The Giles & Posner Slow Cooker Review

In today's world it seems like everyone is constantly on the go, especially parents managing schedules not only for themselves but also for their children's extra curricular activities. It can difficult or even seemingly impossible to figure out how to use a slow cooker to fix healthy meals let alone to do so without taking up a huge amount of time. Try these great tips to cook faster so you can get back to the things you need to do.

A few companies now make a cooker with it's own carry bag with handles, etc. to take along to family gatherings and picnics. A way around this if yours isn't this fancy, just find a sturdy cardboard box, line it with a plastic bag and some newspaper for additional padding and then add your cooking ham in a crock pot. Be sure to hold at the bottom while transporting so it doesn't spill. Once you get back home you can just keep that box for your next cooking adventure.

Combine all the gammon joint topping ingredients in a bowl until they form a crumbly dough. Evenly sprinkle the dough over the fruit mixture. Place lid on cooker and cook on low setting 6 to 8 hours or on high setting 3 to 4 hours.

Waking up to the (much) cooler temperatures in Tampa was a bit of a shock to my system this morning, and I immediately thought about what I could throw in the crockpot to warm myself up and decrease the amount of time I'd need to spend in the kitchen. These Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches fit the bill!

Speaking of dinnertime, how about planning meals that can be prepared in the slow cooker, microwave, or the grill. The less heat you generate inside the less your thermostat tells the AC to kick on.