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Do crock pots boil food?

Far from it - crock pots slowly heat the food over an extended time. The food never comes to the boil, which is why all fat should be removed prior to inserting in the pot.
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Can you boil a pot roast?

Yes you can; or at least, you can simmer a pot roast. If you actually boiled it, you'd end up with something inedible. Don't cover the roast in water, only about half way. Sim (MORE)

What does it mean when you say a watched pot never boils?

It means that your perception of things tends to pass faster when  you're not so focused on them. If you devote all your attention to  the heating pot, watching it to the po (MORE)