Learn More About the Slow Cooker from 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Slow Cooker (Slideshow)

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Slow Cooker (Slideshow)

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Learn More About the Slow Cooker

The slow cooker has had anything but a slow history. After it first came to market in the ‘50s as Naxon’s Beanery, thousands of slow cookers were sold to families looking for an easy dinner idea. Its roots are deeply tangled in the religious practice of honoring the Sabbath, and have since evolved technologically, aesthetically, and functionally to help feed America for more than four decades.

We bet you didn’t know these interesting facts about the modern slow cooker.