Good things take time: building a career you love, nurturing a healthy relationship, cooking tender stew meat. While we can't offer you much help with the first two, there is no better way to ensure a delicious, juicy piece of meat than a slow cooker. These devices are the perfect way to arrive home from work to a home cooked meal. All you have to do is throw your ingredients into the pot in the morning, turn it on, and you're good to go!
If you're considering adding this convenient device to your kitchen arsenal, it can be difficult to know that you've selected one that will stand up to all your slow-cooking needs and look good doing it. Luckily, we've compiled a list of the best slow cookers for any budget, all available for order on Amazon!
This $98 slow cooker does it all. It's a rice cooker, pressure cooker, steamer, and yogurt maker (?) all in one! There's just about nothing you can't do with this, and with three size options, it's easy to get the perfect slow cooker for your needs.
This affordable slow cooker has over a thousand rave reviews on Amazon, and is big enough to fit even the heartiest of pot roasts. Plus, it has a removable, dishwasher-safe inner pot, making clean up easy.
It's hard to make cooking simpler than this. This crock pot comes with a book of recipes and pre-programming is built in for each dish. It may be a bit of a pricier option, but the absolute ease it lends to your meal prep is worth every penny.
This option features a temperature probe, meaning you'll never end up with undercooked meat. At under $50, this option is hard to beat if you're just looking for the basics.
This slow cooker is perfect for the individual who feels strongly about a picnic-chic aesthetic. It's a massive 8 quarts, and has a locking lid that makes it ideal for taking your food on the road.