[CnD] Instant Pot

Charis Austin charis533 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 09:21:45 EDT 2017


Hi,

Particularly with things such as dry beans and pasta you can't fill the pot so you actually aren't getting six quarts of food out of it. 

Charis


-----Original Message-----
From: Danielle Ledet via Cookinginthedark [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org] 
Sent: Monday, July 10, 2017 9:19 AM
To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
Cc: Danielle Ledet
Subject: Re: [CnD] Instant Pot

What the Heck do they need an 8-quart for? I had a 6:quart crock and that fit my fam of 5 just fine with some to spare!

On 7/9/17, Charis Austin via Cookinginthedark <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> Penny,
>
> I have done chickens, turkey breasts, white rice, and many casseroles.
>
> There is a Facebook group called Enable Kitchen which was started for 
> members who are blind. It is a low traffic group at this point.
>
>
> Another place to learn about these cookers is to search the Cooking 
> with the Hazelnuts podcasts on ACB Radio. They do three or four 
> podcasts, one of which describes the machine. They specifically talk 
> about the model which is controlled with  the iPhone app. They gave a 
> good eescription of the buttons too.
>
> Only the 6 quart model is available to work with the app. A number of 
> people have asked for an 8 quart model.
>
> Charis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Penny Reeder via Cookinginthedark 
> [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org]
> Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2017 2:29 PM
> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
> Cc: Penny Reeder
> Subject: Re: [CnD] Instant Pot
>
> I got an Instant Pot for Christmas. I had never cooked with a pressure 
> cooker before and have to admit that I was nervous about it. I love 
> the Instant Pot! What I like best is the blue tooth connectivity. I 
> can control the pot, and even better, know exactly what it's doing 
> from anywhere in my house. I particularly like the Instant Pot for 
> making hard-cooked eggs (4 minutes under pressure, 4 minutes to 
> release pressure, 4 minutes in an ice-water bath, and they peel 
> perfectly and are perfectly well done! Also, I love the Instant Pot 
> for dry beans. I like to make a turkey breast in the IP
> -- 30 minutes from coming-up-to-pressure until done, and much more 
> flavorful than even oven roasted! I'm still trying to perfect steel 
> cut oats and rice, but I will get there, I'm sure!
>
> Amazon.com is having their annual Prime (Summer) Days sale beginning 
> on the 10th of July. I would encourage anyone to invest in the Instant 
> Pot! If you're blind and use an IPhone or IPad, make sure you get the 
> one that's got the blue tooth connectivity built in!
>
> There are a number of Instant Pot Facebook groups. I have learned a 
> lot from joining several of these groups.
>
> I wish that BARD or BookShare would make one of the many Instant Pot 
> recipes books available, but I haven't found any yet. There are a 
> number of pressure-cooking cookbooks available on BookShare though, 
> and I have learned a lot from these as well.
>
> Happy cooking!
> Penny
>
>
> On 7/9/17, May Anderson via Cookinginthedark 
> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> wrote:
>> Wow, that's a lot of buttons. I think Id like to check out one of 
>> these, smiles.
>>
>> The facebook group, what is the name of it?
>>
>> May and Baby J, has anyone seen my new dog?
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Jul 9, 2017, at 1:39 PM, Charis Austin via Cookinginthedark 
>>> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> It is a pressure cooker that has many functions, including but not 
>>> limited
>>> to: yogurt maker, slow cooker, rice cooker, poultry, beans/chilli.
>>> The manufacturer says that you can get rid of your other appliances.
>>> I have not.
>>>
>>> I belong to an Instant Pot Facebook group and there are a number of 
>>> people in the group who have more than one.
>>>
>>> The buttons are raised so you don't have to use the app, but there 
>>> are 118 of them and we had difficulty getting labels to stick on 
>>> them and we don't trust our memory to remember all of the functions.
>>>
>>> Charis
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Deborah Barnes via Cookinginthedark 
>>> [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org]
>>> Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2017 12:14 PM
>>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>>> Cc: Deborah Barnes
>>> Subject: Re: [CnD] Instant Pot
>>>
>>> Hi Charis,
>>>
>>> In what way is the Instant Pot different from a crock pot?
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Deb B.
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Becky McCullough via Cookinginthedark 
>>> [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org]
>>> Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2017 3:02 AM
>>> To: Charis Austin via Cookinginthedark
>>> Cc: misscoffee at neb.rr.com
>>> Subject: Re: [CnD] Instant Pot
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> From: Charis Austin via Cookinginthedark
>>> Sent: Saturday, July 8, 2017 7:43 PM
>>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>>> Cc: Charis Austin
>>> Subject: Re: [CnD] Instant Pot
>>>
>>> Hello drew,
>>>
>>> I own an Instant Pot which I have had for about ten months. I got 
>>> the Smart Cooker which can be controlled with an Android or iPhone 
>>> app. I like it because if there is a problem you will most likely 
>>> get a message telling you what the problem is.
>>>
>>> I have made roasts, spaghetti, hard boiled eggs, meat loaf, cakes, 
>>> and probably many other things that I can't think of right now.
>>>
>>> I purchased mine from Amazon. Right now it is selling for $155.99 I 
>>> think.
>>>
>>>
>>> Charis
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Drew Hunthausen via Cookinginthedark 
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>>> Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2017 6:03 PM
>>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org
>>> Cc: Drew Hunthausen
>>> Subject: [CnD] Instant Pot
>>>
>>> Hi list,
>>>
>>> I know this has been covered before, but wondering who has one of 
>>> those instant pots and if you could give a review on it here. 
>>> Looking to get one myself. Thanks so much
>>>
>>>
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