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We have a winner for this new electronic Crock Pot with Smart Cook technology giveaway!

Congratulations to Krystyna Lineberry of Richmond, Virginia on winning this new electronic Crock Pot with Smart Cook technology!  Thanks to all for entering.

It's giveaway time!

I tried my hardest to get this out way in advance of Pesach, but the timing just didn't work out. However, I'm sure this is an item that you can happily use in your everyday kitchen as well!

Jarden, the folks who own Crock Pot (the first and IMHO, the best slow cooker) have just come out with a brand new electronic version:  this wonderful new 6.5 quart slow cooker with eletctronic controls.  The new Crock-Pot Slow Cooker with Smart Cook Technology has some really practical and smart features:
  • Smart Cook Technology allows you to select your "Ready At" time and your protein type, allowing the slow cooker to do all the thinking.
  • 6-8 hour recipes can be extended for up to 12 hours & 10-12 hour recipes can be shortened to 6 hours.
  • Slow cooker automatically shifts to convenient "keep-warm" mode when cooking is complete. (No more burnt soups or cholents.)
  • 6.5 quart capacity with touchscreen user interface. 
  • At-a-glance cooking and keep warm indicator lights included.
  • Slow cooker serves 7+ people.
  • Polished stainless steel exterior.
  • Stylish metal handles with silicone wrap.
  • Removable oval stoneware.  I prefer an oval to a round shape slow cooker, for oddly-shaped or elongated roasts.
  • Dishwasher-safe stoneware and glass lid. (A must.)
  • BONUS: Cookbook included.
This Crock Pot is currently selling for $69.99 $99.99, but one fortunate Daily Cheapskate reader is going to get one shipped to his/her home for free, courtesy of the very generous folks at Jarden.

Here's all you need to do to enter the giveaway:
  1. "Like" Daily Cheapskate on Facebook (if you already do, great!).
  2. "Like" Crock Pot on Facebook.
  3. Leave a comment on this post with your name (at least your first name and last initial) and email address.  Leave your email address in this format:  frugalskate at gmail dot com (to keep spammer-bots away).  If you don't leave your email address, I can't count your entry, because I have no way of contacting you if you win.  I know that the logistics of commenting on a blog are often confusing, so unless you want to comment with your gmail profile, I suggest using the "Name/Url" option, where you can leave the url part blank.  In the comment, please tell me what your favorite Crock-Pot dish is!
If you are not on Facebook and would still like to enter the giveaway, instead of the Facebook likes, you can subscribe to at least one of the two Daily Cheapskate's daily emails here:
You will still need to leave a comment on this post.

I'll choose a winner at random on April 10, 2013.

Now, those of you who have been reading this blog for a long time know that I rarely do giveaways, and that when I do, they are generally low-entry.  That means that you stand an excellent chance of actually winning this Crock-Pot!

In order to be qualified to enter, you must be over 21, with a mailing address in the Continental U.S., and not my husband or an employee of Jarden.  In full disclosure, Jarden is also giving me a Crock-Pot as well, which I will review for Daily Cheapskate at some later point.  Fulfillment of this giveaway will come directly from Jarden.


  1. Reena R3/19/2013

    My favorite dish to make in a crockpot is (can you guess it?) cholent! Sorry to be so boring. I'd love to win this. reenar at gmail

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  3. Caroline EMB... findable at caroline at alumni dot uiowa dot edu, and wouldn't a brand-new crockpot be grand?

    My favorite thing to make in a crockpot is split pea soup. Toss in the ingredients in the morning, and dinner is ready when we get home! Add nice bread and a good salad, and you're set!

  4. Leah L
    leahlveine11 at gmail dot com

    My favorite dish to make in my crock pot is cholent

  5. I like to make salsa chicken and beef stew. But I really use my crockpot to keep already cooked foods warm on Shabbos.

    streister at yahoo dot com.


  6. Stuart Stein3/19/2013

    Stuffed Cabbage,Love making it in a crock pot. Better than reheating.

  7. Beef Stew!
    rivkastarr at yahoo dot com

  8. Anonymous3/19/2013

    mushroom barely soup or cabbage soup

    Karen S.

    kmschotten at aol dot com

  9. Chana F. A.
    chanafeige at gmail dot com

    I love making Yapsa for Shabbos! Who could resist a hot (with a nice crust) potato kugel for Shabbos lunch? So much better than cholent in my opinion.

  10. diana f3/19/2013

    Diana F

    dianafreilich at gmail dot com

    I really like making beef stew, slow cooked chicken and big pots of chili in my crockpot. Yum - getting hungry already!

