They're wonderful. I have 3 in the kitchen and one in the RV. There's a great book...Fix It and Forget It. Crock Pots are just so wonderfully versatile. Did you know you can bake potatoes in a CrockPot? Just clean the potatoes and place them in the crock pot. NO water nothing. Just pop them in and in about 45 minutes you've got 'baked' potatoes. Sorry to insert myself here but I really enjoy using them.
Maybe I should change the title to "Crock Pot Recipes" instead of soup! :D