What Should I Look For When Buying a New Slow Cooker?

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Q: I’m wondering what features to look for when buying a slow cooker and which brands are better. I have a family of four, so I’m looking for a machine that can feed the lot of us (maybe with the occasional leftovers). Thank you!

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Editor: Readers, what slow cooker features do you like the most and think are important when buying a new one?