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The Importance of Slow Cookers.

Cooking is an activity of making food ready for eating. It is obvious for food to be made ready for eating. Foods have been known to be taken when raw or cooked. We have fruits and vegetables as examples of foods taken when raw. Raw and cooked foods have their own advantages.

Cooked food is always free from harmful microorganisms. Microorganisms cannot thrive in hot temperatures. It is easy to chew cooked food. Expect cooked food to be softer than raw foods. It is obvious for cooked foods to have a nice smell. Foods prepared by heating are healthy. Raw foods do not lose any nutrient as in the case of heated food. Raw food does not require much preparation when compared with cooked food. Expect raw foods to take less time in their preparation. Expect to have cooking tools and appliances in the preparation of foods. We have ovens, water heaters, bakers and slow cookers as examples of cooking appliances. Examples of cooking tools are spoons, knives, handles to name a few. Every kind of a tool has its functionality.

We use knives to chop foods into small sizes.
Spoons are used to measure food ingredients in making different recipes. There are many types of cooking appliances. These appliances can use charcoal, electricity, biogas, or solar sources of energy. We have an oven as a cooking appliance that uses electricity. Water is used in the production of hydro-electric power. Turbines are used in the spinning of fast moving water to produce hydroelectric power.

Biogas is a flammable gas that is gotten from animal waste. Cooking appliances that use charcoal as a source of energy can also use biogas. Charcoal is gotten from dried wood. Charcoal is a renewable source of energy. Solar energy is energy tapped from the sun. Expect solar panels to be used in the production of solar energy. We have solar cookers that use solar power. It is possible to use solar cookers to places where there is an efficient solar power. We have slow cookers as appliances that heat food slowly.

Slow cookers use electricity as a source of energy. Slow cookers as the name suggests is used to prepare food for a longer period of time as compared with other cookers. There are a couples of importance of using slow cookers in the preparation of foods. Slow cookers use less electric energy. Slow cookers save on time. It is possible to engage in other activities when food is heating in a slow cooker. Expect slow cookers to keep the kitchen cool . Expect nutrients in foods to be reserved by using slow cookers. It is possible to develop appropriate eating habits by using slow heaters.