One of the most time saving appliances in todays modern kitchen is the slow cooker. For years we have been coming home to the wonderful smell of dinner that has been slow cooking all day. Slow Cooker Mate is a brand new take on this well established electronic kitchen appliance. Slow Cooker Mate is a 3 chamber slow cooker that cooks an entree in the bottom chamber while 2 separate side dishes cook in the top 2 divided chambers. Imagine coming home to a meal that is chicken with a mushroom sauce buttered green beans and 3 cheese potato casserole. But if you want to cook that one pot meal like chili or stew Slow Cooker Mate is versatile enough to be used as a one pot meal cooker. You chose what kind of meal you want to make. The patent pending insert featured in Slow Cooker Mate makes this quality stainless steel slow cooker the most versatile slow cooker on the market. Now you can have a real meal prepared when you arrive home and not just a one pot dish. Slow Cooker Mate features a digital programmable timer. You can program Slow Cooker Mate to cook up to 18 hours. At the end of the programmed cooking time Slow Cooker Mate will automatically switch to the keep warm setting and keep food warm for up to 8 hours. The large 6L crock and the divided insert crock are dishwasher safe microwave safe and oven safe. Both ceramic pieces are attractive and can be taken directly to the dinner table. Save valuable time by serving directly from the attractive crocks and not cleaning additional serving dishes. The glass lid is dishwasher safe. Slow Cooker Mate also features a stainless steel exterior and wrap around heat for even cooking. Holds 6 qts. With the insert it will hold about 2 pounds of meat and each compartment of the insert will hold 16 oz.