I was recently contacted by Crock-Pot to see if I would be interested in testing out their new Crock-Pot Hookup Connectable Entertainment System. I thought it was a great excuse for a girl’s night, so I said “Heck yeah!”.
The Crock-Pot® Hook Up™ Connectable Entertaining System is designed to be fully customizable and work the way you need it to. You can build your own system or create a spread at parties and gatherings with everyone connecting their own individual Crock-Pot® Hook Up™ unit. Up to 6 units can plug together using one outlet.
Crock-Pot sent me a 3.5-qt unit, a 2-qt unit, and two units that contained two 1-qt capacity slow cookers. I loved how the Crock-Pots all hooked up into each other and I only needed one plug! So convenient.
I decided to make a potato bar with the Crock-Pot Hookup Connectable Entertainment System. I cooked a pork butt in the 3.5 qt unit, cheese sauce in the 2-qt unit and warmed up some bacon, chow chow and bbq sauce in the smaller 1-qt units.
In addition to the Crock-Pot Hookup Connectable Entertainment System, I used my 6-qt Crock-Pot to cook the potatoes. This was the first time I had ever baked potatoes in the Crock-Pot. I was really nervous that they weren’t turn out. Well, I was worried for nothing. Everything was AWESOME! They were the best baked potatoes I’ve ever had. Everyone LOVED the Piggy Potatoes.
This Crock-Pot Hookup Connectable Entertainment System is great for entertaining. Think dip bar for football parties, hot beverages for holiday parties (hot chocolate, hot cider), Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner side dishes (mashed potatoes, green beans, squash, gravy). The possibilities are endless! I am a big fan of these Crock-Pot Hookups!
Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes
4 baking potatoes, well scrubbed
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
kosher salt to taste
4 sheets aluminum foil
Rub potatoes with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, and wrap tightly in foil. Place the potatoes into a slow cooker, cover, and cook on High for 4 1/2 to 5 hours, or on Low for 7 1/2 to 8 hours until tender.
To make the Piggy Potatoes, make the baked potatoes and top with butter, sour cream, salt, pepper, Pulled Pork (recipe here), Cheese Sauce (recipe here), chow chow, bacon and BBQ Sauce.