Reddit reviews Crock-Pot SCCPVL610-S-A 6-Quart Cook & Carry Programmable Slow Cooker with Digital Timer, Stainless Steel
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6 quart Cook & Carry Slow Cooker serves 7+ peopleDigital countdown control lets you program cook times anywhere from 30 minutes up to 20 hours; shifts to Warm setting automatically once cook time completesEasy to use locking lid featuring lid gasket provides extra seal for less mess on the goAll Crock Pot Slow Cooker removable stone inserts (without lid) may be used safely in the microwave and the oven set up to 400 degree F; If you own another slow cooker brand, please refer to your owner’s manual for specific crockery cooking medium tolerancesWorks on 240 Watts at 120V A.C; and 60Hz
How much money has Vince invested in crock-pots exactly? Seems like everything is on a slow burn these days.
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This is what I have. Oval, two settings and a timer. Suction clamp lid...thingy. I love it. $48.99
Depends on your situation do you need a programmable one or are you always home when you cook? do you need the traveling one or do you only cook for yourself? How many people do you cook for if its just 2 people you could probably get away with a 4.5 QT.
Crock pot is a good brand and its not really more expensive than the others.
this is one I usually reccomend its 10$ cheaper than normal you can bring it to parties and cook while your at work and big enough for a family or party.
I just picked this one up from amazon. they currently have online coupons for $10 off crock pot slow cookers (and i think a few other brands)
picked this one because i liked the locking lid for transport. it has a programmable digital timer that counts down (there is a similar looking crock pot that is $10 cheaper but you are locked into times based on the heat setting). also i prefer the stoneware insert....you can read up on that to see what your preference is as far as insert material. and the size is good for cooking big roasts or birds
hope this helps !
Are you cooking for yourself or multiple people?
4 quarts is about the minimum size needed to cook a meal for a family of four. 6 quarts is the most common you'll find in the larger units, and with that you can cook a few days' worth of food for a single person. Also, most slow-cooker recipes are setup for the larger units.
1.5, 2, 3 and 3.5 quart units are also available, but tend not to have the added features, like a timer, automatic temperature switching or removable dish.
EDIT- Crock Pot's Smart-Pot 4 quart digital is a good option.
If you need the extra capacity, go ahead and get a 6 quart version.
If you want something smaller, this 3.5 quart Cuisinart is the only thing I could find under 4 quarts with digital controls.
I was torn between that one and the crockpot one. I went with crockpot only because the reviews were slightly better.
I saw the reviews about the Hamilton Beach, but someone answered in the "Questions" that they had called the manufacturer and who stated that the issue has been resolved and all new appliances no longer have that problem. I would probably trust them. I mean, you can always return it.
For $56 you may as well buy a crock pot.
This one is fantastic and you can find a used one with free shipping (for college students or prime users) for $37.
This is awesome. My old/current one is the exact same as your old one. And the new one I ordered last night is very similar to your new one.
:(. Well, thanks for letting me know! For those curious, it was this crockpot: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004P2NG0K/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&amp;psc=1
Est-ce qu'il y a une culture de "slow cooker" en France? J'habite maintenant aux États-Unis et les américains adooooore ce truc. Ou parfois ils utilisent aussi un pressure cooker, ce qui fait la même chose que le slow cooker mais encore plus vite. Ils y jettent tous les ingrédients -- la viande, les épices, les sauces, tous -- ils mélangent tout, et un repas est préparé huit heures plus tard. &nbsp;
Bon, je ne sais pas pourquoi j'ai tant parlé du slow cooker et du pressure cooker, mais ils pourraient être une ressource ou un matériel utile pour les gens qui n'ont pas trop de temps pour cuisiner.
If you aren't going to use the programmable features you can get something way cheaper (like a basic Crockpot) for about 30 bucks at a comparable size. The cheaper options don't have an auto shut off function and will keep cooking until they're turned off BUT if you're only planning to be gone for less than 10 hours when you use it it'll be fine.
Actually just checking Amazon, Crockpot has a programmable one (https://www.amazon.com/Crock-Pot-6-Quart-Programmable-Stainless-SCCPVL610-S/dp/B004P2NG0K/ref=sr_1_4_acs_ac_1?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1543427473&sr=1-4-acs&keywords=crockpot) for less than 40 bucks and the basic one is around 30 (https://www.amazon.com/Crock-Pot-SCV800-B-8-Quart-Manual-Cooker/dp/B0196B3P1E/ref=sr_1_6?s=home-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1543427473&sr=1-6&keywords=crockpot)
I have this one and I really really like it! The only feature I wish I could add would be a delay-start but even then it's not a big deal, because it switches to warm once your timer is done so it's not going to overcook the food!
