The weather cools down, schedules get busier now that school has begun… these may be just a few reasons you find yourself turning to the slow cooker more often for a delicious, speedy evening meal.
Slow cookers are wonderful if used correctly, but because the food heats up slowly and cooks for a long time it’s important to keep good food safety practices in mind.
The United States Department of Agriculture has a thorough online fact sheet detailing everything slow cooking. To learn more about pre-cooking steps, which settings to use, how full to fill your cooker, and even what to do in a power outage, you can visit the full fact sheet below:
Happy fall cooking!