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Cooking unevenly and burning the food

When I cook with the crock pot alot of the meals are burning or cooking unevenly and I don't know why. I am following the receipe for the correct amount of time and it still burns or does not cook evenly. I don't understand what I could be doing wrong? Also the burning smell from the unit When does that go away? I've used the cooker a least 10 times and I still smell the burning from the unit. Thank you.

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