If You're Slow Cooking Like Crazy Right Now, Here's What You Should Know
When it comes to fuss-free cooking, few appliances can outdo the slow cooker. Toss in ingredients, set it, and forget it until mealtime. As soon as the timer dings—go ahead and take your time getting back to the kitchen; a few extra minutes won’t hurt your chili or chicken curry—you’ll have a delicious one-pot dinner to feed your entire family. And if you’re hoping to utilize your crop of canned goods and other shelf-stable items (pasta, jarred sauces, grains, frozen veggies), this is the way to go.
That being said, there are a number of steps you can take to upgrade your results (and safety). Here are our top five tips for making slow cooker meals even more flavorful and foolproof.