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Crockpot VS Stove Top Cooking

Updated on January 13, 2013

HERE'S WHAT I THINK

Crockpot VS Stove Top Cooking

For me, I am all for cooking in the crockpot. I get the preparations done and pop them in the crockpot. I pick whether I want them to cook for a long time (low) or a short period of time (high) and let it do all the cooking. I come home that afternoon or evening and I have a meal waiting for me to serve to my family. Couldn't have it any better than that.

Added reasons for liking the crockpot are: I don't have to worry about my meal burning because I got sidetracked by the computer. I can go grocery shopping and not worry about what I am going to have to cook for my family when I get home all tired.

Photo Credit: This photo is of my crockpot fully loaded and ready to cook.

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YOUR TURN! - Crockpot Cooking Or Stove Top Cooking - Which Side Are You On?

Crockpot VS Stovetop Cooking - What Is Your Choice?

Yes, you're right! The Crockpot Is The Best Way To Cook.

Yes, you're right! The Crockpot Is The Best Way To Cook.

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    • Jan T Urquhart Baillie 5 years ago from Australia

      Can't do without mine!

    • LissaKlar LM 5 years ago

      I love cooking in the crockpot when I do cook. My husband does most of the cooking! I'm lucky.

    • BuckHawkcenter 5 years ago

      I'm all for crockpot cooking! Since lazy and easy are my of making meals, the crockpot works great!

    • Jennie Hennesay 6 years ago from Lubbock TX

      Crock pot cooking saves energy and doesn't heat up the kitchen. It's a different type of cooking, but even while you're learning you won't make an inedible meal!

    No way, Monkeybrain! Cooking On The Stove Top Is The Best Way.

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      • anonymous 5 years ago

        I don't crock cook very often but more so in the winter when I want a filling stew or chili or similar. Being retired, I don't have a time crunch, so sometimes it's just a matter of how much work and attention I want to devote to a meal.

      • MamaRuth 5 years ago

        First let me say that I do love Crockpot cooking, but most of the time I think stove top or oven baked actually tastes better. For example, I often make roasts in the crockpot because it is easy and good. But if I want a GREAT pork pot roast I slow cook it on the stovetop! (Someday I'll make a lens with my recipe!)

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      stove top cooking

      Cooking On The Stove Top

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      When I cook on the stove top, I get distracted easily and our food tends to get burned. My family doesn't like burned food and neither do I. There are some things to be honest that cook better on the stove top like bacon and eggs but for a family lunch or supper it is crockpot all the way. This is what my stove looks like when I am cooking on a stove top.

      Photo credit: trenttsd, Creative Commons License

      Cooking Failures - Proof That Cooking On The Stove Top Is All Thumbs Down

      Please leave me a comment so that I know you were here. I would also like to thank those of you who gave this lens a thumbs up.

      Thank You For Stopping By - And Sharing Your Opinion

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          Grandma-Marilyn 4 years ago

          @poutine: If I didn't burn stuff, so would I. LOL

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          poutine 4 years ago

          I prefer cooking in a regular oven or top stove

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          Dawn Archibald 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

          I must get a crock pot - you have convinced me!

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          LissaKlar LM 5 years ago

          Good debate. Another great lens!

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          BuckHawkcenter 5 years ago

          The video - outtakes is hysterical! Great job on your Monkeybrain! But, I'm with you all the way. Crockpot cooking makes life so much easier!