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Slow Cooker Temperature Settings and Guidelines

Temperature Settings and Guidelines for KitchenAid® Slow Cooker

Model KSC700

Setting Program Temperature Time
Buffet 165°F (74 C) 6 hours serve
Simmer 185°F (85 0)
165°F (74°C)
programmable up to 10 hours
4 hours (keep warm)
Low 203°F (95°C)
165°F (74°C)
programmable up to 10 hours
4 hours (keep warm)
High 212°F (100°C)
165°F (74°C)
programmable up to 10 hours
4 hours (keep warm)
Auto 212'°F (100°C)
203°F (95°C)
165°F (74°C)
2 hours
programmable up to 8 hours
4 hours (keep warm)

 

Model KSC622

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Slow Cooker Setting Guidelines

The multiple Slow Cooker settings allow the kind of cooking or serving, that lets you prepare a variety of foods in different settings, so you can adapt your recipes to your changing schedule.

In general, use lower settings for longer cook times. Try a higher setting when you start food preparation later in the day and want to serve the food that same evening.

"High" - Try using this setting when a shorter cooking time is desired or for recipes that are typically baked.
Applesauce
Beans and rice
Broth-based soup
Chicken/turkey pieces
Cobbler/fruit dessert 
Dumplings
Egg-based strata
Gingerbread
Hot beverages
Pudding/steamed cake 
Roasted meats
Steamed potatoes
Wild rice casserole 
"Medium" - Appropriate for most recipes when there is time for long, slow cooking. It's an ideal setting for food started before going to work in the morning and served for dinner in the evening.
Baked potatoes
Beef chuck roast
Beef roast
Beef rolls
Beef short ribs
Cheese
Cheese or cream-based soup
Chicken or turkey 
Casserole
Chicken wings
Chicken/turkey pieces
Cornish hens
Dressing/stuffing
Dried beans/lentils
Egg bake
Poached pears Pork chops 
Pork ribs
Potato casserole
Puddings
Rice pudding
Split pea soup
Stew Stewed chicken
Wild rice casserole 
"Low"- Good for slow cooking recipes or less tender longer cooking times to develop full flavor. 
cuts of meats that require 
Baked egg-based puddings
Beef roast
Beef rolls
Beef short ribs
Cheese or cream-based soup
Chicken wings 
Chicken/turkey pieces
Dressing/stuffing
Dried beans/lentils
Hard squashes
Lamb shanks
Pork chops
Pork ribs 
Pork roast
Soups with less tender cuts of meat
Split pea soup
Stew
Stewed chicken 

 

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