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    • sarah1972
    • By sarah1972 5th Oct 17, 6:35 AM
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    EXPIRED 3 Litre Slow Cooker £9 @ Asda
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    • 5th Oct 17, 6:35 AM
    EXPIRED 3 Litre Slow Cooker £9 @ Asda 5th Oct 17 at 6:35 AM
    https://groceries.asda.com/product/cookers-grills-steamers/george-home-stainless-steel-slow-cooker/910001362205?source=

    3l Slow Cooker for £9

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    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 5th Oct 17, 10:33 AM
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    I bought a few of these as presents last year and what's good about these ones is that they have a steam vent in the lid, most don't.
    • RainbowDrops
    • By RainbowDrops 5th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 2:39 PM
    I bought a few of these as presents last year and what's good about these ones is that they have a steam vent in the lid, most don't.
    Originally posted by Chris25
    Interesting, you'd think that'd be a bad idea as I thought the point was to keep the steam in to maintain a constant temperature.
    My slow cooker recipe book says taking the lid off releases steam & means you need to increase cooking time by around 30 mins.

    Out of interest, how many could you feed from say a casserole made in this one?
    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 5th Oct 17, 6:09 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 6:09 PM
    I like it as then it doesn't get too watery but I suppose it's down to preference and adjusting recipes? I don't follow a recipe just put whatever in and make sure it's covered with liquid - except for a whole chicken, then I just put a few cupfuls of hot cider, wine or stock.

    Well I've fed 6 people with a casserole and added rice & veg to accompany it.
    • moonshine
    • By moonshine 10th Oct 17, 2:26 PM
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    • 10th Oct 17, 2:26 PM
    how timely as my (similar) one died on me at the weekend and I really find it hard to live without one of these!
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