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It's awesome stuff. We cook without oil. We still get our fats in food but not all the added oil. We fry eggs and even pancakes without adding any oil at all. We 'season' it maybe once a month. You don't wash it with soap and it cleans up so slick in just a minute or 2. Food tastes better too!
I use my slow cooker to cook a full batch of veggie broth soup starter with beef, onions, and black beans.
Kids of all ages can help and learn in the kitchen - the smallest kids can tear lettuce for salads, wash vegetables, or stir things in bowls. Talk about what you're doing - kids love to talk about the kinds of food they like best, and what they are most looking forward to enjoying in a meal.
When serving a dish that calls for pasta or rice, steam an extra amount of veggies. Cut your own rice/pasta serving in half, mix in the veggies and not only do you get more veggies, you also have not deprived yourself of the good stuff either. Works real good with spaghetti and rice a roni dishes.