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Family Crock-Pot®
Family Crock-Pot®
4.2 stars out of 5 based on 21 reviews.

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My most disappointing purchase in a long time.by Moira

1 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

i have managed to burn everything I made in this cooker, even when the food isn't burnt it is tasteless, and I'm a really good cook (or so I'm told). In my opinion this cooker gets far too hot on the ceramic pot and the food gets a crust on it - I used this item at least 15 times and only had one lentil dish come out satisfactory, you can't really overlook puy lentils in veg stock and mushrooms though can you. Unfortunately, due to storage I didn't save the box to this cooker so I couldn't return it, this was such a dear mistake to make. I'm now happy with my Lakeland brand slow cooker.

Published 28 10 2014

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Good slow cooker but logo became unstuck...by Mrs Marshall

3 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

As per the title this is a very good slow cooker but am disappointed having only purchased this a little under 2 weeks ago the logo below the buttons literally peels off. I kept pushing it back on in the first few days now it is completely off. Not what you expect when you pay this amount!! Not great at all!!

Published 14 07 2014

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great slow cookerby Sue Woodley

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

I have had quite a few slow cookers in the past, then I bought this one. I love it so much & it gets used very often.

Published 12 05 2014

Excellentby Mr Fox

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

Well after trying two slow cookers from a well known shopping channel, and after throwing out two expensive meals because they smelt like the product, I decided to try good old Lakeland. Ordered the Croc-Pot and my son picked it up, I must say the service I received was excellent, from the Durham store. Anyway decided to cook a pulled pork meal for the kids. Joint in.....turn it on to slow cook, leave it for 10 hrs and came back to one amazingly cooked pork that fell apart. And the product is so easy to clean. Excellent

Published 10 02 2014

Brilliantby Mrs Heeney

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

Really good slow cooker, bought to replace Crockpot I have had for years. Simple to use, great results. Not the cheapest slow cooker on the market, but worth every penny, as my sister was so impressed with mine I am going to order her one for her birthday.

Published 06 01 2014

Awesome!by Mrs Collinge

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

Awesome.......... Does everything the label says it should do. Easy to use, quickly heats up, and a huge dish allowing to cook and freeze half of the meal! Deff buy this again.

Published 05 11 2013

Fantasticby Dr Renato Parreira

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

It’s my first crockpot. Already has 1 year and... meat, bread, cakes... it's fantastic when I come home after a working day and dinner is ready. What can I say more :)

Published 06 09 2013

Boils stews even on low settingby Rachel

2 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

I bought this for long gentle cooking of stews. Unfortunately, modern Crock-Pots are not suited for this. Even on the low setting they will boil a stew. An FAQ on the Crock-Pot website confirms that the only difference between the high and low settings is that on low it takes longer to reach the same holding temperature. This contradicts the information in slow cooking books, and led to several burnt messes when I set the cooking time for too long. Buying this was a costly mistake! The cheaper Lakeland model I replaced it with keeps my stews below boiling on low, and I am much happier with it.

Published 15 10 2012

A note from the team: Thanks for placing your review. We're sorry that The Crock Pot has been a disappointment and hope the replacement item will better suit your needs.

Best slow cooker ever!by Sarah

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

bought this slow cooker as needed one that could cope with cooking quanitites for a family of 5 and I was not disappointed! It is a great slow cooker, much better than my older, smaller ones! Only problem I could suggest was that it an automatic timer to set would be useful when using the low mode so I could set it to come on when I am either not in the house or in bed asleep! Also my old cookers came with a more comprehensive recipe book than this one did! Will be using it to make my Christmas puddings at xmas time, so will keep you informed!

Published 30 07 2012

This review is for an older version of this product

Pleasedby Kenrick.

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

When I first looked at this slow cooker I wondered if the amount it cost was too much due to the cheaper alternatives, but i went ahead and got this one and i am happy i did, not only does i looks good but it is very practial and very easy yo use.

Published 16 07 2012

Brilliant!by SUSAN

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

This is a fantastic piece of kitchen equipment which looks great too. I have cooked numerous tasty recipes in it. I used the keep warm facility to keep a huge amount of chilli hot for a party. I ordered this and it was delivered within 2 days. How's that for service? The Crock-Pot does 'exactly what it says on tin'. A great buy.

Published 10 05 2012

First Crock Potby John Rawlings

4 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

I did a lot of rearch for a decent slow cooker and decided, based on the reviews, to buy this one. The product arrived in good order. We have used it a few times using the free cook book that was part of the special offer. The machine is simplicity itself but I think it will take time to get used to cooking this way.

Published 22 02 2012

FAMILY CROCKPOTby Mrs Webb

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

My crockpot does not get put away, it is in constant use. It's main function is wholesome soup. I can get about twelve servings at one go, and cooked overnight, it is not a chore. I also use it for gammon, rolled turkey breast, casseroles. It's a good way of providing healthy fat free meals for my family. I would heartedly recommend this item. Mrs. dorothy webb

Published 18 01 2012

FAB SLOW COOKERby pauline

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

OH THIS IS THE BEST SLOW COOKER EVER,MY SON WAS SO IMPRESSED I BOUGHT HIM ONE FOR CHRISTMAS AND HE LOVES IT,IT STAYS OUT ON THE WORK TOP AND IS USED SEVERAL TIMES A WEEK FOR REALY TASTY MEALS, LOVE IT AND THANK YOU LAKELAND

Published 07 01 2012

great slow cookerby mary

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

I bought this slow cooker to replace the one I bought (from another company that was a nice design but the food stuck to the bottom) the crock pot is so easy to use holds a good amount of food, make double and freeze one. I cooked a joint of beef in it on Sunday, put it on to cook for 8 hours went out and left it, when it finished cooking it goes to a warm feature which I was away for an extra 3 hours, and the meat was done to a turn. Got a beef and country casserole cooking now, no sticking easy to clean nice design to keep on the work top if you wish

Published 06 12 2011

Brilliant by Erica

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

I have had quite a few slow cookers and this one is the largest and best. It will cook happily for just the two of us and cook for a regiment when the family arrive. I love the timer and keep warm facilities. We have just enjoyed Beef Olives for dinner ----------delicious.

Published 27 09 2011

not for everyoneby amrit

2 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

My crock-pot experience has not been a good one. Paid extra for this one, but as it slow cooks the lid can move, the rubber seal isn't up to scratch

Published 17 05 2011

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wonderfulby ann good

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

this family crock pot is so great, this will be my forth slow cooker i have had as all my others have been awful,this one is the best food does not stick to the bottom of the dish,i cooked stuffed hearts they were so tender. i love lakeland so much,and your customer service is excellent,thank you .

Published 28 03 2011

Greatby Amanda

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

I bought this, even though it seemed expensive compared to some others, as I have been really disappointed in my last two slow cookers. Finally a slow cooker that does what it says. On low it will cook for 10 hours without drying out. The digital timer and display are great but the best bit about this slow cooker is that it will cook slowly!

Published 03 03 2011

By John.by Mr John Rutherford

5 stars out of 5

Family Crock-Pot®

Very pleased with this product. Cooks food to perfection! Easy to use and the keep warm facility is a great innovation compared to my old slow cooker. Great value for money and an excellent service was provided by Lakeland with the delivery of this item to my home address within 48 hours. All I can say is that I would highly recommend this slow cooker to anyone who is thinking of buying one.

Published 05 02 2011

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