Food-Safety Tips for Cooking with a Crock Pot (Page 5)

Chicken in a Crock Pot

4. Cut Up Meat and Poultry

Cut meat and poultry into chunks or small pieces to ensure thorough cooking. Do not attempt to cook a whole chicken or large roast in a slow cooker. The slow cooker cannot heat the large piece of meat quickly enough to avoid a food-safety risk.

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