I did it!I bought an INSTANT POT!
This was a big step for me… to purchase (and convince my husband of the need to have) another device in my kitchen. I first heard about it from a coworker who’s wife used it daily. An electric pressure cooker?? I still had nightmares from my childhood of making our old “jiggly” pressure cooker explode! My curiosity led me to Amazon, where I found pages of awesome reviews. Was I the only person who didn’t own an Instant Pot?
Instant Pot is a multi-cooker that does the job of a slow cooker, electric pressure cooker, rice cooker, steamer, yogurt maker, sauté/browning pan, and warming pot. It's a single appliance that does the job of seven different kitchen appliances. Sounds kind of impressive, right? And I don't know about you, but I definitely don't have the space to store all seven of those appliances.
I started saving back money and watched for sales. I caught a great deal - and I purchased an INSTANT POT finally! It came within a day and then It sat in the corner of my kitchen for two weeks… When I finally had the nerve to try out the instant pot I was able to find a lot of help on the internet of how-to’s and how long for anything that I cooked. Within a week, I was using the instant pot for EVERYTHING - dried beans, lentils, basmati rice, quinoa, brown rice, along with a variety of soups!
Our “plant-based” diet requires a lot of vegetables, grains & beans - the instant pot has totally been a time-saver in preparing a quick, hot and healthy meal in our family. This single appliance has made cooking faster and more convenient. I often make complete meals in the Instant Pot - it's even taken the place of my slow cooker, which has since been moved out of the kitchen. I now understand all the praise and rave reviews that I read months ago, and I feel the very same way myself.
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