The Cuisinart 3-1/2 Quart Programmable Slow Cooker

The Cuisinart PSC 350 3-1/2qt Programmable Slow Cookeramazon-prices-discountsThis little honey of a slow cooker is the perfect size for a full meal for a single person with some leftovers or a small family.  It not only will tenderize the meat, but will meld all the flavors for a delicious dinner.  Simply add the ingredients in this oval shaped programmable cooker and when you come home a wonderful aroma will fill your kitchen with a meal ready to enjoy.

Ceramic potThis little jewel has a user friendly touchpad control panel that is easy to operate.  There are four cooking modes including high, low, simmer, and warm.  When cooking time is finished the unit automatically switches to warm so your food stays hot and ready whenever you’re ready to eat.  There is a ceramic pot that can be conveniently removed.  Your food can be prepared the night before and put into the refrigerator.  The next morning just place the pot in the unit.  Set the cooking time and that’s it!  Cleanup is so easy because the pot is dishwasher safe.  There is a glass lid so you can easily see what is going on during the cooking process. The lid is also dishwasher safe on the upper rack of your dishwasher.


You just gotta have this little slow cooker if you are a smaller family or you want to make yummy desserts to follow a larger meal made in your larger cooker.

This slow cooker has non-slip rubber feet to keep it from shifting and stay cool handles for safety.  The 2Cuisinart panel4 hour timer control touchpad has a LED display panel.  Enclosed is a recipe book with delicious recipes and hints to get the best results.

The brushed stainless housing will look very stylish sitting on your counter and add a taste of sophistication to your kitchen.  All parts that will be touching your food are BPA free.

As with all small electrical appliances, make sure you thoroughly read the instruction manual before operating.  These are very important tips and usually if anyone has a complaint you can trace it back to the owner not reading this manual.


Positive comments

SectionsThe majority of owners gave this slow cooker the highest rating possible.  What most liked about it was the size.  It is the perfect size to cook a meal for their family.  Also many commented that there was nothing flimsy about the parts or the construction.  Many times you hear that the smaller slow cookers aren’t as sturdy as the larger ones. That sure isn’t true with this one.

There were comments about the recipes that were included.  There are 50 recipes and the nutritional value of each is given.  Calories, carbs, fat, protein, sodium, and other nutrients are part of the recipes.

One person writing a cookbook on slow cooking actually owns 10 different slow cookers and she said this one was her favorite.  She felt the simmer setting works better on this cooker than on any of the others.

I need to repeat again, the overwhelming majority loved the size of this cooker because it was perfect for a meal for one to four people.  Not everyone wants a lot of leftovers and this cooker seems to fit the lifestyle of many.

Negative comments

There was difference of opinion on what is meant by  programmable.  Some consider programmable being able to change from high to low setting during the cooking process with pre-programming.  This unit will not perform that function.  Others considered programmable being able to automatically switch from the cook temperature to the warm setting.  This unit does perform that function.

Try this one out.  You are missing out on a delicious, easy and healthy way of cooking if you haven’t tried slow cooking.


Cuisinart 31/2 qt. slow cooker

Cuisinart 31/2 qt. Programmable Slow Cooker
Date Published: 11/26/2012
It has 4 heating settings including simmer. This is very popular smaller sized slow cooker great for sauces, dips desserts and appetizers. It has fewer programmable features than other programmable slow cookers. It has good value for the price.
4.3 / 5 stars

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  • Oval-shaped programmable slow cooker with 3-1/2-quart ceramic pot
  • Touchpad control panel; 24-hour LCD countdown timer; 4 cooking modes
  • Automatic keep-warm; glass lid; nonslip rubber feet; stay-cool handles for safety
  • Dishwasher-safe pot and lid; instruction manual with recipes included
  • Product Built to North American Electrical Standards