Keep a Lid on It!
Resist the urge to take off the slow cooker lid and peek at your meal. Opening the slow cooker lets heat escape and slows cooking. Only open it 30 to 45 minutes before the low end of the cooking range to check doneness. Get more slow cooker secrets from my Slow Cooker Secrets blog post, or click Slow Cooker to move right on to all the yummy slow cooker recipes in my website.