Might invest in a slow cooker with the "Keep warm" feature. After the cook time expires, such as 8 hrs, it will then automatically lower the temp to 140°, which is low enough to stop cooking but high enough to avoid bacterial growth and will still be hot at dinnertime. Basically acts like a steam tray you'd see at a buffet. Here is the one I have: https://smile.amazon.com/Crock-Pot-6-Quart-Programmable-Stainless-SCCPVL610-S/dp/B004P2NG0K/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1536105258&amp;sr=8-4&amp;keywords=crock+pot
Cooking patience is easy, get a slow cooker. Slow cooking is the easiest and most delicious type of cooking.
6oz6qt, like this, not necessarily this one, just that size.
Do you have an ALDIs store where you live? If so, you can quite easily eat decently on a budget. If not, then try and look around online for the cheapest store which sells items I am about to mention. I wouldn't go with the Dollar Store/Dollar General as they have higher prices usually. If you have a dented food store, commonly ran by Mennonites, you can save some decent money on food. Make sure to check the dates. I ran across an item before where it was 2 years past expiry.
Do you have a rice cooker by chance? You can pick up an awesome one on Amazon for $30 and it will more than pay for itself. You can also find a decent slow cooker for $50. Once you have these two items, you will never go back to Ramen and Mac.
The trick is to cook once for several days. If you are like me and work 10 hour days, you are pooped out and just want to crash, so having time to cook is rare. You can cook in bulk ahead of time and save time, money, and eat healthier. That $1.50 box of Mac and Cheese can be replaced by a bag of rice and some I currently only have to feed myself and I do it for between $100 and $150 per month on average. This includes things I don't mention here. I don't coupon, but I do watch for sales. I don't know what your budget is or what your dollar store carries, but here are some of the items I eat and what I do.
Chicken is a very healthy and affordable protein you can buy to use in many items. I normally buy boneless, skinless breasts or thighs when they are around $1.29 to $1.99 a pound at whatever nearby store. I will buy about 4 packages of them and break them down into meal-sized servings and freeze for later use. The reason I don't go with bone-in chicken because the price difference of boneless makes up for the loss of meat from the weight of the bone and the time spent picking it off when using a slow cooker. However, it is more of your own preference. You can find drumsticks and thighs with the bone for as little as $0.59 per pound.
Once you have chicken, you can do lots of things. I like to bake it and then slap on some Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce for a few minutes towards the end. You can always saute it with vegetables and make a stir-fry. You can throw it in the slow cooker and make some amazing dumplings while you sleep or at work. You can throw it in a bowl with some rice and a vegetable and cook plenty of meals in advanced. Example.
Lentils and rice are a very good and cheap option as well. A one pound bag is like a dollar and easily covers four meals for a single person. You can make lentils into soup, make and mix with some other protein, or eat with a little bit of salt. Rice can be used in many things. I like making this recipe (with half of the cilantro) and eat it with baked chicken.
You can often find pork butt roast on sale for as low as $1.19 per pound. I buy a 5/10 pound roast and split it into 2.5 pound portions to later slow cook. I normally throw some vegetables (carrots, celery, mushrooms, onions, etc) at the bottom of the slow cooker, then throw the slab of meat on top, throw a can of root beer or Dr. Pepper in, and then leave it on to cook when I go to bed/work. Here is what it would look like before I throw it on, but I don't have any after pictures. You can either slice it up, make into stew, or pull it apart and make BBQ sandwiches. This will feed me for several days.
I work night shift, so I don't have a normal breakfast. Even days I wake up in the morning, I still don't. What I do eat is protein bars which I found a recipe for off of Reddit. I think they were about $0.40 a piece after factoring in all of the ingredients. I eat one for breakfast each night on the way to work and have one spare just in case I end up working through lunch.
I came across this Reddit post awhile back. It is really simple to do and cheap. You can mix it up and switch out the vegetable or replace the chicken with beef, and add rice to make each meal more filling. Here is the aftermath of my last round of making these.
I would write more, but I have been called into work to deal with an emergency. I hope these helped you or at least gave you an idea of items you can do.