  11. yona z3/19/2013

    I like chicken soup in the crockpot - it gets very rich tasting by Shabbos lunch time. My email address is smileb613 at aol dot com. Yona Z. THanks Susie :)

  12. nachbar dot jenny at gmail dot com
    veggie soup, just throw everything in and the crock pot works wonders

  13. Temima L.
    Temimaleah at gmail dot com

    My favorite thing to make in my crock pot is Molten Chocolate Cake!

  14. Anonymous3/19/2013

    Samuel K.

    It would make a good present for my mom so i wanna win!!!

    "Shmuel815 at Gmail dot com"

  15. Anonymous3/19/2013

    My favorite thing to make lately has been honey sesame chicken, although I need some new recipes! Maybe I will look above for inspiration.
    Email is rachel at joshandrachel dot net

  16. Shari K3/19/2013


    skpower2 at bellsouth dot net

    Shari K

  17. My favorite crock pot dish is the authentic Bucharian-Shabbat-Lunch dish called Osvo. Very easy to put together, let the crock pot do its job (start before shabbat and done by lunch time) and, voila, a delicious meal...I would love a crock pot that would turn the temp from Low to Keep Warm...had to return a new crock pot because it burned half of the Osvo...such a shame.


    1. Favorite dish Osvo

      Forgot to leave my email
      drothschild54 at gmail dot com


  18. Michael Poppers, MichaelPoppers at GMail dot COM
    My wife cooks a delicious chulent (key ingredient: a few bay leaves) in what actually is my sister-in-law's crock pot (ours stopped working many months ago). We are still searching for a crock pot whose "low" temp. setting isn't as high as what nowadays is called "low"!

    Best wishes to all for a Chag Pesach Kasher v'Sameach! and many thanks to the owner of this 'blog for her daily efforts.

  19. Anonymous3/20/2013

    I like making meatballs in my crock pot!
    Lisa C.
    shoofly at bezeqint dot net

  20. Susan K3/20/2013

    Susan K. unkaps at aol dot com

    Cholent is my all time crock pot favorite

  21. Oh, to have this WONDERFUL Crock-Pot! We kashered our kitchen last year and I wasn't able to get a new one, so I've been without one for a YEAR, and it's been HARD to have good, warm food on Shabbos day, because we have no way to keep things warm! My daughter LOVES cholent, and we never have it...:(
    Thanks to everyone who put this giveaway together!

    1. OOPS!!
      I forgot my email address!

  22. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Brina G

    brinaesther at hotmail dot com

    My favorite crockpot recipe is chicken tortilla soup.

  23. Honestly anything I make in my crock pot is my favorite because it lessens the time I have to spend in the kitchen. I like to make sweet and sour meatballs though.

    Melida H.
    HarrisMelida at gmail dot com

  24. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Shelley S

    Favorite dish? Crockpot mac n cheese!

    shelley serber (1word) {at} gmail

    Facebook fan of yours as well as Crock Pot!

  25. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Elana F- Jfendelman at sbcglobal dot net
    My crock pot just got a major crack in the pot and I had to throw it away. I was so bummed!!!
    My favorite was a whole chicken with potatos!

  26. Esther B.
    esthernbuzz at gmail dot com

    I love to make the easiest chicken around; we call it crockpot chicken. It's great that I can make it in less than five minutes, put it in the crockpot, and go to work knowing that the house will smell delicious and I'll have yummy supper all ready and waiting for me when I get home. And a crockpot that can shorten or lengthen the cook time and keep it warm so that it's ready for my kid's supper and still warm for mine...that's amazing

  27. Adele I3/20/2013

    Best crockpot dish is chili !! would love a new crockpot.
    adeleisrael at gmail dot com

  28. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Phyliss M
    phyliss_m at yahoo dot com

    So many good things to make in the crockpot its hard to pick a favorite. I like to make matzoh ball soup during the year and put it in the crock for soup parties with good friends.

    Liked both pages on facebook <3

  29. Hi. I like throwing chicken, veggies & potatoes with some liquid (wine?) in the crockpot and it always comes out delicious! Joyce J. and my email is jjoseph5 at aol dot com.

  30. Adi R
    adirubin1 at gmail dot com

    whole chicken in the crock pot - super easy and yummy!

  31. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Love making chicken soup in my crockpot!

    Jess S
    jg4ever at yahoo dot com

  32. My favorite crock pot dish is barley risotto with sage and butternut squash!

    Emily S
    rabbieesegal at gmail dot com

  33. Vegetarian cholent!!

    Esther O

    estherivka at gmail dot com

  34. Sharon Feiler3/20/2013

    My favorite dish to make in the crockpot is a roast with sweet potatoes. Chuck roast, sweet potatoes and super easy sauce.


    sha124 at yahoo dot com

  35. I made vegetarian chili in my old crock pot. Good but I need a new one!
    Marleen May
    eemamay at yahoo dot com

  36. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Lea S leaseghi at gmail dot com I always make cholent in the crockpot but am looking for new recipes all the time

  37. Anonymous3/20/2013

    My fave crockpot dish is pulled beef. I havent gotten a new one since I got married 11 years ago, I could totally use one.

