Why Cook Chili in a Crock-Pot?
A Crock-Pot is a slow-cooker, and a slow-cooker happens to be the best way to cook chili. Slow-cooking chili allows the flavors to blend, meld, and deepen. This is so important in chili because this dish relies heavily on spices, and the spices need plenty of cooking time to fully release their flavor. Prolonged, low heat is optimal for heating the spices and the peppers, and the longer the other ingredients stay in the pot with them, the more the flavors will permeate.