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I actually own three different sizes slow cookers. They are all the standard, three-setting, removable crock models. I’ve been super pleased with them and reluctant to make any changes.
Recently, however, I was offered the opportunity to try out one of the latest Crock-Pot® Slow Cooker models. Are you wondering how they could improve on the classic version? Well, me, too.
This new one, the Crock-Pot ® Smart Slow Cooker, however, goes beyond what I would have expected. You can turn it on, or turn it down, or turn it off, via an app on your phone! Really? It’s like a Jane Jetson-style slow cooker.
I gave it a whirl while cooking chili one day. Things have been busy, and I needed to work that Saturday morning. I have tons of writing to do before I take a month’s vacation later this fall.
So, I plunked all the ingredients in the cooker and spent a few minutes fiddling with the app on my phone. For someone who doesn’t read directions very often, it was remarkably easy. You can watch a video about it, too. [Continue reading...]