It's not often a brand introduces a new word into the English language. But that's exactly what happened when we created the world's first Crock-Pot? slow cooker. Today, the brand is a household name, synonymous with deliciously healthy meals slow-cooked to tasty perfection. And though Crock-Pot? is the first word in slow-cookers, not every slow-cooker is a Crock-Pot?. So, look for their hyphen and the registered trademark symbol to be sure you're getting the true original.