In the world of ceramic pots of slow cookers, Cuisinart has come up with a ground-breaking idea of making a slow cooker that is made of aluminum and non-stick ware.
In this way it is available for 3 distinct styles of cooking all in one pot. Hence you are not restricted to just dumping your ingredients and closing the lid style like most slow cookers but you are open to incorporate many different styles of cooking and experimenting bringing out the chef within you.
Features and Specifications
Cuisinart is known for its following features.
Allows Combination Cooking
The aluminum pot is perfect for 3 different styles of cooking. You can now brown your ingredients like chicken or fish or your vegetables.
You can sauté them if you want and with the help of a steam rack you can make beautiful juicy tender steamed food that your family loves. It’s everything that you have asked for and all that in one single pot. So you won’t have to use many utensils to do your job.
Although after every step of cooking you will have to make sure that you wash the pot properly so that all the smell of the previous ingredients is gone and it is ready to be used for the next ingredient in your list. The aluminum pot also ensures that there is even distribution of the heat producing a perfectly cooked and deliciously tasting food.
The back light LCD display makes it much easier to read and record the settings even in the dimmest of the lights. This makes it easier for you to check the progress of your dish. There is a separate time and temperature reading so you will know how much time it is left for you to present the meal to your family.
Large removable pot
This pot is of 6 Qt in capacity housing a large pot of stew, soup or meat, making it perfect for cooking in large quantity for friends, parties and large gatherings. It is also removable allowing it to be removed from the unit easily so that you can clean it whether in a dishwasher or through hand washing.
Built in Timer
This is one of the best features of this slow cooker. The built-in timer allows you to set the timer and let the cooker slowly not only cook the food for you but also keep track of the time.
So you pop your ingredients set the heat and timer settings and forget about it, go spend time with your family and friends, help your kids do their homework, have a relaxing bubble bath or go for a walk and do your chores.
The cooker will be your chef of the day. And when the cooking is done it will automatically switch to warm setting so that the cooking process finishes and you can have a hot and ready to eat meal. The timer can be set for up to 24 hours this makes it easier to cook foods that require overnight cooking.
The heat settings of this appliance are high, low, simmer and warm. So you can adjust among them according to the requirement of your recipe. The internal temperature of the pot can rise to up to 400 degree Fahrenheit in high setting, a feature not common in any other slow cocking range.
The warm mode is switched automatically on once the desired time is reached that you have clocked before and then it keeps the food nice and hot. It stays up for 8 hours after which it’s automatically switches off.
- Large 6 qt capacity
- Aluminum pot allows you to cook in 3 styles
- Dishwasher friendly
- Easy to remove
- Comes in good packages
- Glass lid with cool touch handle that ensures that you do not burn your hand while checking the progress.
- Automatic warm settings for up to 8 hours
- Built in timer that can be programmed to up to 24 hours
- Internal temperature can rise up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
- Comes with a 3 year warranty
- They is no delay timer settings
- Utilizes 1500 Watts of power, this means that if you use this pot for everyday purposes then your electricity bill will be significantly increased.
Who Should Buy
Those of you who like to experiment with different cuisines and styles of cooking but without causing much mess and utilizing a lot of utensils and appliances then this is the perfect crock pot for you.
With built in timer and heat settings as well as aluminum pot that allows you combination style cooking, this inventive pot by Cuisinart allows you to have the best cooking results that you can get with any other slow cooker and that too without causing much stress and mess around.