We’ve Had 50 Blessed Years of Cooking With Crockpot

Crockpots have been a staple of American home cooking for decades. They’ve been there through the high school graduations, the Super Bowl victories and losses, the first day of school, Saturday mornings and Sunday nights. This beloved family-friendly s…

Crockpots have been a staple of American home cooking for decades. They’ve been there through the high school graduations, the Super Bowl victories and losses, the first day of school, Saturday mornings and Sunday nights. This beloved family-friendly slow cooker has been there with us through life’s biggest moments and now it’s our turn to celebrate it. The original slow-cooker brand is celebrating its 50th anniversary in a big way—with the launch of an all-new Design Series line featuring four new Crockpots in an array of modern hues.

"With the new Design Series—and our 50th anniversary—we wanted to celebrate our history and highlight Crockpot’s evolution, but not get too nostalgic. To do that, we focused on synthesis, bringing together past, present, and future. It’s about bringing the next generation of at-home cooks an iconic appliance but with a modern look they’ll love to cook meals in and make memories,” says Christine Robins, CEO of Home Appliances at Newell Brands, today’s manufacturer of Crockpot.

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How to Make Instant Pot Boiled Eggs (Just The Way You Like Them)

Perfectly cooked eggs seem like one of those goals the Instant Pot was designed to vanquish from the stove top forever, but the truth is that Instant Pot boiled eggs aren’t always as consistent as we might hope. Every time I want to cook eggs in the In…

Perfectly cooked eggs seem like one of those goals the Instant Pot was designed to vanquish from the stove top forever, but the truth is that Instant Pot boiled eggs aren't always as consistent as we might hope. Every time I want to cook eggs in the Instant Pot—whether I'm aiming for hard-boiled, soft-boiled, or somewhere in that jammy borderland we call "medium-boiled," I have to look up the cooking time.

After skimming endless blog posts, all of which offer different instructions (low pressure or high pressure, natural release, quick release, or some combination of the two), I inevitably choose at random and end up with...hard-boiled eggs. Every single time. But since they're easier to peel, I'm rarely that upset.

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There Are *So* Many Instant Pots to Choose From—Here’s the Right One for You

When it comes to the Instant Pot, there’s a lot to love. Primarily, the electric multi-cooker—which is a fancy term for “all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, sauté pan, steamer, and more, that plugs into your wall instead of cooking over an open fl…

When it comes to the Instant Pot, there's a lot to love. Primarily, the electric multi-cooker—which is a fancy term for "all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, sauté pan, steamer, and more, that plugs into your wall instead of cooking over an open flame"—can create the type of deep, caramel-y flavor typically associated with an all-day braise in under an hour. It can tenderize the toughest legumes (sans a pre-soak!) in the time it takes to watch one episode of Great British Baking Show. It can slow-cook with the best of 'em.

So it's no wonder that Instant Pot models have nabbed the top four bestseller spots on Amazon's electric pressure cooker list.

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