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I have this one and it works just fine. I like the fact that it comes with a temperature probe - it's really great for when I cook chicken and don't want to overcook it - but the downside is that the programming only goes up to 180F. So for tough pork and beef cuts, which typically reach maximum tenderness at 190F, it doesn't really work at all and the one time I tried to use it for pork shoulder I almost wrecked my meal.
Crockpot has a model with temperature reading as well though it looks like it's not a probe, so I'm not sure how well it works. There's also this one but it doesn't have a temperature reading at all so I'm not sure why it's more expensive...
Yay! I'm so excited that you're getting your own place! That's such a good feeling!
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Startup an excel spreadsheet and make a budget for yourself. I find that once I have a budget setup I pay even more attention to my money and figure out new ways to save. I have helped my roommate and my boyfriend setup a budget. :o)
The meat market can save you sooo much money and make you more conscious about the items you are buying and motivate you to cook more.
Crockpots are awesome and help you save time during the week. I know you work from home, but ready-made food throughout the week is awesome!
The Magic Bullet or Nutribullet are both great to have in the home for smoothies! Of course you can blend other items in the cups as well.
I have this Himalayan Salt Lamp and I love it. I also have this Himalayan Salt Candle Holder....actually everything I'm linking you is something that I own and love, something I have experience with, or a similar model (the crock pot was a random model) lol
Oh and this tea because it's delicious.
As little as possible. The more crap you have, the more it weighs you down.
That said, every home needs some necessities to get by. For me those generally involve cooking, sleeping, and repairs. I just finished watching Parks & Rec and am in a bit of a Ron Swanson mood.
For the kitchen (all recommended by America's Test Kitchen):
Victorinox 8" Chef's Knife
Victorinox Paring knife
CDN Instant Read Thermometer
Lodge 12" skillet - cheap and will last you forever
Crockpot, 6qt - the one kitchen appliance I'd cheat with. Easy delicious meals. Toss in a cheap cut of meat (chuck roast, etc), salt, pepper, garlic, onions, carrots, whatever. Let it sit for 6-8 hours. Dinner for 3 meals.
I'd probably just pick up a cheap set of craftsman stuff (screwdrivers, hammer, sockets, pliers). Splurge on the ratchet and any power tools you need:
Bahco 3/8" ratchet - same as snapon F80 at 1/2 the price
Other misc. tools that are quite handy:
Magnetic stud finder - in a new place you're going to be hanging pictures, installing shelving, and mounting curtain rods. These are dirt cheap and super convenient.
Multimeter - Flukes will last you for life. If you need to do any electrical work, these are great. If you don't want to splurge up front just borrow them or buy a cheap $15 one at home depot.
Get comfortable pillows and nice sheets. Don't get all caught up in the 1000 thread count crap, it's a hoax. Just get at least 400tc or so, and preferably egyptian or pima cotton. My favorite sheets are actually a super cheapo brand that are 60% cotton 40% polyester. I prefer them because they feel more "smooth and cool" rather than "soft and warm".
Obviously get real furniture: dresser, bed with headboard, etc.
I won't go into too much detail here, but consider cutting the cord (/r/cordcutters).
A cheap Roku3 + netflix + an OTA antenna can go a long way.
If you have a lot of pictures/media/etc, don't forget about backups. I'd look into an inexpensive NAS, or at least a USB harddrive. They are dirt cheap and worth the insurance.
Lastly, don't forget renters or homeowners insurance. If you are renting, you can get rather good coverage for quite cheap. I just paid around $50 for 12 months of coverage on my apartment ($15k coverage, $1k deductible). I shopped around at 5 different places and Amica came out the cheapest by FAR.
Other than that, you don't need much. Buy less crap. Don't buy some $50 automatic electronic wine opener when a $1 wine key will do the job. Same for a can opener.
[This] (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004P2NG0K/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&amp;psc=1) is the one I have and I love it. It's 6 qt, but I use it for much smaller portions all the time. It's programmable to only run for a certain amount of time before switching to warm. And the lid can lock down if you need to take it anywhere. My only complaint is that the low setting seems to run kinda hot. But that could be because I usually don't fill it up to 1/2 like is reccomended.
My favorites are my slow cooker and my spiral veggie slicer.
Just to make sure, if you are using a pot like this one, do not latch the latches. The latches are for transport, not for using during cooking; this can lead to explosion or other unpleasantness.
My honest opinion: If you can read, you can cook. Literally. Basic cooking is simply reading instructions and following them. Once your comfortable with how things taste together, timing, and what spices taste like, then you can move on to more advanced dishes.
