A part of Jarden Corporation, Crock-Pot? products have been helping folks make delicious home-cooked meals for over four decades. The device began as a humble bean cooker; at the time it offered homemakers a new way to serve affordable, tender and delicious meals to their families and gave busy moms a convenient cooking method that reduced time spent in the kitchen. Generations of families have fond memories of favorite dishes and slow-cooked meals that filled the home with enticing aromas. The company has kept pace with the tastes of each new generation ? today the product line includes innovative, fully programmable self-stirring slow cookers that make it easier than ever to enjoy a convenient home-cooked meal without being tied to the kitchen. The product line includes a variety of slow cookers and connectable entertaining systems along with Crock-Pot? cookbooks and recipe cards. Enjoy good times and good friends with delicious food; if it doesn?t say Crock-Pot? it?s not the original?.