For a super moist turkey, start your bird on high for one hour. Then, switch it to low and cook it for seven more hours. Finish things off by placing it in the oven at 350 degrees F (about 177 C) to let it brown.
Successful slow cooking is all about temperature and time. Typically, plan on cooking meals at low temp for eight to 10 hours. If you just don't have that kind of time, you can speed things up. Set your slow cooker to high for for four to five hours.
When you're not cooking, put your slow cooker to work as an air freshener. Put your slow cooker on low, fill it with water and add two orange slices, a tablespoon of cloves and a couple cinnamon sticks to give your home a fantastic holiday scent. Here are some more ways to make your house smell fantastic.
I like to make at least one side dish in my slow cooker during big holidays. It's just one less thing to worry about. Sticky foods like mac and cheese can be hard to wash off, though. To help with cleanup, be sure to line your slow cooker. Liners can be found next to the plastic storage bags in many grocery stores.