The slow cooker is a great dinner preparation appliance for today's busy world.

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The slow cooker has made a comeback in recent years, as more people work long hours yet still want the comfort of home-cooked meals. Whether you are new to using a slow cooker, or have been using one for years, you'll find these slow cooker tips helpful.

Check out these slow cooker questions and answers to get the most out of your slow cooker:

Tips for Using a Slow Cooker

If you are new to using a slow cooker, find out what you need to know before you get started.

Slow Cooker Know-How

Learn some of the advantages of using a slow cooker instead of conventional cooking.

How to Use a Slow Cooker

This article discusses slow cooker sizes, and gives you an easy way to determine the size of your cooker.

Slow Cooker Facts

We all know the importance of food safety. Bu did you know that there are specific food safety concerns related to slow cookers? Read this article for more information.

Slow Cooker Recipes for Diabetics

Does food cooked in a slow cooker retain its nutrients? Are slow cookers recommended for diabetics? Get the answers in this article.

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