    Estee F.
    dande241 at aol dot com

  38. Deborah3/20/2013

    D. Schabes
    dschabes at gmail dot com

    Cholent is the only this I have ever successfully made in a crock pot.

  39. I would love an updated crocpot! redbyrds at gmail dot com

  40. Jennifer s3/20/2013

    An easy dinner is chicken pieces or whole chicken, pour marinara sauce over, cook 8-10 hours on low, and serve over rice!

    jennifer at sokolowdesign dot com

  41. Monica3/20/2013

    My favorite dish to make in the crockpot is lentils soup yum yum

    Monica B
    monybouzaglo at hotmail dot com

  42. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Jennifer H.
    gilah at att dot net

    I'm very new to crock pots so I would love a chance to find a recipe I love.

  43. Anonymous3/20/2013

    Inna P.
    Plain ole chuck roast...not too original. but very good.

    ipullin at pullinlaw dot com

  44. My favorite food in the crockpot is cholent!
    Thanks for the chance!
    rufful at gmail dot com

  45. Rachelle P3/20/2013

    My favorite food in the crockpot is chicken soup. I love having warm soup on shabbos day.
    rushi24 at yahoo dot com

  46. Susan K3/20/2013

    My favorite dish for the crockpot is short ribs.
    slevitt2 at verizon dot net

  47. I love to make chili in the crockpot. So easy and smells yummy when I walk in from work.

    Jill G
    jillibilli1047 at gmail dot com

  48. I love to make turkey with orange onion sauce in the crockpot!

    Coby G

    cglasserow at gmail dot com

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  50. swissyankee3/20/2013

    Me Want New Crockpot!
    World's best dish for crockpots is obviously Chulunt.
    My Chulunt, however, is the best of the best.
    swissyankee at gmail dot com

  51. Anonymous3/20/2013

    I found it :D! Here I am lol. I'd <3 this crockpot! My email is ima3yeladot at yahoo dot com

    BTW, I found a recipe for Osvo :).

    Thank you for this chance! -- Max S.

  52. Anonymous3/21/2013

    Love chili in the crockpot.
    cindy7244 at verizon dot net

  53. I like everybody over on facebook; I am Margot C___ there.

    I love to make chili in a crock pot but mine is old and has developed a hot spot (so I have to watch it which rather defeats the purpose!)

    margueritecore [at] gmail [dot] com

  54. Winnie3/25/2013

    My favorite thing to make in the crockpot is applesauce.
    dwebarrett at gmail dot com

  55. Marjorie M.3/25/2013

    I love vegetarian cholent. Chag sameach and thanks for the opportunity to win!
    marjoriemuravina at gmail dot com

  56. Scarlet G
    scarlet AT cfl.rr DOT com

    crockpot lasagne

  57. Rifky S.3/27/2013

    Of course all the standards, I.E. cholent, sweedish meatballs, chicken and rice, split pea or mushroom barley soup, but the children's favorite? bar-b-qued steak or ribs! Especially in middle of the winter.

    rfsompo at gmail dot com

  58. meatloaf

    eralbert706 at gmail dot com

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  60. name: Jerry L.

    favorite: chicken and rice

    email: lineber at gmail dot com

  61. I have been trying new recipes this past week. Last night it was my first Lasagna ever and I made it in the Crock Pot! On Wednesday it was Rotisserie Chicken in the Crock Pot (who knew?!) Today I am "baking" a loaf of bread. So far Lasagna is my favorite, though I also think my Pot Roast is pretty fantastic.

    By coincidence, the day you are drawing, April 10, is also my 40th Birthday. This would make an awesome present for me and my family :-)

    My email Poppiefresh gmail dot com

  62. My favorite is chicken tortilla soup. Mary L. mayjoyline@gmail.com

  63. I make a delicious dessert in the crockpot called Chocolate Mess. My email address is: bedziner at yahoo dot com.

  64. Tanya K4/04/2013

    We are slightly addicted to bbq beef! Straight out of the crockpot on a warm bun with jalapeno slaw -- heaven!

    oren dot tanya at gmail dot com

  65. Anonymous4/04/2013

    My favorite is lamb curry...over brown rice.

  66. Margot C___, liked everybody on fb.

    margueritecore [at] gmail [dot] com

  67. Anonymous4/04/2013

    Looks like an incredible crock pot.
    Ariella S.
    sunshinefamily at gmail dot come

  68. Crockpot to win
    Roast with potato and carrot
    Sspanier at rush dot edu

  69. Thank you for having this giveaway. Would love to make Cholent that does not burn.