I think a fun part of learning to cook is gearing up. Since most people here will give you a grocery list, I'll give you a list of helpful items that I use daily.
The knife if a bit on the pricey side, but trust me when I tell you it's worth it. You only need 1 and as long as you hand wash and dry regularly, it can last forever. Sharp knives won't cut you as often as a dull knife that sometimes slips.
I assume you have basic dishware and silverware, so I've only included common cooking items.
Hope this helps! I'll update if I can think of anything else you'll need.
I am not sure of what you already have or what you would need, I am listing a few things on top of my head:
The suburbs are safer than say, some parts of MPLS. Personally, I think MPLS is great for music, restaurants and rooftop bars but I like the quiet of the suburbs. I can't specifically speak to apartments as I haven't lived in one for about 15 years but can speak to my experiences living here for 40+ years. Given the Southdale/NWHSU reference, I'd try to find something on the Bloomington side of the river because of traffic during rush hour and winter and with underground parking if you can because of the cold and salt. Usually, underground parking will have a car wash stall. Not much car washing below freezing. If you do, your doors will freeze shut and you can't crack the window. The moisture from your breath will fog up the windows and it won't go away until the car warms up and the heat kicks in.
Bloomington and Richfield are fine. Edina will be expensive and the farther out you go the more suburbia it becomes. Coming from KY, not sure if you've experienced a MN winter but it gets cold and any snow over 5-6 inches will double your drive time and cars have a hard time starting when it's below 15 below (-15 degrees). Buy some jumper cables.
Also, make sure you have a good winter coat, a good set of mitts, and no kitchen in MN is complete without a Crock Pot. I've got four of them (different quart sizes depending on application) and use them at least once a week in the winter.
In regards to the pup, google dog parks and you'll find at least 10 in the MPLS area. I used to walk mine around Hyland Lake which is a nice two mile loop right off 494 and 100.
It's a 6 qt. crock.
I recently bought a new crock pot with a timer that switches to keep warm. It also has locks on the sides which makes it easier to transport. I am really happy with it and decided to get it even though my older crock pot was still working just fine.
The model is: Crock-Pot SCCPVL610-S Programmable Cook and Carry Oval Slow Cooker, 6-Quart
It's $50 on Amazon prime.
I also recently bought an outlet timer (to use with a fan) on Amazon for around $15. Unless you're planning to use the outlet timer for other reasons, I think it's worth it to get the crock pot with the timer and have an extra crock pot on hand.
I got one similar to http://amzn.com/B004P2NG0K before they added all the extra stuff. But yea a good one will run you 40-50. Totally worth it though IMO.
I bought this one. I can't say if its the best or the worst 'properly functioning slow cooker' but I like it just fine. Doing a mesquite pork shoulder in it tomorrow.
few lbs of beef chuck + salt, 4 hours on high in crackpot = good idea?
I've bought a 6-qt crock pot off amazon. If you need recipes I encourage you to take a look at paleopot.com. There are also some recommendations on there for crock pots but it's up to you if you listen to amazon or them ha.
Things you have to ask yourself are
(1) do I want an analog or programmable pot (will you be out of the house while it cooks)?
(2) # of days, # of people, and how much food each serving will provide (ik you answered some of this)?
The general sizes they come in are personal (< 4 qts), 4 qts, 6 qts, and then there are some 7 or 8-qt ones. I would personally recommend 6 qts.
Skin on, to retain the seasoning and add fat. This is the slowcooker I use
A crock pot of some sort is a must have for easy dinners!
you're a big girl now! Thanks for the contest!
I have the Crockpot version that KrisRobb mentions. No complaints - it's been excellent for 18 months now. I dropped the ceramic bowl in my sink while washing it and it broke, so I got a replacement for $25.
Random shutoff on these type of cookers is due to cheap circuitry. I bet they've been improving things. I remember reading issues related to earlier dates-of-manufacture and serial numbers when looking into mine.
One way things fail is just plain heat overloading some component or connection and causing it to fail. Obviously in a cooking unit this is pretty possible :) The other one is heated circuit boards/fixturing expanding at different rates. If they are glued or screwed tightly together, they will warp between these connections and possibly break or short the circuit somewhere. Once it has been heat-cycled a few times, I'd be pretty confident your unit is in the clear. It has "seen" everything that it will experience, and the tolerances dealt with it fine.
