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Slow Cookers What temperature and for how long do you have to cook eg raw chicken, pork and kidney beans to ensure they are cooked through and safe to eat?

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Howabout if you try go online on the internet and search for cooking foods in a crock pot? Your answer will be there.
Happy cooking, Spurs21

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