the most out of your slow cooker.
Best slow cooker features
Many slow cookers have removable pots that are dishwasher safe; either made from toughened glass or ceramic. This is a real bonus as ones without removable pots are not easy to clean. Choose cool handles and slow cooker models with glass lids so that you can see what’s happening easily. Try to buy a best slow cooker model that is the simplest to use and the easiest to clean as you’re far more likely to use it in the first place.
Slow cookers are an easy way to cook “proper wholesome food” without the fuss. All the preparation can be done beforehand so that you can come home to a hot, home-cooked meal. They are very simple to use and always come with instruction books with slow cooker recipes for you to try.