Good Slow Cookers
Consider this kitchen gadget your new best friend: At its low-tech hands, you’ll find a complex dinner waiting when you get home from work, without having to spend time hovering over the stove.
Williams Sonoma, $199.95
This hard-working gadget is the one GP has in her kitchen. It sears, roasts, sautés, and steams—and doesn’t take up too much counter space.
Crock Pot, $34.99
Whatever this seven-quart classic lacks in fancy bells and whistles, it more than makes up for in capacity.
Equipped with a ton of settings, this cooker can tackle everything from meat to muffins.
This little guy is a goop office favorite: It’s ideal for transporting and warming up lunches.
Kitchen Aid, $349.99
It’s the perfect size for everyday use, has the right amount of functionality, and is good looking, too.