I've had a craving for baked potatoes and remembering that my mom & step-father made them years ago in the crock pot, I thought I'd try it.
Then here are my bag of potatoes. I don't buy the large bakers in bulk because that is just way too much potato when one includes and toppings and/or sides...........at least it is for us.
Everyone except my son really liked the potatoes (my son isn't really a potato fan, and he's really particular about what he eats......even after a "try-me" bite).
So that's my story of introducing the crock pot into my meal preparation. I found a couple of websites with scads of recipes that I'm interested in trying (one site even has a recipe for making playdough in it. At this time, there's not a high demand for playdough here).