You might be wondering what more can a slow cooker do other than simmer food at a low temperature? Well, I bet you’re going to thank your lucky stars that you’re one of the many that own a slow cooker because the following hacks will most likely turn out to be really helpful for you.
1. MELT CHOCOLATE
Cut down your baking time simply by fill a few mason jars with your desired chocolate or chocolate chips and placing them in a slow cooker that is filled halfway will water for about 30 minutes. Be sure never to cover your slow cooker though.
2. DIY SCENTS FOR HOME
One thing I dislike is when my home smells bad and somehow air fresheners just don’t do it for me. Have your home smell SO great by simmering this potpourri in a crock pot. This mixture consists of cranberries, cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, orange, and a tea bag. Hmmm, smells just like Christmas!
3. MAKE YOGURT
Looking to make a healthy yogurt with as little ingredients as possible? Not only can you do just that, you can even make it in your crock pot! All you will need is plain yogurt with live cultures and milk!
4. BROWN MEAT
Get the juiciness from meat by browning them first before you cook it in your slow cooker. You will definitely taste the difference.
5. KEEP FOOD WARM
Thanks to the Krazy Coupon Lady, she shows us how we can save on not using the burners during special holidays simply by using a slow cooker to keep food warm when entertaining during the holidays.
Don’t have a humidifier at home? Just fill your slow cooker with warm water, turn it on high and cover with the lid. Within an hour or so, it will start doing its magic.
A fantastic guide that will show you how to clean your slow cooker in an easy and simple way!
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