The cost of a slow cooker can vary from about $30.00 to over $100.00 Over time a slow cooker can save you hundreds of dollars compered to cooking with conventional ovens and fancy counter top convection toaster ovens and broilers.
You can also save money in the meat department by buying cheaper cuts of meat and tenderizing them by cooking them over a long period of time. You can use your slow cooker to soak and cook many varieties of dried beans. This will save you quite a lot compered to buying canned beans. They will taste so much better too. And compered to eating out or take out, you will be amazed on just how much money you will save.
A Healthier Meal:
Home cooked stews and soups are a much healthier choice for your family then canned. Because you use water (and time) to make these meals, recipes rarely need oils or fats. If you trim your meats before cooking, you are giving your family a delicious and healthier evening meal.
The Simple Choice:
Cooking the slow way is extremely easy to do. All you have to do is add your food into the crockpot, set the desired time, and voila! You are done. How simple is that? No difficult recipes to master, no complicated cooking methods and no skills necessary.
Easy-Peesy Clean Up:
One meal, one dish! That's it. Using a slow cooker cuts down on the number of pots and pans you will need to prepare dinner. There is hardly any mess to clean up afterwards allowing you more time to spend with the family graciously accepting their compliments for another wonderful tasty meal.
Yum Yum Yum:
Cooking this way is all about serving up healthy home cooked meals without losing the "yum yum" factor. You can delight your friends and family with meals like.... Beer Chicken, Slow-Cooker Beef with Tangy Broccoli, Chicken with Bell Peppers, Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese and Slow Cooker Mushrooms & Potatoes. Meals your whole family will love.
Besides saving you a ton of money, cooking with a slow cooker will also save you a ton of time, which for many busy people is even more important. Once the ingredients are in the pot, you're done, no standing around stirring, adding, monitoring, Once you've got your food prepared and placed in the crock pot, you don't have to stand around stirring and monitoring it. That time can be much better spent having fun with your family and friends.
So there you have it. Some great reasons to go get yourself a crockpot, or pull out the one you received as a gift many moons ago and has been gathering dust in the pan cupboard,...and get cooking!..
Here are just a few of the delicious recipes you will find in this book.
Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers
Crock Pot Vegetable Soup
Carrot & Beetroot Soup
Crock Pot Greek Chicken
Crock Pot Ginger Beef
Crock Pot Short Ribs Sandwich
Crock Pot Chicken Pepperoni
Crock Pot Orange Chicken & Walnuts