Slow Cooker Food-Safety Guide
9 tips for using your slow cooker the right way every time.
A slow cooker is certainly convenient, but if not used correctly there is the potential for food-safety hazards. Temperatures between 40° and 140°F fall into the so-called “Danger Zone” since bacteria thrive in these temperatures. When using a slow cooker be sure to take precautions that keep food from being in the Danger Zone for too long.
Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes
Lifting the Lid
Avoid lifting the lid during cooking because it can cause the slow cooker to lose heat and will also affect cooking time. Do so only toward the end of cooking to check doneness.