Both Good Housekeeping and Cooking.com rate the All-Clad 6.5-quart electric slow cooker with ceramic insert as the best slow cooker, as of 2015. Cooking.com also recommends Calphalon’s 4-quart slow cooker, Cuisinart’s 6.5-quart programmable slow cooker and Rival’s Little Dipper as top slow cooker options.
The All-Clad 6.5-quart electric slow cooker allows for cooking on two programs: high for up to eight hours or low for up to 20 hours, notes Good Housekeeping. It also features a function that keeps food warm for up to six hours after it has finished cooking. The slow cooker comes with a recipe booklet, and its removable insert is dishwasher safe for ease of cleaning.