The Best Slow Cookers
Cuisinart 4-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker
Perfect for a couple or a single person, this rectangular slow cooker tucks neatly into a corner and can accommodate most recipes despite its small size. Don’t let its compactness fool you—it still has all the bells and whistles, including a 24-hour timer, cooking rack, and dishwasher-safe lid and pot.
To buy: $80, cuisinart.com.