These are primarily lunch and dinner, though I may eat an extra one throughout the day. For me, and usually it's personal preference and how risky/not picky you are, these usually keep about 5 or 6 days in the fridge. I've had them on the 7th day and while they don't smell super great right out of the fridge, after they're heated up in a microwave they smell fine.
I've also froze some and then will thaw those out after the 5th day so I have a few more days worth. They aren't nearly as tasty than when they're fresh but this is more about nutrition and fuel over taste.
My advice to you is get a crockpot and a rice cooker and then learn to cook and bake. You can make a lot of bulk meal style items in the oven as well you just need to be prepared to spend around 4ish hours on a Sunday or when ever so you can get this all prepped and sorted for the week. It may seem like a lot of time but it's so much easier to stick to a clean diet when your meals are sitting there ready to heat and eat.
This crockpot ( http://www.amazon.com/Crock-Pot-SCCPVL610-S-Programmable-Carry-Cooker/dp/B004P2NG0K/ref=lp_289940_1_1?s=kitchen&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1451329826&amp;sr=1-1 ) is very similar to the one I have. Having a programmable crockpot that you can just set to forget is the best and makes everything much easier. You can throw in your ingredients set for how ever many hours it requires, then it's done by the time you get home.
For recipes check out /r/slowcooking , the sidebar has some great limited ingredient recipes.
Don't forget to pick up a few different types of spices, don't be afraid to experiment with some smaller portions then just scale up if you like what you've made. I really just like to wing it for the most part and usually everything turns out alright.
As for a rice cooker the one I have now is crap, rice is constantly burnt at the bottom and it spews rice gunk everywhere, so I'm looking at getting a different one. I'm not sure which I'm going to get but probably one of the higher end ones to avoid the mess cheaper ones seem to cause.
Hope this helps answer some of your questions, I recommend browsing and exploring this sub as well as /r/slowcooking /r/EatCheapAndHealthy & /r/fitmeals start getting ideas and get out there and experiment!
If you're looking for more info on general nutrition, fitness and wellness check out the /r/Fitness FAQ in the sidebar and browse around /r/nutrition
The best thing I got when I started cooking was a slow cooker
They are simple and very VERY forgiving.
You can just rinse the chicken off, throw it in with all the other ingredients, and then let it do it's thank for about 8 hours. The chicken will just fall apart and dinner will be ready, and left over are amazing as well.
It will help you get a sense of how much you eat versus how much you make and you can play with spices and additions. It's fun!
Depends on the crockpot, and how much was in it. I've used this one, and with it 1/2-3/4 full it would hold stuff at a very low simmer, which is definitely above 130F. As long as it stays above 130F, you're fine.
Rival, get it at Sears or Target, not walmart, the walmart ones are basic models. Target you can get one that has a timer, a setting for warm low and high. Get one with a timer this way you can place your crock in the cooker in the morning and it can be set to turn on at noon at low and be ready for dinner at 6.
Good luck! Keep us posted. Health and happiness to you and your family. Sorry to hear about the ex, he sounds like a prick.
As for the hassle of cooking, the instant pot or a good crock pot is your best friend.
My first crockpot, pretty easy to use. I like it because it's simple and big, which helps cook in bulk. Just the right size for me.
Yep! They automatically go to warm after the time is up
Yeah, I was worried as well. Been doing it for many months now without a problem. I got a slow cooker that automatically turns to warm after it's done cooking. As long as you keep adding a little water to prevent it from drying out it keeps delicious.
This is the slow cooker I have:
maybe a better word would be slowcooker. here's an example
I'd recommend this Crockpot model that includes a locking lid and a timer.
Very easy to use, and the timer is especially handy if you'll be away all day while it's cooking. The pot will automatically switch to the "warm" setting when the timer runs out.
My favorite slow cooked I’ve had so far has been this one: Crock-Pot SCCPVL610-S-A 6-Quart Cook & Carry Programmable Slow Cooker with Digital Timer, Stainless Steel https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004P2NG0K/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_pfvsDb3CAJH1X
Great size and features for most recipes! I will say, however, that I have not touched it since I bought my instantpot. I have the ultra 6qt, and I’m able to do everything I could in the crockpot but also a lot more. It gives me the opportunity to make soups in an hour and a half that taste like my all day slow cooker soups (although it does have a slow cooker function as well! I occasionally use it, and recommend getting the glass top for it if you plan to use it at all). Hope this helps!!