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Old 01-02-2013, 03:40 PM   #21
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Very inventive, Skittles.
I have a really old slow cooker. I think I'm going to temp test mine. I think I read somewhere that the older ones cooked food at *unsafe* temps, lol.
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Old 01-02-2013, 06:54 PM   #22
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Very inventive, Skittles.
I have a really old slow cooker. I think I'm going to temp test mine. I think I read somewhere that the older ones cooked food at *unsafe* temps, lol.
Only issue is that you need a wire rack or something to keep whatever it is you are cooking, off the bottom. I have a wire trivet that would work great if I had a crock pot of the same size that was round. Unfortunately it's oval so it doesn't fit.
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:08 AM   #23
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Metal cookie cutters in the bottom of the crock should work as a wire rack. Cover the bottom with them.
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:41 AM   #24
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This looks and sounds just great Skittle! That steak is just the way I like it.

As far as keeping the heat consistent, you've convinced me to finally order this, as I've been looking at it for some time, and it would be perfect for not only this, but maintaining temps for deep frying.

https://www.piccook.com/?mid=3334603
Did you order it? If so, please let us know how you like it.
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:01 PM   #25
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Metal cookie cutters in the bottom of the crock should work as a wire rack. Cover the bottom with them.
Good idea! I don't have any, but they can't ba very expensive, and it might be nice to have them once in awhile. Thanks!
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:22 PM   #26
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Good idea! I don't have any, but they can't ba very expensive, and it might be nice to have them once in awhile. Thanks!

OR you could just crumple up balls of aluminum foil to raise the food off the bottom.
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:41 PM   #27
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OR you could just crumple up balls of aluminum foil to raise the food off the bottom.
That's exactly what I was thinking.
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:42 PM   #28
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Did you order it? If so, please let us know how you like it.
Actually I didn't order that one Taxi. As a rule I don't trust those "as shown on TV" items and after reading all those negative reviews on the deal, I changed my mind. That combined with I sure don't need two of them or all the "extras" that they include and the high shipping costs.

I'm seriously thinking about this one..
Amazon.com: Spt 1300-Watt Induction Cooktop, Silver: Kitchen & Dining
along with this pot in the 6 qt. size...
http://www.amazon.com/Whole-Clad-Sta...ref=pd_sim_k_4
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Actually I didn't order that one Taxi. As a rule I don't trust those "as shown on TV" items and after reading all those negative reviews on the deal, I changed my mind. That combined with I sure don't need two of them or all the "extras" that they include and the high shipping costs.

I'm seriously thinking about this one..
Amazon.com: Spt 1300-Watt Induction Cooktop, Silver: Kitchen & Dining
along with this pot in the 6 qt. size...
Amazon.com: Duxtop Whole-Clad Tri-Ply Stainless Steel Induction Ready Premium Cookware SaucePan with Cover 3-Quart: Kitchen & Dining
I thought that deal sounded too good.

I think you are probably better off with the one from Amazon. Did you read the reviews? I didn't. Still want to hear what you think about it if you get it.
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OR you could just crumple up balls of aluminum foil to raise the food off the bottom.
I've done that- it works ok, but you have to use so many of them, since they slide around, it's kind of wasteful.
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