13 Common Slow Cooker Mistakes – Crock Pot Errors

13 Common Slow Cooker Mistakes – Crock Pot Errors

1.  Don’t raise the lid.  I’m not kidding.  Not for a peek.  Not “just to see how it is cooking.”  Keep the lid on during the whole cooking process.   A crock pot is designed to cook food over a long period of time and taking the lid off even for a few seconds means that the crock pot will lose the heat it has built up.  The only exception is when you add food at the very end which needs a short time (dairy and fresh herbs.)

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