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Steam Corn Using Either of These Two Easy, Very Different Methods 

I am obsessed with summer corn. You take how Oprah feels about bread, and multiply it by three, and that is how I feel about corn. Those crisp, sweet kernels of sunshine are everything that is good about summer produce, and it needs very little in the way of preparation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Impress Your Guests With Instant Pot Lava Cakes 

A dinner party without dessert is no kind of party at all, but there’s no reason to stress yourself out with a croquembouche. Molten chocolate cakes have a decadent 1980s vibe to them, and these babies—which are adapted from this recipe by Queen Nigella—have never failed to impress. Using the Instant Pot means they…Read more… […]

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What Not to Make in Your Instant Pot

I really, truly love my Instant Pot and, based on the many blogs, recipes, and Facebook groups, the rest of the world does too. But, as with any hyped appliance, things are getting a little out of control. And knowing when not to use the Instant Pot can be just as valuable as knowing when […]

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Finally Get Yourself (or Your Mom) An Instant Pot – Three Different Models Are On Sale Today

If you don’t own a pressure cooker, today’s a great day to fix that. The newest, pint-sized 3 qt. Instant Pot Mini wants a permanent home on your kitchen counter, and it’s down to $56 in today’s Amazon Gold Box, the best price of the year.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Make This Onion Concentrate in Your Instant Pot and Add It to Everything

I have been cooking food in the Instant Pot for some time now, and I’ve noticed a certain phenomenon when it comes to onions: unless you leave them in thick chunks, they are almost always reduced to to mushy, barely noticeable strands that dissolve with a glance. This isn’t great if you want the vegetable […]

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Bread Pudding Is the Instant Pot Breakfast You Want to Make

The Instant Pot craze shows no sign of slowing and, if you have one of the multi-cookers, you are probably experiencing a need to Instant Pot all of the things. As we discovered earlier this week, some things (pancakes) just aren’t meant to be pressure cooked. But a warm, sweet, and doughnut-like breakfast bread…Read more… […]

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Don’t Make Pancakes in Your Instant Pot

Pancakes are pretty easy to make. However, like most breakfast food, they require a certain amount of active cooking, by way of pouring, flipping, and general vigilance. I am quite lazy, especially in the morning, so the idea of a giant, fluffy, set-it-and-go-back-to-sleep Instant Pot pancake appealed to me.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Don’t Have to Drain These Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

One of my favorite things to cook in the Instant Pot (or any pressure cooker) is root vegetables that would otherwise take much longer. Potatoes most certainly fall into this category, especially since you can make perfectly creamy mashed potatoes entirely in the Instant Pot, no draining required.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Make This Vegan, One-Ingredient Caramel Sauce In Your Instant Pot

Transforming a can of sweetened condensed milk into a rich caramel dip using either your slow cooker or pressure cooker has long been a favorite trick of mine. There’s no mixing or measuring, but there is (obviously) a lot of dairy. This may seem to leave our vegan and lactose-intolerant friends in the caramel-less…Read more… […]

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Could you homebrew beer in an Instant Pot?

The recent revelation that a god among men New Jersey man used his Instant Pot to ferment wine drew swift approval today from us Takeout writers. I use my Instant Pot—a combination pressure cooker/slow cooker/rice maker/etc., for those unaware of its many selling points—for conventional tasks like cooking soups or…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Just How Multi-Functional Is the Instant Pot’s Multigrain Function?

Friends and family ask me if they should get an Instant Pot all the time, and my answer is usually a big, fat shrug. If you’ve never had one before, an Instant Pot will change your life—but so will any other pressure cooker.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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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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