VLA1002: Features: -Slow cooker. -Clay, stainless steel and plastic construction. -Totally programmable. -Free of added lead and teflon from non stick chemical glazes. -Requires less liquid, eliminating the need for heavy seasoning and fats. -Slow cooking breakthrough innovation up to 4 times faster to bring to a boil than conventional slow cookers, then slowly simmer to gourmet perfection, sealing in flavor and retaining texture. -50% more cooking efficiency, using as much as 50% less energy. -Extra power to cook larger cuts of meat. -Programmable settings allow you to set it and go with delay timer and auto-warm up to 12 hours. -Slow cooking time can be programmed from 10 minutes to 5 hours with 10 minute increments. -It's easy to use, quick as a wink and saves energy by a half. -Pre-programmed for savory stews, delicious soups and porridge, white, sweet rice, and brown rice. -All natural pure clay captures fresher flavor and food texture, preserves natural juices, all essential nutrients and vitamins. -Makes up to 12 cup cooked rice or 3.2 quarts. -Includes rice paddle, measuring cup and free healthy cooking recipe booklet. -UL listed, FDA, CA Prop 65 and RoHS laboratory tested. -Manufacturer provides one year limited warranty.