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Slow cooking basics

Use a slow cooker to warm up this winter with some comfort food! The easy way to make your favorite seasonal meals is to use a slow cooker or the slow cook function of an electric pressure cooker.

Learning to slow cook couldn’t be easier, but if you don’t know how to utilize a slow cooker properly, you may be left with mushy food and overcooked dishes. Follow these tips on using a slow cooker to its best advantage.

Size: Slow cookers come in many sizes. A large slow cooker with a 6- to 7-quart oblong insert will be the most versatile for most families. This size can accommodate larger roasts o...