Slow Cookers were a standard staple in suburban kitchens in the 70s and 80s.
the 90s and 2000s, they dipped out of style for a while and then came back,
full-force, to kitchens all over the world due to the economic downturn.
original slogan from the 70s that Crock-Pot used in commercials was:
“cooks all day while the chef is away.”
this worked REALLY well