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All clad slow cooker and Cuisinart multi cooker [moved from San Francisco Bay Area board]

Ucdavis Apr 15, 2012 11:06 PM

I own the Cuisinart multi cooker, do I also need the All Clad slow cooker?

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    monopod Apr 16, 2012 11:36 AM

    They do pretty much exactly the same thing. What about the All Clad made you think you'd need it too, if I may ask?

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    1. re: monopod
      Ucdavis Apr 16, 2012 12:16 PM

      I guess I just always assume the All Clad version of most anything is better~ but that's not necessarily true correct? The Cuisinart multi cooker does tend to slow cook "fast" much faster than my traditional Cuisinart slow cooker so I've tended to use the multi cooker more to brown, pretty much cook through, and simmer as opposed to slowly cooking food over a longer period of time.

      1. re: Ucdavis
        monopod Apr 16, 2012 02:53 PM

        I think that's a characteristic of most modern "slow" cookers; due to food safety concerns, they all cook at a higher temperature than the older ones did. At least, all of them that I've tried do that, and I've heard the same from others. So I wouldn't expect the AC to be any different.

        1. re: monopod
          Chemicalkinetics Apr 16, 2012 02:59 PM

          <that's a characteristic of most modern "slow" cookers;>


    2. Chemicalkinetics Apr 16, 2012 08:14 AM

      No, Aggie.

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      1. re: Chemicalkinetics
        Ucdavis Apr 16, 2012 03:03 PM

        Of course that makes sense...I don't know why I always assume "all clad" products are superior...the price tag perhaps?

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