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Information, tips and cooking hints for using various appliances and cookware in the kitchen. Informational articles cover crockpot, claypot, pressure cooker, and more with corresponding recipes.
  1. Clay Cooker Recipes
  2. Crockpot Recipes
  3. Crockpot Resources (17)

Choosing a pressure cooker and accessories
How to choose a pressure cooker and accessories. Select the right pressure cooker for your needs.

Clay Cooker Cleaning and Storage - How to clean a claypot
How to clean a clay cooker or claypot - do not use soap to clean your claypot. Find out why and how to do it properly.

Clay Cooker Preparation and Usage
Pre-soaking and a cold oven are essential to the clay cooker. Learn how to cook in a claypot.

Clay Cooker Tips and Hints
Most claypot recipes use a lot of salt by design. Get tips and hints on cooking in a claypot, including how to avoid cracks.

Convection Oven Cooking Tips
What is a convection oven? Find out how to use your convection oven and how to convert your recipes.

Crock-Pot® BBQ Pit by Rival - Product Review
Crock-Pot® BBQ Pit by Rival - Product Review. This is the newest Crock-Pot® product from Rival. Smoke meats indoors with this versatile electric slow cooker.

Crockpot Conversion Chart
Need help converting your standard oven-baked recipes to crockpot? Check here for tips and conversion charts.

Fondue
Fondue is back and more popular than ever! Find out how to purchase and use a fondue pot. Dig out that fondue pot and try some new recipes.

Gas or Electric Stoves? Which do you prefer and why.
Gas or Electric Stoves? Which do you prefer and why.

Kitchen Thermometers
Before you buy any kitchen thermometer, learn how to assess your needs to choose the right one, including oven thermometers, electronic probe thermometers, candy/jelly/deep-fry thermometers, and instant-read thermometers.

Nesco® 18-Quart Roaster Oven - Product Review
Nesco® 18-Quart Roaster Oven - Product Review. 18-quart roaster oven countertop slow cooker.

Pressure Cooker
Pressure cookers help you make meals in a fraction of conventional oven time. Learn how to purchase and use a pressure cooker. These recipes will show you that pressure cooking is not just for pot roast.

Pressure Cooker Recipes
Today's pressure cookers give you a choice of a quick-release option, taking even less time to finish that meal and without the need for wasted water to cool things down. These recipes are designed for the pressure cooker.

Pressure Cooker Tips and Hints
Pressure Cooker Tips, Hints, Usage and Storage. Helpful information on cooking with your pressure Cooker.

Small Kitchen Gifts
Looking for something different but useful to give to your favorite cook? These selections are a little off the beaten path, but sure to be appreciated. Useful as stocking stuffers or for year-round gift-giving.

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