Now’s the time to use up those packets of dried beans, stacks of rain-day tuna, archives of pasta and random… Read More »
Electric pressure multi cookers are having their moment, and it’s a mind-bending task to choose from the flood of literally… Read More »
The pressure cooker pickles chilies in 60 seconds – it infuses the seasonings and spices evenly while bringing out their… Read More »
We’ve updated this article to include Instant Pot’s version numbers, as well. As the presenter in of Instant Pot’s product videos, I’m… Read More »
This pressure cooker chili is a one pot meal made with items you can find in any pantry. The black beans add depth and the lentils add a little spice – the mushrooms tie everything together into savory, satisfying dish.
Multi cookers are often grouped with stove top pressure cookers because they have a program or two that cooks at pressure…. Read More »
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Today, we’re pressure cooking beans! We’ll discuss the difference between pressure cooking beans straight from dry, versus soaked. I will… Read More »
Here’s a bowl of red kidney beans that I took right out of the package and put in the pressure cooker. Do you see how unevenly cooked they are?
Let me show you two ways to soak beans. The first one is the traditional overnight soak, and the second one only takes twelve minutes – that’s the quick-soak!
The pressure cooker hot sauce is technique I invented over FOUR years ago but its popularity endures. Watch how I make it – and don’t miss the photos in the comments from readers who’ve already tried it!
The pressure cooker tenderizes tough meat, tames dry beans and infuses amazing flavor in chilis. We’ve got options to fit… Read More »
Now that we’ve shown you how to turn your pressure cooker into a rice cooker, a collection of our rice recipes and techniques from savory to sweet, from white rice to brown, black, red, green and even parboiled rice.
Today we’re going to use the pressure cooker as a rice cooker. We’re going to make two recipes. First, a… Read More »
Ok, are you ready for this? The key to perfectly cooked rice in the pressure cooker is… to
This is a pretty simple recipe that showcases how the pressure cooker’s steam can make perfect grains of fluffy rice – even brown rice! As we mentioned earlier
At the beginning of this lesson, I mentioned how if you add vegetables to your perfect pressure cooker rice you might get a mess – let me explain why.
This recipe shows you how to add vegetables to any pressure cooker rice dish but counting some of the vegetables as the cooking liquid. The exceptions
Today we’re going to make our first pressure cooker recipe: a delicious Garlic Cauliflower Potato Mash – don’t worry, it’s… Read More »
Make this recipe with any kind of potato – leave the skin on for extra fiber and protein or peel it off before starting. It’s up to you. The pressure cooker will tenderize the skins so they’ll add color, but they will be barely noticeable texture-wise.
When you double or halve a recipe, such as the Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes, you don’t need to increase or… Read More »
The minimum liquid requirement is the least amount of liquid your pressure cooker needs to create enough steam to build… Read More »
Here are our easiest pressure cooker recipes – suitable for Instant Pot, electric pressure cookers and stove-top pressure cookers. What… Read More »
Today we’re going to get acquainted with the pressure cooker. We’re going to learn all about the pressure cooker parts… Read More »
The pressure cooker has three major parts: The lid – where the valves and most of the safety systems reside;… Read More »
We described each part of the pressure cooker earlier, and detailed how each plays a role in pressure cooker safety as well.
We’re going to do a “Hot Water Test” – basically, we’re pressure cooking water. It’s a great way to see how the pressure cooker reaches pressure, maintains pressure and releases pressure.
Let’s walk through a Hot Water Test step-by-step so that you can see what to expect. Meanwhile, I’ll explain what’s going on inside the pressure cooker.