Why slow cookers is a must kitchen appliance for Single Moms:

Raising a child for a single mom is not an easy task. They have to juggle so many responsibilities with humor. She is the only bread earner in the family and thus needs to be extremely careful about all her expenses. Moreover, she needs to balance her professional life with personal life so that the child never feels left out. As far as their kitchen is concerned one good and user friendly appliance on which they can think of investing is a slow cooker. Installing this appliance in your kitchen is equivalent to appointing a cook in your kitchen who will ensure to prepare dinner and make everything ready to serve and warm by the time you reach home.

If you thinking about investing on a slow cooker but cannot decide whether it will be a good investment or not, then here are some facts that will help you taking a firm decision.

  • It is a versatile cooking appliance
    Unlike the toaster and grillers that are useful for single purpose, this appliance can be used for making a wide range of dishes. Starting from stews to different kinds of soup, roasting meat, casseroles, chili and many other kinds of dishes can be easily prepared by using the slow cooker. So your child would enjoy having the change of taste on the dinner table. Many cook books specially dedicated for slow cooking items are also available; try them to prepare a healthy and delicious dish.

  • Economical option
    Preparing fresh dinner or lunch on a slow cooker is a much more economical option in comparison to buying the frozen foods or the fast foods. All you need to do is put the fresh meat, vegetables and other seasoning items inside it, fix the timer and switch it on. The slow cooker will prepare the food with vapor nicely and gradually. Once the food is ready to be eaten it will automatically switch over to a simmer mode just to keep the food warm. You need not worry about the utility bills as the power consumption of this appliance is minimal.

  • Stress free cooking
    When you have to handle many responsibilities at a single time, even very nominal task appears as burdens. But the slow cooker is definitely going to help you in relieving a lot of stress and assist you in managing all the odd jobs of the household easily. Since the cooker works on its own accord, you need not waste time by standing in front of it and constantly stirring it. After you have put all the ingredients inside it and plugged in the appliance, you can forget about it and focus on the other household works or spend some quality time with your child. The delicious aroma of the freshly prepared food will be waiting you at the dinner table. Cooking using this appliance also means less pans and pots to wash after dinner.

Thus life is going to be much easier and stress free with the installation of this cooking device in your kitchen. The price of these appliances is also not sky rocketing. The price of this product starts from 20$ and varies along the number of facilities present in it. 

Though many people complains that the food prepared by using it is bland, but it is advisable to find & compare Slow Cookers that depends on how fast you can learn the technique of making the best use of it.


Foot English

Solar Cooking Atlas comments :

Laura: Congratulation for your great invention, I'm Laura and I would like to know how to make or find a solar oven for my father, he is a cooker chef and we are living in Dominican Republic so I think we can really use it in my tropical country! I'm also interested to resell solar products... I think people can really be surprised here!

Clement: Interesting. I've downloaded a lot of documents on your site about solar cookers. I am attending the institute higher rural development in South Kivu in the DRC. Really I will share this information with students. Good luck for the job!

Paul : Solar Household Energy is a leading nonprofit organization that conducts research, field projects and outreach programs for solar cooking (see solar cooking pictures here). Located in the Washington, DC area, USA. You can visit our website she-inc.org to get more information.

Orlando : Hello, I work in the Applied Renewable Energy Group GERA www.gera.uo.edu.cu we have some models of solar cookers, we would like to contact with others people that like the solar cooker, thank you vey much.

Romain : Hi , thanks for your comment, if you know other solar cooking recipes you can send it to me, I can share it to the recipe page!

Michael : Thanks for your solar tips ;)

Emily : A great alternative for a lot of people to wood or gas! Good job!

Alice: I tryed your peas recipe with my sun oven, I just backed first the bacon and onions with my solar cooker because I think it fries better and faster than my oven, it was delicious ;)

Add a comment

CO2 Data


Experts say that 350 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere is the maximum acceptable for humanity.

The Solar Cooking Atlas offsetting Co2 emissions caused by hosting the site and visits generated.


© Copyright
Solar Cooking Atlas

Any even partial reproduction of content is prohibited without permission.