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Need a substitute for my electric crockpot!


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Need a substitute for my electric crockpot!

Miss Needle | Nov 24, 2006 12:08 AM


I love my electric-powered slow cooker, but am looking for a gas-powered equivalent. Googling has been fruitless. I would like to switch to gas as it is a more natural source of power. Firstly, I believe that food tastes better when it's cooked via gas. And I also feel that imparts healthier "vital energy" or "qi" when cooking on gas.

So here are the options I'm toying with:

1. super flame tamer (not the cheap $3 ones) over the lowest flame burner.
2. blech (used for Shabbat purposes)

Which of these two techniques would better emulate a slow cooker? My goal is to put ingredients in the pot the night before so I can wake up to a nice hot bowl of soup, congee, etc. in the morning.

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