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Slow Cooker Central Website User Guide

Slow Cooker Central Website User Guide

Welcome to the new and improved Slow Cooker Central! Come on in, look around, and let us give you the grand tour so you feel right at home 🙂 If you are a regular visitor to our site and have noticed the recent changes, or if you are a first time visitor to Slow Cooker […]

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  November 10, 2015   1 comment
PARTY FOOD with your slow cooker!!

PARTY FOOD with your slow cooker!!

  We all know how hectic hosting parties can be! The hostess running around trying to see to everyone’s needs.  Days before hand trying to come up with party food ideas and then find the time to prepare them. There is help at hand … your slow cooker is your party helper!       […]

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  September 16, 2015   No comments
Slow Cooking Flavours of the World

Slow Cooking Flavours of the World

    At Slow Cooker Central we love cooking a wide variety of dishes in our slow cookers. Not only covering all meals and desserts, and all types of meat and vegetables, but also recipes from all over the globe! Here are the International Categories we are building on so far: Asian Indian Italian Mexican […]

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  May 22, 2015   No comments
Find us on YouTube!

Find us on YouTube!

      We are developing a collection of videos to share with you on our YouTube channel. You can find us on YouTube HERE We will be uploading various short instructional and demonstration type video’s to accompany our posts, recipes and blogs in future. For now here’s a sample of what you can expect: […]

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  April 20, 2015   1 comment
Slow Cooker Cakes

Slow Cooker Cakes

Cooking cakes in slow cookers is out of the norm for a lot of traditionalist slow cooker users, so we wanted to include some advice on what can and can’t be used in cake making in your slow cooker, and also to provide some general tips for getting the most out of your slow cooker cake […]

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  April 18, 2015   4 comments
The ‘Tea Towel trick’

The ‘Tea Towel trick’

What is the  tea towel/dishcloth trick I hear everyone talking about? You will often see in recipes that people will state to lay a tea towel (the cloth you dry your dishes with) between the inner slow cooker bowl top and the lid of the slow cooker (see photo below). This is to absorb condensation and […]

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  April 18, 2015   11 comments
Slow Cooking FROZEN Meat – It’s NOT safe!!

Slow Cooking FROZEN Meat – It’s NOT safe!!

In short… No!! This is a very hotly debated topic that we see in our group Slow Cooker Recipes 4 Families on Facebook nearly every single day. Some people choose to take this risk. In fact many people will tell you that they have done so for years and “it’s never hurt me!’. However according […]

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  March 29, 2015   7 comments
How do I thicken my slow cooker dish?

How do I thicken my slow cooker dish?

Slow cooking can produce dishes with more liquid due to the condensation formed on the lid and the fact the lid stays closed so that it doesn’t reduce like some stove top/oven methods would do. Here’s a collection of tips and trick you can use to ensure a thickened consistency to your final dish…. #1     […]

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  March 29, 2015   19 comments
Freezer Meals for Slow Cookers

Freezer Meals for Slow Cookers

As avid slow cookers we are all aware of how convenient they are in our busy, busy lives. If in any doubt pop by and read our earlier blog on ‘Why use your slow cooker for that!?‘ But is there even MORE convenience we can get from these wonderful machines?? The answer is Freezer Meals […]

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  February 15, 2015   42 comments