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7 tricks for better slow-cooking in your crock pot

By Hilary Meyer, October 20, 2011 - 11:53am

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Hilary asks: What questions do you have about using your slow cooker or crock pot?

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Do you have to simmer the liquid before putting it in the crockpot? I usually have everything cold (meat, veggies, sauces) before hand. I have been doing this for years. I never had a problem. What is the reason for this?

Anonymous

10/11/2013 - 11:24am

Has anyone else had a crock that cracked through for no real reason? The manufacturer suggested it could happen from using the plastic liners. They replaced my crock and it didn't happen again. I don't use the liners anymore.

Anonymous

10/11/2013 - 3:21pm

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