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DunnJohn is asking: (1 answer)
When using a slow cooker do you need liquid to fill pot. Can you just cook the meat with out adding a filler? Don't want the heat to crack pot liner. Thanks

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Last updated: Oct. 2, 2012 4:30 am
Posted: Oct. 2, 2012 12:41 am
 
Answered by: Puck
Oct. 2, 2012 2:37 am
I usually add some liquid, as I typically make a gravy to serve with the meat. However, it is not necessary, as the meat will produce its own juices as it cooks :)
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Sugarnspice
Oct. 2, 2012 4:10 am
You need some liquid, but not enough to cover the contents. Most recipes ask for about a cup or so.
 
Elle
Oct. 2, 2012 4:30 am
I don't usually add liquid; I put in vegetables with meat and usually the two have enough liquid on their own. Adding a cup or so, as Sugarspice suggests, may be necessary with newer crockpots that cook hotter than my older ones.
 
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