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Small Slow Cookers

We looked for a model that was consistent and easy to use—and could guarantee perfectly cooked dinners.

What We Learned

We used to turn to our slow cooker only when we were cooking for company or making a big batch of stew meant to last for several meals (our favorite model holds 6 quarts). But these days, many manufacturers are selling smaller models, too, offering the same set-it-and-forget-it convenience to small families—or for small kitchens. (For comparison, a 6-quart slow cooker can fit eight ...

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