1.Cuisinart MSC-600 3-In-1 Cook Central 6-Quart Multi-Cooker
This multi-function slow cooker allows to switch cooking mode depending on your needs. You can browning, slow-cook or steam in the same appliance. The browning/sauteing feature is certainly the most interesting because you can brown or sauté meat or vegetables right in the unit itself, then just flip to the slow cook setting when you’re ready to start cooking. So you don’t have to clean an extra pan.
$117.99, available from Amazon
2. Crock-Pot SCVT650-PS 6-1/2-Quart Programmable Touchscreen Slow Cooker
The one-touch, easy-to-use control panel, programmable timer, and countdown timer makes this slow cooker a serious contender in its price category. The appliance automatically shifts over to a keep-warm mode at the end of the cooking time, which allows food to remain at an ideal serving temperature without over-cooking.
$78.72, available from Amazon.
3. Hamilton Beach 33967 Set ‘n Forget 6-Quart Programmable Slow Cooker
The clip-tight gasket lid makes this inexpensive slower cooker great for transporting to your potlucks. The temperature probe mode allows you to cooks the dish until it reaches a certain temperature which is ideal for meat.
$59.99, available from Amazon.