5 of the best: Slow Cookers
Morphy Richards 6.5L Slow Cooker
of this slow cooker is that not only can it feed an army, but the pot is also dishwasher proof, minimising clean-up times. It comes with a toughened glass lid, so you can see how your food is doing without opening the lid, and has three heat settings.
€42.50 (reduced from €49.95), available at harveynorman.ie
Crock-Pot Slow Cooker (SCV400RD)
With a capacity of 3.5 litres, this slow cooker will suit couples, and it adds a splash of colour to kitchens. There are two heat settings and the removable stoneware pot is suitable for the dishwasher. It also comes with utensils, a ladle, slotted spoon and a strainer.
€32.99, available at currys.ie
Morphy Richards Sear and Stew Slow Cooker
Again, suitable for couples or a smaller family at 3.5 litres this slow cooker allows you to sear meat in the same pan. There are three programmes on it (low, medium and high), it's dishwasher safe and non-stick and the aluminum cooking pot is lightweight.
€39.99, available at currys.ie
Crock-Pot Autostir Slow Cooker
The beauty of this cooker is that it automatically stirs your food so you don't have to. It has a large capacity of 5.7 litres, a ceramic bowl, timer and keep warm function, as well as three heat settings. It's dishwasher safe and also comes with a regular paddle, stirring paddle and a recipe book.
€116.49, available at argos.ie
Crock-Pot Sauté Traditional Slow Cooker
A cooker with this capacity, 4.7 litres, would be perfect for a family of four. There are three heat settings on this, including a keep warm function and it's both microwave and dishwasher safe. Also included with the cooker are 15 recipes, created exclusively by TV chef Phil Vickery.
€59.99, available at currys.ie