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Cooking bags, such as those made by Reynolds, are great for moist cooking and can actually reduce cooking time. They also greatly reduce the mess to be cleaned up afterward!
I even use the "LOOK" brand baking type bags in the crock pot...no mess to clean!
What store sells the slow cooker bags in Nassau County NY?
Careful!! Cooking with plastics can be very dangerous. When plastic is heated it can release toxic chemicals like dioxins and bpa (which can be released even in the absence of heat). Also, using throw-away materials to avoid messes helps us avoid cleaning for now, but once everyone starts to realize what all this extra waste is doing to our planet, we'll wish we had done a lot of things different.
They may seem great, but I always notice a disgusting after-taste in my food. Some people don't notice at all though. =/