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Sunbeam SecretChef Sear and Slow Cooker

Sunbeam SecretChef Sear and Slow Cooker

I’ll admit it … I was excited to try this machine! Ever since I first discovered searing slow cookers I’ve been hooked on the convenience and benefits of using one. However when I learnt that the Sunbeam SecretChef Sear and Slow Cooker seared IN the actual slow cooker itself … this was convenience on a whole […]

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  December 5, 2016   5 comments
Morphy Richards Sear and Stew Slow Cooker

Morphy Richards Sear and Stew Slow Cooker

— Morphy Richards 6.5L Sear and Stew Slow Cooker —   If you are looking for a large searing slow cooker, the Morphy Richards Sear and Stew Slow Cooker may be just the one for you! Recommended by Choice in March 2016, the Sear and Stew Slow Cooker has lots of great features. The folk at […]

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  April 27, 2016   65 comments
New Wave 5-in-1 Multi-Cooker

New Wave 5-in-1 Multi-Cooker

With so many kitchen appliances on the market to choose from these days it can be hard to know which one to choose. What’s not to love about one that multi-tasks and saves us space, time and money. Enter the age of multi-cookers. The New Wave 5-in-1 Multi-Cooker to be precise. Multiple kitchen appliances all […]

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  May 14, 2015   17 comments
~Top 5 Recipes~

~Top 5 Recipes~

  **Top 5 Most Visited Recipes** This list has been compiled using official site statistics so it can change at any time. When it does we will update it here, but for now …. These are the most visited 5 recipes of all the 2300 recipes on our website. The All Stars 🙂   #1 […]

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  February 12, 2015   1 comment
Breville 5L ‘The Flavour Maker’

Breville 5L ‘The Flavour Maker’

      I absolutely LOVE my Breville 7L Flavour Maker! However for a lot of households this is too large for their needs. So for them this 5L version is perfect! It’s still big enough to fit a large roast, long lamb shanks or big soups etc but it still compact enough for the smaller family. […]

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  January 18, 2015   6 comments
Breville 7L ‘The Flavour Maker’

Breville 7L ‘The Flavour Maker’

In my line of work I see and use a lot of different slow cooker machines but I can honestly say this has taken the position of my all time favourite one now 🙂 Let me tell you why …. I never used to be someone who pre-browned or seared my meat before slow cooking.  […]

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  December 6, 2014   12 comments
Breville 6L ‘Smart Temp’ slow cooker review

Breville 6L ‘Smart Temp’ slow cooker review

The Breville Smart Temp is one nice looking slow cooker. It’s the little touches like the shiny metal handles and the metal knob on the toughened glass lid that set it apart in appearance from many others on the market. The bowl is a 6L capacity removable crockery bowl that is dishwasher safe. The outer housing is brushed […]

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  December 6, 2014   2 comments
RUSSELL HOBBS 6L SEARING SLOW COOKER

RUSSELL HOBBS 6L SEARING SLOW COOKER

The Ruseell Hobbs 6L Searing slow cooker features a non ceramic inner cooking pot, glass lid, and a stainless steel base unit with LOW/HIGH/WARM control dial and digital timer The default time for the digital timer is 6hrs. However it can be increased in 30 minute intervals as easily as just pressing the time button. […]

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  December 4, 2014   3 comments
RUSSELL HOBBS 3.5L FAMILY SLOW COOKER

RUSSELL HOBBS 3.5L FAMILY SLOW COOKER

The RH 3.5L features a ceramic bowl, tempered glass lid, stainless steel base unit and OFF/LOW/HIGH/AUTO control dial with power indicator light.LOW: Cooks at low power. This setting is to be used only after preheating the slow cooker on High for at least 20 minutesHIGH: Cooks at maximum power. Adding cold liquids on high could […]

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  December 4, 2014   3 comments
BREVILLE FAST SLOW COOKER

BREVILLE FAST SLOW COOKER

The Slow Cooker multi cooker with many other features! – Sauté and Searing – Pressure Cooker – Slow Cooker – Steamer The main cooking bowl is a 6L capacity Sauté and Searing While not strictly necessary in slow cooking many always like to sear first to brown the meat, keep heat stable and caramalise vegetables. […]

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  December 4, 2014   4 comments