I give this brand of crock pot an overall rating of very good. This product works very well each and every time I use it. And we use it quite a lot! My family is always asking me to use it for dinners. Time to Heat This rating I give a very good. The crock pot takes just the right amount of time to heat, not too fast, not too slow. The food comes out perfect each and every time I use it. Juicy moist and delicious! Cooking Performance I give a rating of very good in the cooking performance area. It cooks as good as the first day I brought mine home and mines a bit old! We've used it so many times I cant believe it works as well as it still does. We love it! Ease of Cleaning I have disabilities and arthritis so it can be real hard for me to use certain kitchen items. this product makes it so easy for me to use and to clean. Clean up is a breeze and you don't have to soak it forever to get it clean! Ease of Use This product is real easy for me to use. Clean up is a snap and its very easy to use this item. Design I love the variety of colors and design I can chose from on this item. Durability This product is durable and strong, holds a lot of food inside and still works like its brand new.