Keeping cooked food warm in a crockpot?

So I should start with I never cook with a crockpot so therefore I know nothing about it. I have a dish I want to make for a potluck but I need to make it the night before. It reheats well but for a potluck I don't want people to have to microwave it. I was thinking about just putting it in a crockpot on the "warm" setting to reheat and serve. Will this work? Any advice to adjust the recipe based on this? Recipe here if it's helpful to reference: https://www.youtube.com...

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boulangere October 16, 2019
Another person recently asked a similar question about reheating rice: https://food52.com/hotline/44045-can-you-reheat-rice-in-rice-cooker-on-the-keep-warm-setting

My advice to you would be the same. Reheating it in a crock pot is going to allow it to spend too long in a temperature range that permits the growth of bacteria. You'd be better off to reheat it in the oven where you don't have to stir it constantly to keep it from burning on the bottom. Do stir it now and then, however, and bring it to an internal temperature of 165 degrees, then transfer it to your crockpot.
 
arielzhang October 15, 2019
It's a cauliflower pasta dish by the way! I would for sure leave the chives and breadcrumbs until I got there.
 
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