More Slow Cooker Basics

A slow cooker is a useful tool for any busy household. All that is required of you is to add your ingredients to the crock pot and be ready to eat a sumptuous meal when you return. Slow cookers come in many sizes to accommodate singles and larger family units. Before you begin to lick […]

Rival Slow Cooker ~ Tips to Perfect Meals

A Rival slow cooker is one of the very best kitchen investments you can make. A rival slow cooker can help you create delicious meals your family will love. It gives you the option to throw dinner together, and leave it for the day, coming home to a fabulous home cooked meal with minimal work, […]

What are the Heat Settings On My Crock Pot

Cooking temperatures will vary from crock pot to crock pot but the general concensus for heating temperatures is this. The low setting is generally about 200 degrees farenheit.  The high setting is about 300 degrees farenheit.

Cooking Soups and Stews in the Crockpot

It seems like the slow cooker was practically made for soups and stews. On a cold fall or winter day, you can combine the ingredients for your favorite soup in the pot and fill the house with a delicious aroma while it cooks. Everyone needs to make at least one soup or stew in their […]

Cooking Pork in the Crock Pot

Pork has been nicknamed ?The Other White Meat.? It is a healthy alternative to fattier cuts of beef and chicken. It is flavorful and versatile as a substitute in dishes that once called for only chicken and/or beef. Pull out your slow cooker and take that pork for a spin. Pork provides many different cuts […]

How Long Should Carrots and Potatoes Cook in a Crock Pot?

If you are cooking in a 7 quart crock pot it’s good to understand the cooking times for certain foods. You can basically cook any food you would cook in the oven or on the stove in a crock pot. You just have to know the conversion of times and you’ll be fine.

Staples You MUST Keep On Hand for Easy Crock Pot Cooking

A slow cooker in the kitchen will pay for itself in no time. The time it saves when preparing meals makes it priceless. But, if you plan on using your slow cooker quite often, there are a few staples you may want to keep on hand to enhance your dishes. 1.    Beans – Beans are […]