What is the point of a slow cooker?
Slow cookers use a combination of low-temperature cooking and an extended period of cook time to break down and tenderize inexpensive cuts of meat. A slow cooker is a countertop appliance that uses less energy than an eclectic oven. Slow cookers are also portable and are able to keep recipes hot for an extended period of time.
Do slow cookers and crock pots cook the same?
Crock-Pot is a brand name for the slow cooker. Slow cookers can be made by different manufacturers but Crock-Pot is one of the most popular slow cooker brands in the United States. A Crock-pot slow cooker can have multiple functions but all slow cookers have low and high-temperature control giving the appliance two cook settings.
Can you put raw meat in a slow cooker?