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Slow cookers-a question.

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idobelieveinghosts Wed 08-Oct-08 13:55:24

I want to buy one...but i think i may need two...

I have seen some 4 litre ones...how many people will that serve? are there any bigger ones out there???

Ok...2 questions grin

BloodshotEyeballsintheScarySky Wed 08-Oct-08 13:57:41

I am currently using my 3.3 litre, for the first time, admittedly, but there looks enough food in there to feed about 6 people and there's only 2 and a bit of us!

Someone here was talking about a 6 litre one the other day though.

<<steps back to let experts answer>>

CherryChapstick Wed 08-Oct-08 13:58:59

There are 5 of us mine is a 3 litre and is adequate, never full to the top.

MatNanPlus Wed 08-Oct-08 13:59:38

IDBIG how many do you need to feed do you wnat left overs?

Slow Cookers are best not used to the maximum limit IMHO.

BloodshotEyeballsintheScarySky Wed 08-Oct-08 14:01:33

Oh blimey we're going to be eating stew for a month. I just threw everything in and filled it up to the top! blush. I know for next time though, if it doesn't explode...

idobelieveinghosts Wed 08-Oct-08 14:02:36

I need to feed 9...should be 10 but one DS won't eat such lovely casseroles.

Must add...4 of the 9 have big appetites.

6 litre eh! ..hmmmm that sounds like a plan!

Psychobabble Wed 08-Oct-08 14:03:06

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

idobelieveinghosts Wed 08-Oct-08 14:03:58

Currently i use 2 big casserole dishes to cook them in..not sure what litre they are though.

flatmouse Wed 08-Oct-08 14:05:23

can u put liquid in them to warm
eg mulled wine?

MatNanPlus Wed 08-Oct-08 14:10:49

IDBIG sounds like the 6.5lt is the one for you then. Morphy Richards at Comet is 34.99.

idobelieveinghosts Wed 08-Oct-08 14:13:25

Thats great thanks for your advice, unfortunately we don't have a commet here....not mainland UK..but now i know such things are made i will be searching!

Thanks for your help smile

MatNanPlus Wed 08-Oct-08 14:28:26

IDBIG Amazon and eBay.

Flatmouse yes, on the low setting, as long as you don't leave the lid off they are great.

flatmouse Wed 08-Oct-08 14:32:06

thanks MNP

MatNanPlus Wed 08-Oct-08 14:37:46

Flatmouse we do a non alco version and top up as needed, lovely smell and so conveinient.

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