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You Should Make Molten Chocolate Cakes in Your Instant Pot

The molten chocolate cake may have had its heyday in the 90s, but I’ll be damned if I’m going to stop making and eating them. Maybe it’s because they were the first “fancy” dessert I ever made in an attempt to impress another human, but I associate them pretty firmly with cliche romance, which is […]

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Instant Pot Buffalo Wings Are Fast, Easy, and Very Good

My fellow Americans, the annual Final Handegg is upon us. I’m a simple, soccer-loving girl from upstate New York, and as such, I have simple tastes: this Sunday, I would like to eat my weight in Buffalo wings, ruthlessly ogle some be-Spandexed butts, and—God willing—see Tom Brady cry big, fat tears of shame on…Read more… […]

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Make a Four-Flavor Cheesecake Sampler in Your Instant Pot

It has been well-documented that pressure-cooked cheesecake is the greatest trick the Instant Pot ever pulled, but such recipes are usually limited to one flavor. Here, with the clever use of little jars, we’re going to make a cheesecake sampler perfect for those with fear of flavor commitment.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Your Instant Pot’s Porridge Setting For Creamy, (Mostly) Hands-Off Polenta

Certain dishes just aren’t destined for Instant Pot greatness, particularly those that get their magic from constant stirring and slow, controlled liquid reduction. While I fear there’s no hands-off Instant Pot French onion soup recipe worth a damn, I think I’ve finally cracked the polenta code.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Your Instant Pot Buttons Mean

The Instant Pot is user friendly in so much as it is a very safe, self-contained, all-in-one multi-cooker, but its user interface is not exactly intuitive. There are a lot of buttons, and trying to intuit what they do exactly can make one feel a little … pressured.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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These Facebook Groups Will Help You Master the Instant Pot

The Instant Pot was the kitchen toy to give and get this holiday season, but their black-box vibe can be a little intimidating at first. If you’re slightly overwhelmed with all those buttons and functions, just breathe deeply, and embrace the “safety in numbers” approach of an Instant Pot Facebook group.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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When to Use Natural and Quick Release When Cooking With Your Instant Pot

The Instant Pot is a table-top multi-cooker with a lot of functions, but its pressure cooking ability is what makes it indispensable for making flavor-packed soups, collagen-rich cuts of meat, and even custardy cheesecakes in super short order. It does, however, have a bit of “black box” mystique about it; food goes…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Make Cheesecake for Two In Record Time With Your Instant Pot

Cheesecake is one of my favorite sweet things on this earth but, as a household of one with an occasional lactose-intolerant visitor, I’m not in the habit of making whole cheesecakes for the home. There is, however, a way to make just enough cheesecake for two (or one, twice) in an Instant Pot, and it […]

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How to Make Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, and Gravy in One Instant Pot

Thanksgiving dinner is a whole production but, if you’re only serving a couple of people, or just want to taste some holiday flavors in say, July, you can use your Instant Pot to put together an elegant, delicious meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy in under an hour.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Save Time and Stove Space by Making Soup in Your Instant Pot

A warm bowl of creamy squash-based soup is a welcome beginning to any meal that takes place during the colder months, but something about it feels downright luxurious on Thanksgiving. A soup course on Thanksgiving has always seemed a bit too aspirational, though, partly because I’ve never eaten that particular meal in…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Speed Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner Prep With an Early Black Friday Instant Pot Deal

If you don’t own a pressure cooker, today’s a great day to fix that, as Amazon’s knocked the highly-rated Instant Pot IP-DUO60 down to $80, matching the price we’ve seen in multiple Black Friday ads. While that’s not as good as a one-day $70 deal they ran at the beginning of October, it’s still $20 […]

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Just In Time For Thanksgiving Dinner Prep, Amazon’s Discounting a Pair of Instant Pots

If you don’t own a pressure cooker, today’s a great day to fix that, as Amazon’s knocked the highly-rated Instant Pot IP-DUO60 all the way down to $81. While that’s not as good as a one-day $70 deal they ran at the beginning of October, it’s still $19 less than usual, and a great chance […]

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