slow cooker


: an electric cooking pot that is used especially for cooking foods at a relatively low temperature over a long period of time
Until recently, there has been something of a divide between the slow cooker and the adventuresome home cook.Mark Bittman
Set slow cooker to low, cover and cook until brisket is fork-tender, 9 to 10 hours (or cook on high for 5 to 6 hours).Cook's Country

Examples of slow cooker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Place the immersion blender in the slow cooker, and blend until smooth and spreadable. Pam Lolley, Southern Living, 9 Sep. 2023 All that's left to do is toss the tortillas, eggs, and veggies in the slow cooker and mash the guacamole. Karla Walsh, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Sep. 2023 Enjoy! 1 2 This slow cooker chili is as filling as its meatier mainstay because of its hearty helping of high-protein wheat berries and kidney beans. Christopher Michel, Country Living, 7 Aug. 2023 Other popular products included in the Beautiful by Drew Barrymore collection are its Beautiful air fryer, slow cooker, stand mixer and ceramic cookware set. Josie Howell |, al, 1 Aug. 2023 Lining the slow cooker with aluminum foil before adding ingredients makes cleanup a breeze. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 28 Aug. 2023 There's a pumpkin bread for the traditionalist who wants nothing but the classic, or frosted and slow cooker pumpkin breads for the more adventurous eater. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Aug. 2023 Your slow cooker helps slash hands-on time to make this recipe incredibly easy. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 11 Aug. 2023 Slice and serve right from the oven. 06 Slow Cooker Banana Bread View Recipe Stress less and celebrate more with Easter brunch slow cooker recipes. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slow cooker was in 1929

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“Slow cooker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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