The Kalahari Cooker is a unique slow cooker which is well-known for being popular in Africa for centuries. What makes it unique is that it is just as efficient as a standard slow cooker, yet is not equipped with any plugs. It is portable and can slow cook meals anywhere the user goes. The Kalahari Cooker has the capacity to fit 2-9 quart pots with short handles and lid; it is noted that metal and cast iron work the best. This slow cooker is designed to be a substitute for slow cooking during either outdoor events or holidays when there is limited space.
The Kalahari Cooker is meant to slow cook regular meals economically and conveniently. Since there are no plugs, it is suggested to be an electricity / energy saver, and also easier to use than a standard slow cooker that plugs in. The Kalahari Cooker is meant to be a space saver during holidays and other busy get-togethers when there is limited counter top/table space. Additionally it is claimed that the Kalahari Cooker has been used in the continent of Africa for centuries and can be a plus for events such as potlucks, picnics, camping, BBQ's and tailgating. With this slow cooker, users will only need to complete three steps to finish cooking a meal.
Total Cost Breakdown
The cost of Kalahari Cooker is $29.98 plus $8.99 shipping, for a total price of $38.97.
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- No Plugs
The Kalahari Cooker does not use any plugs to function. Therefore it does not need outlets when cooking meals.
- A Native of Africa
This slow cooker is known to have been used in Africa for centuries.
- Equipped With Insulation
The Kalahari Cooker is equipped with insulation which retains heat from the initial simmer, so it can then finish cooking the meal.
- Derived From Kalahari Desert
The name for this slow cooker is derived from the Kalahari Desert areas in Africa.
- Requires Only Three Steps
Only three total steps are necessary to complete a meal using this unique slow cooker.
- Many Dish Options Available
The Kalahari Cooker is capable of making chili, pot roast, soups, chicken and couscous, and more.
The Kalahari Cooker is light and portable; it can be easily transported to various festivities and events. Or, it can be used in any room of the house, even those without outlets, since it does not require a plug.
- Simmering Beforehand Required
Although the Kalahari Cooker is a convenient slow cooker, food must be simmered the traditional way on the user's stove beforehand, just like with any other slow cooker. Users can then use the Kalahari Cooker to simmer, or slow cook, the meal the rest of the way to completion.
How to Use (Step by Step)
- Simmer Food on Stove
Simmer a pot of food on the stove.
- Place Pot in Kalahari Cooker
Place the same pot of food inside of the Kalahari Cooker.
- Kalahari Cooker Will do Rest
The Kalahari Cooker will finish cooking the meal to completion.
Does It Really Work?
The Kalahari Cooker is a new concept in America, but it is not new to other parts of the world. It has been used successfully in Africa for centuries. This slow cooker is just like a traditional slow cooker, with the exception of being portable and not requiring plugs. There are only three steps total involved with using the Kalahari Cooker.
How it's Different from Competitors
The Kalahari Cooker is different from competing slow cookers in several ways. First and foremost it is portable, so it can be taken along to various events without a problem. It also has a longer, richer background than other slow cookers, having been used in Africa for centuries. It's eco-friendly; no plugs are required for it to work.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What Can it Hold?
The Kalahari Cooker can fit. 2-9 quart pots with short handles and lid. It is recommended to use metal or cast iron.
Some easy slow cooking recipe ideas to use with the Kalahari Cooker are: chili, pot roast, soups and chicken and couscous. As for some ideas for taking the Kalahari Cooker on the go, some recommendations are: potlucks, picnics, camping, and BBQs!
- Why Buy It?
The Kalahari will be the last slow cooker you will ever have to buy! It's portable and convenient enough to be taken on the go. Simply simmer your favorite meal on your stove beforehand and then add it to the Kalahari Cooker to finish simmering. The Kalahari Cooker is ideal for outdoor events or holiday parties where there is limited space.