Just wanted to add a few more tips on this fascinating subject!
Cooking the crockpot dish overnight and then just reheating when ready to eat at
dinner time can solve the time-crunch problem with busy mornings and if not getting
home within 10 hours of cooking time.
After researching how safe slow cookers are to leave on while away from home, it seems that there is extremely low risk of fire, mainly because this is what these
appliances are made for. Just check for any frayed wires and if you don't have
granite countertops, place it on a pizza stone or thick baking sheet for extra