One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large electric cooking pot, used to cook stews and other dishes slowly.
- ‘And in that way, a microwave, that can cook really fast, or a Crockpot, that really focuses the heat on the dish you're cooking can make sense.’
- ‘Mother solved that by taking a few things of her own, the skillet for Papa's eggs, her coffeepot - I even remember a Crockpot making the trip.’
- ‘He began to nurse injured snakes to health in secret, hiding garter snakes with broken ribs in his duffel, concealing a half-severed dwarf boa in a Crockpot and feeding it milk with an eyedropper.’
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