Do I have to throw away my crockpot?
I've had (and used) my crockpot for about 12 years now. I have noticed a few hairline cracks popping up along the inside over the past year or so. The last time I used it I realized that there is now a hairline crack along the bottom of the stoneware as well. Is it time to put it away? I would probably get a new one before replacing the part, but don't want to throw it away if it's not quite time yet. Thoughts??
You could try the thrift stores. I have been lucky in finding replacement crocks there for two of my units. One I found an exact replacement for my one pot which had started to show wear on its metal exterior heating unit.
I'd just go buy a new one or do the thrift store thingy. Buying a liner and having it shipped is usually not cost effective.