Question about Rival Crock Pots & Slow Cookers
Will the food be safe to eat if it's cooked on high for several hours more?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
I would not chance it. The meat has never been brought to a hot temp that would kill any bacteria if bateria were present. Throw it out; for the cost, it is not worth the risk.
Posted on Jan 09, 2011
SOURCE: Cooks too hot
It would SEEM that this pot has a nanufacturing problem, where the thermal switches, that actually cycle the unit off when it reaches a certain temperature, are faulty...right from the factory. Its common to get a run of faulty thermal units, and is often seen in Coffee Makers.
Posted on Jan 25, 2008
check the internet for a copy of the manual. Put in the search engine rival crock pot and look till you find a free manual then you can down load it and print.
Posted on Oct 22, 2009
Probably, nothing. About 6 years ago the standards on these were changed, to increase low to 200 degrees instead of 180, high to 300. Things that took 6 hours can now take 4. If you are using older recipes, or recipes perfected in older pots, they will always overcook. You can check this by putting water in, covering, and checking with an instant read thermometer after 1 hour. If it is 200, there is nothing wrong with you or the pot.
Posted on Nov 25, 2009
Testimonial: "This makes a lot of sense. I am cooking a pot roast right now and reduced the time by a third so I'll see if that will work. Thank you."
Low and High are cooking levels, warm is to keep the food warm after it is cooked.
Posted on Mar 15, 2010
Testimonial: "That's exactly what I needed to know. Thanks for such a prompt response."
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All West Bend slow cooker models eventually simmer at the boiling point, or 212 degrees. The setting simply determines how quickly the cooker will reach that temperature.
300 watt is not a huge consumption of electricity, depending of course on, how often, how long and how high temperature.
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1. Place food in stoneware according to recipe.
2. Plug in Smart-Pot™ slow cooker. The Power light will begin to flash
indicating that the unit is plugged in, but not turned on.
HOW TO PROGRAM YOUR SMART-POT™ (CONT.)
3. Push the Cook Time button to scroll through the timed cooking
options. Push once and the 4 hour light will illuminate, twice and the
6 hour light will come on, etc. Select the time based on the length of
time indicated in the recipe. Two time options are usually given. The 4
and 6 hour settings are the HIGH temperature setting and may be
used when you want your food done quicker. The 8 and 10 hour
settings correspond to the LOW temperature setting and is used for all
day cooking. In addition your Smart-Pot™ can be set to the Warm
Setting by scrolling through the timed cooking options until the warm
NOTE: The Warm setting is for keeping already hot food warm. Do not use
the warm setting to cook or reheat food.
4. When the cooking time is completed, the Smart-Pot™ slow cooker will
automatically shift to the Warm setting and the Warm light will come
on. NOTE: We do not recommend using the Warm setting for more
than 4 hours.
5. To turn the Smart-Pot™ off push the OFF button. Unplug unit from the
6. For other recipes that give a range of times, select the time closest
to the setting on your Smart-Pot™. For instance a recipe calling for
cooking time of 7 to 9 hours on LOW, set your Smart-Pot™ to 8 hours.
NOTE: If power goes off then power light will blink and settings must be
reset. If cook time is changed before the cycle is complete the time will
reset to the new setting.
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