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(Instant Pot Review & Instant Pot Ideas)

December 15, 2019   

In this Instant Pot review, I値l include Instant Pot ideas from over 100 interviews with Instant Pot owners. We値l explore why Instant Pot is popular and try to answer the question, is Instant Pot worth it?

I値l start with the positive responses, but be sure to stick with me to hear the potential negative responses as well as some of the more popular uses they shared.

Watch the full video on YouTube!

What should you know before you buy an Instant Pot?

It seems everyone is buying an Instant Pot, and I wanted to find out what the attraction is. I have my own ideas, but for this article, I値l be sharing the results of interviews I had with over 100 Instant Pot owners. I hope this information will help you better decide if owning an Instant Pot is the right decision for you. If so, I have listed some Instant Pot Amazon links throughout this article that will help you compare the different models.

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Why should you buy an Instant Pot?

  • 添ou can walk away from food that痴 cooking so you get other things done.
  • Less clean up
  • The inner pot and the lid can go in the dishwasher
  • You can cook frozen chicken breasts without having to thaw them
  • Its very versatile
  • 的f I had [to] have one cooking utensil this would be it.
  • 的t cuts cook times from several hours down to several minutes.
  • 典he IP is just a pressure cooker, but a safe and pretty much fool-proof one.
  • Set it and forget it
  • Consistent results
  • Saute and pressure cook in the same pot
  • Pot-in-pot cooking
  • Hotel room cooking!
  • It turns inexpensive food into really delicious food
  • It uses much less electricity
  • 的 can make my own yogurt and save tons of money over buying tubs of expensive Greek yogurt.
  • Intensifies flavors and typically results in very tender meat
  • Safer than the 双ld school pressure cookers
  • 的 can cook about a weeks worth of meals in about 2 hours.
  • 的 don稚 heat up my whole kitchen when using the IP like I do with the oven or crockpot.
  • 的t痴 fun. It痴 almost like kitchen alchemy.
  • It does not destroy the nutrients in your food as much as stove top boiling.
  • 斗ike a crock pot except for people who are worse at planning

What should you consider before buying an Instant Pot?

  • There may be a potential for a steam burn from the steam release valve
  • 鼎alling it Instant Pot was a mistake by the company. It cause[s] way too much confusion.
  • 添es the literal cook time may be 5 to 10 minutes but it痴 completely disingenuous to ignore pressure/decompress times.which everyone seems to do. Even people who write up recipes.
  • Some things are much better and faster prepared via other methods.
  • There are definitely things you don稚 want cooking in the IP - anything that you need a crispy crust on, for instance.
  • 的 wouldn稚 tout that everything is faster in it because honestly if you can do the meal on a stove top in half hour you won稚 save any time on the instapot.
  • It痴 not a substitute for a crock pot, but I really like it because it makes food fairly quickly.
  • Food might spoil if you set the advance timer for too far in the future.

The top 10 favorite foods prepared in the Instant Pot were:

  • #10 Steamed veggies
  • #9 Corn on the cob
  • #8 Ribs
  • #7 Rice
  • #6 Pasta
  • #5 Meat
  • #4 Broth
  • #3 Yogurt
  • #2 Boiled Eggs
  • #1 Beans
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