Cold winter weather calls for hearty home cooked meals. Unfortunately, it isn't always easy to spend hours in the kitchen. The solution? A convenient slow cooker that does the work for you.
For decades, the iconic Crock-Pot has been dubbed a "must have kitchen appliance" by shoppers, and one ultra popular model is on sale now at Amazon Canada.
The Crock-Pot 6-Quart Programmable Cook and Carry Oval Slow Cooker is currently half price, just in time to prepare all of your favourite winter meals.
What is it?
This Crock-Pot is a six quart slow cooker that allows you to prepare your recipe, select a temperature setting and return to a hot meal that feeds up to seven people.
Make meal prep a breeze with a digital countdown control that lets you program cook times anywhere from 30 minutes up to 20 hours. Once your cooking time is complete, the digital Crock-Pot automatically enters warming mode to keep your meal ready-to-eat without over cooking.
This model also has several features that make it easy to transport to potlucks or cookouts, including a secure-fit locking lid and removable stoneware dish. Once your meal is complete, simply pop the lid and stoneware in the dishwasher for easy cleanup.
'Love love love this Crock-Pot'
In case you needed more proof that this Crock-Pot was worth adding to your kitchen, it's received nearly 20,000 five-star reviews from Amazon shoppers. It's also earned an impressive 4.7-star average rating and a coveted "Amazon's Choice" label.
"Love love love this Crock-Pot," one person wrote.
According to reviewers, it offers a "wide range of cooking time options" and delivers meals that "always cook to perfection." Its large capacity is "a great size for feeding a group," which also helped make it a hit among shoppers.
"Could not believe the nice size for the price," raved one reviewer.
One person shared that "work potlucks are so much easier," while another loved that it "stays sealed, meaning no mess" thanks to the travel-safe design.
While shoppers have been impressed by this slow cooker, some reviewers caution that the "exterior surface gets too hot." For those who plan to cook meals throughout the day without any supervision, it may be worth doing a few trial runs ahead of time to ensure a safe cooking experience.
Crock-Pots have long been an essential in the kitchen for helping families enjoy home cooked meals — no matter how busy life gets. This six quart digital slow cooker is a great way to enjoy your favourite dishes with just the touch of a button, although some reviewers did find that it gets "too hot" over extended periods of time. Still, at 50 per cent off, it's a great time to try out this Crock-Pot for yourself.
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.