Crockpot Cooking – Advantages and Disadvantages
In my ‘unbiased’ opinion, the crockpot/slow cooker
it is one of the most convenient and easy to use home appliances
In my kitchen. The time-saving features of the
slow cooker and the delicious dinners they have
more than make up for any resulting minor inconvenience.
Before I list my top reasons why the slow cooker is the
most useful appliance in any kitchen, I will list
some of the areas where it doesn’t work as well.
– Large cuts of meat such as boneless ribs or
the leg of lamb is still better roasted in the oven.
– Except stews and soups, the slow cooker
It doesn’t cook fish very well.
– The slow cooker picks up a lot of the juices.
since steam does not escape during cooking and these
juices can become thin and watery, which can affect
– If care is not taken, a slow cooker can overcook foods, especially
some of the most tender meat and poultry.
These drawbacks are relatively minor compared to the
positives that I will list now.
– The slow cooker needs virtually no attention while
kitchen, freeing you up to do other tasks or recipes.
– Slow cooker will soften less expensive, hard
cuts of meat and make great stews with them.
– The slow cooker allows you to be out of the kitchen
for long periods of time, sometimes even all day.
– Burning food is rarely a problem. the slow cooker
will do many dishes for you better than any other
appliance-especially those that tend to stick
the bottom of a saucepan.
In my opinion, the slow cooker is one of the most
underutilized and yet superior kitchen appliances.
When used for what it does best, you’ll find that
they are able to prepare great dishes in less time than you