Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Slow Cooker

hamilton beach 3-in-1 slow cookercheck priceToday you will find almost any recipe you can imagine has been adapted for cooking in a slow cooker. Cooks are discovering the magic of cooking everything from breakfast to dessert in the slow cooker.  But you will often find that you need different size slow cookers when making different meals.

The Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 slow cooker has solved this problem for you.  This is one of the most versatile slow cookers on the market.  The stainless steel base houses three different size crocks.  All of the crocks are classic black stoneware.  There are 2, 4, and 6 quart crocks.  They are all dishwasher safe and they all neatly fit into the base.  There is a glass lid that fits all three pots.  This is the perfect size for someone with limited kitchen cabinets.  All three crocks nestle into each other and then fit into the base.

HB 3 potsThis slow cooker can be used for a variety of different functions.  The small pot is perfect for keeping sauces and fondues warm on a buffet table.  The 4 quart pot is perfect for making a meal for up to 4 people.  And the 6 quart is the average size of a crockpot for making enough food for a larger family and having left overs.  So, no matter what you want to cook, this slow cooker can handle it. Now is the time to try all your favorite recipes – soups, casseroles, pot roast, curries, desserts, breakfasts, and anything else that can be cooked in a slow cooker.  With the 3-in-1 slow cooker you have the right size for the job.

HB 3 in 1 PotOwner Comments:

PRO’s:

As you would expect, everyone really liked the idea of the three different size stoneware pots.  Many people liked the small size pots that are hard to find, but then when you needed a larger size pot, the 6 quart was plenty big.  Also, if there were any left overs in the small pots, they could be put into the microwave for a quick reheat.  Just make sure you don’t use the lid as it has a metal rim around it that is not microwave safe.

A lot of owners initially were looking for a 6 quart crockpot, but decided on this one instead because of the additional pots.  To their surprise, they ended up using the smaller stoneware more often.

Several people mention that they have had other brands in the past and always had a problem with the food burning.  They haven’t burned anything with this set. Several mentioned that they liked that you just turned the knobs on and off and there wasn’t any programming involved.

CON’s:

There were complaints concerning the electrical components of the unit.  Some complained that the food burned in it and that the unit just stopped working. Even those who complained loved the fact that they had three different size pots to work with.

Before buying this I would suggest that you become familiar with the warranty on this product and the time limit on the warranty.    Some said that they just didn’t want to be bothered with replacing them. Anything electrical does have the capacity of causing problems down the line, but that doesn’t mean you should pass this one up. In the long run they save a lot of time and effort with the versatility of the 3-in-1 feature.

Rating:

Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Slow Cooker

Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Slow Cooker
Date Published: 10/25/2012
One of the most versatile slow cookers available featuring 3 different crockery sizes. One lid fits all three sizes. Good study construction that will last. Simple to use controls with 3 heat settings. Pots can be used to re-heat food in a microwave. Another good value for the money.
4.5 / 5 stars

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  • Versatile 3-in-1 slow cooker with stainless-steel electric base
  • 3 heat settings; 3 stoneware vessel sizes–2 quart, 4 quart, and 6 quart
  • Glass lid fits all 3 vessels; dishwasher-safe crockery and lid
  • Cooking vessels nest into base for easy, compact storage
  • Measures approximately 15 by 9 by 15 inches

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