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3 Times You Could Be Cooking and Multi​-Tasking

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Just when you thought slow cooking couldn't get any easier, there come a few nifty gadgets to make the process even more simple and convenient. 

Digital slow cookers like the Crock-Pot® 5-Quart Countdown Digital Slow Cooker can be programmed to switch from low to high at particular times during cooking beforehand. You don't need to come back to change the dial! 

Then there are devices like the Crock-Pot® 6-Quart Digital Slow Cooker with iStir™ Stirring System. The iStir™ Stirring System ensures that you'll never have to sit nearby while your meal cooks. It will stir itself without even opening the lid. While your meal cooks itself, you'll be freed up to do just about anything else with your time.

The iStir System is attached to the inside of the lid for perfect stirring without opening.The iStir™ Stirring System is attached to the inside of the lid for perfect mixing without opening.

1. Cook While Working
An eight-hour work day is the perfect amount of time to let the slow cooker work its magic. Prepare all your chili ingredients beforehand and let everything simmer to perfection while you're clocked in at the office. Don't worry, the digital slow cooker will automatically switch to a lower warm setting if you run a little late.

2. Run Errands
It's not the best idea to leave the house with the oven on. That's not the case with your slow cooker, though. You could be half way across town without any worry at all while your meal practically cooks itself. It's the perfect gift for parents that need to pick up the kids or shop for groceries while cooking dinner.

Speaking of shopping, don't forget to simplify your kitchen duties even more with Crock-Pot® Cuisine. You can purchase all your ingredients for savory stews, lasagna and more with just a few clicks. Those prepped meals will be shipped right to your door, ready to throw in the slow cooker.

3. Prepare for a Party
When you're hosting a lot of guests or throwing a party for someone, the last thing you want to do is stay tied down to the kitchen. There are likely decorations to put up, people to call and planning to be done. Let your Crock-Pot® Hook Up® Connectable Entertaining System 3-Piece Set do the bulk of the work while you set your sights on entertaining the guests. This appliance is a must for anyone who likes throwing get-togethers at the house.



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