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trouble with dry food in our Crockpot (slow cooker)

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trouble with dry food in our Crockpot (slow cooker)

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chaos421 | | Apr 12, 2007 05:40 PM

we have a Crockpot smart-pot, and we've really loved using it. it's so nice to come home to a fully cooked, hot meal. recently we have had trouble with our food drying out inside. i have a few suspicions, but wanted some advice. here are a few things i think might be causing the problem.

1. the lid rocks back and forth after the food has been cooking for a while. this is due to steam releasing around the edge of the lid. i'm not sure how to keep it from doing this.

2. we started using aluminum foil inside the pot to make it easier to clean.

3. before we started using the foil, one meal got pretty baked onto the crock. that time i had a hard time getting it clean and may have used a bit too much elbow grease.

thanks for reading my post, and i look forward to hearing what everyone has to say.

-keith

 

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