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Slow cook for winter energy savings.

With winter approaching, there is no better time to feast on stews, soups, and curries slow-cooked to allow the flavours to develop over hours. While slow cookers may take time to prepare a dish, the low wattage means you are likely to make significant energy savings compared with using the oven.

Slow cookers, also known as crockpots, are a great kitchen appliance for anyone looking to save time and energy while cooking. These handy devices allow you to prepare delicious meals with minimal effort and are also incredibly energy-efficient.

One of the main ways slow cookers save energy is by using low wattage. Compared to other kitchen appliances like ovens and stovetops, slow cookers typically use around 100 watts or less – which means they can cook food for hours on end while using a fraction of the energy required by other cooking methods.

In addition to their low wattage, slow cookers use less water than other cooking methods. By cooking food in a tightly sealed container, slow cookers trap moisture and heat, which reduces the need for excess water or steam to cook the food. This results in less energy being used overall, as less energy is required to heat and maintain the temperature of the cooking liquid.

Overall, slow cookers are an energy-efficient cooking option that can help you save money on your energy bills while providing delicious and nutritious meals with minimal effort.

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