Best Programmable Slow Cooker-Cuisinart MSC-600

3-function multi-cooker browns, steams and is a fully-programmable slow cooker.

3-function multi-cooker browns, steams and is a fully-programmable slow cooker.

The Cuisinart MSC-600 3-in-1  Multi-Cooker raises the bar for slow cooking fans.  The fully programmable slow cooker also adds the convenience of steamer and brown and saute features. 

This is one-pot cooking at its best! Saute onions, peppers and carrots in this unit, switch to slow cooker mode and add the ingredients for soups and stews that can simmer all day and dinner is ready when you get home.  Use the steamer function to complete a family-sized crab boil or make pot stickers for a party.  This 6-quart unit can easily accommodate party-size quantities of saucy meatballs, pasta bake, soups, sloppy joes, baked beans, and other slow-simmer dishes.  A family-sized pot roast and all the vegetables easily fits inside the large rectangular basin.

The fully-programmable settings for saute, steamer and slow cook easily switch to warming mode to keep dinner ready to serve for up to 8 hours at just the right temperature.

  • One touch switches modes when recipe calls for combination cooking
  • Extra-large blue backlit LCD display with easy-to-read time and temperature settings
  • Removable 6-quart nonstick aluminum cooking pot
  • Glass lid with cool-touch handle for clear view and comfortable handling
  • Dishwasher-safe removable parts for effortless cleanup, Steaming rack included, Limited 3-year warranty
  • Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging

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Features
Warranty
Accessories
Customer Reviews
Video
Pros & Cons

Features

Welcome to Multi-Function Cooking!
The first step to creating your meal with the Cook Central is selecting the cooking function.
Multi-Functional

The first step to creating your meal with the Cook Central is selecting the cooking function.

Slow Cook

Slow cook on your schedule and then "stay warm" for up to 8 hours.

Slow cook on your schedule and then “stay warm” for up to 8 hours.

Slow cooking is perfect for foods that require long, slow simmering, such as soups, stocks, stews, and dried beans. This function is also ideal when cooking tougher and less expensive cuts of meat like shoulder and pot roast. The Slow Cook function has three temperature settings — High, Low, and Simmer. For recipes that need to cook longer, use the Simmer and Low settings. When starting a dish later in the day, select the High setting. A 24-hour timer and automatic Keep Warm mode ensure your food is ready to eat when you are.

 

Steam

Extra-large steaming tray accommodates a lot of vegetables.

Extra-large steaming tray for vegetables.

Steaming is one of the healthiest methods of cooking. No butter or oil is required and fewer nutrients are lost in the steaming process. To steam anything from asparagus to shrimp, insert the included steaming rack and no more than 2 quarts of water or other liquid in the cooking pot and cover with the lid. Once steaming is complete, carefully remove food from the pot with a spoon, fork or tongs and enjoy.

 

 

Brown/Sauté

Brown or saute with temperatures upto 400 degrees.

Brown or saute with temperatures up to 400 degrees.

Use the Brown/Sauté function as you would a skillet or sauté pan on the stovetop for a variety of recipes. Prepare a quickly sautéed skillet dish or brown food right in the pot as the first step of your family’s favorite slow cooker recipe. You can use this function to reheat foods as well. Just use Brown/Sauté at 350 degrees F and stir until all ingredients are warmed through.

Once you have chosen the cooking function that best fits your recipe, simply set the desired time and temperature, and then press Start.

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Warranty and Service

The Cuisinart MSC-600 comes with a healthy 3-year warranty provided by the manufacturer.

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Customer Reviews

The Cuisinart MSC-600 6-quart Multi-Cooker is a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. Read more customer reviews and see why others bought this grill/griddle.

Amazon Rating: 4.5

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Video Demonstration

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