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Slow Cookers

Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker (33969)

The Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker offers tons of features for a very modest price, but do all the extra doodads help you cook better or just get in the way? We got slow-cooking to find out. READ MORE

Slow Cookers

Crock-Pot Countdown Touchscreen Digital Slow Cooker

As midrange digital slow cookers go, the Crock-Pot Countdown Touchscreen model is pretty basic. But does a minimal design translate to minimal performance? We got slow-cooking to find out. READ MORE

Slow Cookers

Cuisinart Programmable Slow Cooker

The new generation of slow cookers has carefully calibrated cook temps and digital convenience features, but can they change your life for the better? We tested the midpriced Cuisinart Programmable Slow Cooker to see if its bells and whistles are actually worth the money. READ MORE