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I used to really love my crockpot though I really hate the new ones since you can't cook things all day.

I bought one of these:



Amazon Link to Electric Roaster Oven

I am hoping that I like using it as a roaster and a slow cooker.

I found some suggestions for things to try here:

https://www.hamiltonbeach.com/6-surprising-ways-to-use-your-roaster-oven

Does anyone have any suggestion on what to cook in this?  Any tips?
 
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Is there a difference between a roaster oven and a crock pot? Does the roaster oven have the same ceramic insert to cook in?
 
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What is the major difference between the old and new one? Anyways, the picture you shared looks so nice.
 
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I have only used one of these once, at a crazy 4th of July party I catered in Wisconsin, in which bazillions of brats were made.
I understand that your model has a ceramic insert and isn`t enameled metal, right. For me the best way to use these things (and my ceramic slow cooker) is the "labeled use" - low and slow roasting a chicken or a rack of ribs without heating up your oven is the bomb diggety. Also, roasting bones for broth..... roasting large amounts of beets so they get caramelized....
 
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