Slow cookers are a must for fast-paced lives

Slow cookers are a must for fast-paced lives

Slow cookers, often called Crock-Pots after the original, may seem like a throwback to the 1970s but it turns out that twice as many households use one today as did just a generation ago. In fact, according to an industry report on eating patterns, one in five families plans to  use a slow cooker within the next two weeks. And with their electronic controls and better safety features, slow cookers have come a long way as Consumer Reports discovered in its last … (read more)