I have been cooking meals in my slow cooker regularly for the past 18 years (and writing about it for the past seven!). It’s accurate to say that I love my slow cooker. Err, slow cookers; I currently have 14 in the house, and try to use a slow cooker for our main meal four to five times a week.
I get emails every week with questions about slow-cooker cooking, and many of them are about using slow cookers safely. You have questions? I have answers! Here is a Top 5 List for slow-cooker safety — do you follow all these rules?