Gadgets & Small Appliances

Stew in a slow cooker

How Much Electricity Does a Slow Cooker Use in the UK? (2022)

Slow cookers might take considerably longer to cook meals than regular ovens do, but the fact their ratings can be as low as 200W means they use much less electricity per hour than an oven does. In fact, according to USwitch, the average slow cooker uses approximately 1.3 kWh of electricity to cook a single …

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Microwave oven with door open

Microwave Oven vs Microwave – Is There a Difference?

While no one can deny that the microwave is the fastest way of reheating leftovers or cooking beans, many folks argue about whether we should be saying “microwave” or “microwave oven”. Chef’s Pick has taken deep dives into cooking questions like this many times. We’ve often found that these cooking debates are confusing and can …

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Slow cooker with vegetables

What Temperature Does a Slow Cooker Cook at in the UK?

Slow cookers are becoming a kitchen staple in UK homes. They’re a great time-saving piece of kit that requires minimal effort to use yet produces delicious, hearty, and warming meals. Most slow cookers have multiple temperature settings so you can cook your food to perfection. However, the majority of brands label these settings as ‘high’, …

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