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« Reply #100 on: December 18, 2016, 07:56:03 PM »
Thanks for the DIY recipe. I'm always interested in those.

But the Mississippi roast recipe does not actually use a packet of Ranch dressing; it provides the ingredients it deems necessary  :D

Yeah, I saw that later.  Too much skimming through the details on my part.  ::)

I have been finding other replacement recipes on the internet that I have been interested in.  Homemade cream of chicken/mushroom soup and homemade onion soup mix to name two.  If they are good substitutes, it will be nice to control the ingredients.

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« Reply #101 on: December 19, 2016, 11:06:51 AM »
Hey - just had a thought. I live at 6000 ft altitude. Will it be a hassle to figure out pressure adjustments?
(Such as, I have to boil my rice for 25 minutes instead of 20 and it still sometimes comes out watery.)
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« Reply #102 on: December 19, 2016, 12:39:33 PM »
Hey - just had a thought. I live at 6000 ft altitude. Will it be a hassle to figure out pressure adjustments?
(Such as, I have to boil my rice for 25 minutes instead of 20 and it still sometimes comes out watery.)

Yes, altitude does influence the cooking times.  Atunah linked to the following earlier:
http://www.hippressurecooking.com/pressure-cooking-times/ and there is a section of the link that provides the timing formula for different altitudes.  For 6000 feet you increase by 25% or multiply the time by 1.25.
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« Reply #103 on: December 19, 2016, 01:11:27 PM »
Yes, altitude does influence the cooking times.  Atunah linked to the following earlier:
http://www.hippressurecooking.com/pressure-cooking-times/ and there is a section of the link that provides the timing formula for different altitudes.  For 6000 feet you increase by 25% or multiply the time by 1.25.
Thanks! Just another cooking/baking thing to keep in mind. I have charts handy for when I'm baking cakes to make adjustments so cakes don't fall in the middle!
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« Reply #104 on: December 20, 2016, 03:09:44 AM »
Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker, 6Qt/1000W on sale for $79 again.



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« Reply #105 on: December 20, 2016, 04:56:59 AM »
Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker, 6Qt/1000W on sale for $79 again.


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« Reply #106 on: December 20, 2016, 05:36:52 AM »
I don't think Target will give me any more money. Hubby used the Target gift cards to buy me a Christmas present. :D

I finally opened the box this afternoon. Getting ready to do the water test. Lots of settings on this thing! No chance to really try to cook something until the weekend.
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« Reply #107 on: December 21, 2016, 04:41:18 AM »
Still on sale at $99...not as good as $79, but better than $129!


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« Reply #108 on: December 24, 2016, 08:45:10 AM »
Did the water test, then made pot in the pot steel cut oats for breakfast. Not any faster, but hey I didn't have to babysit the oats! The young adults want their favorite crockpot recipe for dinner, chicken bacon ranch, but I still haven't decided where I'm making that, crockpot, slow cooker on the IP?

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« Reply #109 on: December 25, 2016, 10:09:45 AM »
I made a few ingredient modifications to this recipe: Egg Muffins in the Pressure Cooker. I cooked them in the Instant Pot yesterday and reheated them in the microwave for breakfast this morning. I left out the bacon and substituted chopped kale, which we have an abundance of in our garden. They turned out great! My silicone muffin cups are rather large, so next time I may double the recipe and increase the time by a minute.

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« Reply #110 on: December 25, 2016, 07:21:39 PM »
Ooh, those look yummy....  Saved the recipe.

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« Reply #111 on: December 25, 2016, 08:32:19 PM »
I made a few ingredient modifications to this recipe: Egg Muffins in the Pressure Cooker. I cooked them in the Instant Pot yesterday and reheated them in the microwave for breakfast this morning. I left out the bacon and substituted chopped kale, which we have an abundance of in our garden. They turned out great! My silicone muffin cups are rather large, so next time I may double the recipe and increase the time by a minute.

I love my IP! Hope you're all having fun with yours. :)
How in the world do you clean your silicon muffin cups. I had some and they were such a PIA to clean that I gave them to my daughter!
But otherwise these sound yummy!
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« Reply #112 on: December 26, 2016, 05:16:32 AM »
How in the world do you clean your silicon muffin cups. I had some and they were such a PIA to clean that I gave them to my daughter!
But otherwise these sound yummy!
Starting a collection of recipes in my Evernote acct for the InstaPot

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Congrats on your Dostoevsky!

I had the same problem with my silicon muffin cups...but I hadn't given up on them yet.


Here's some advice on filling your Instant Pot that was posted in the Instant Pot Community on FB.

http://www.hippressurecooking.com/consumer-alert-max-fill-lines-too-high-for-pressure-programs/
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« Reply #113 on: December 26, 2016, 07:33:10 AM »
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Here's some advice on filling your Instant Pot that was posted in the Instant Pot Community on FB.

http://www.hippressurecooking.com/consumer-alert-max-fill-lines-too-high-for-pressure-programs/
Thanks for this! I figure that now that I unwrapped my IP, I've got some studying ahead of me. Yesterday was busy enough that I didn't even have time to open the box.  ;D
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« Reply #114 on: December 26, 2016, 10:01:31 AM »
How in the world do you clean your silicon muffin cups. I had some and they were such a PIA to clean that I gave them to my daughter!

I had the same problem with my silicon muffin cups...but I hadn't given up on them yet.

I have to agree that they're a bit difficult to clean. I spray them with oil before use, which sometimes helps.

To clean:
  • Soak the silicone muffin cups in water with liquid dish soap (try either cold or warm water, depending on the food cooked)
  • Turn them inside out to remove the remaining bits

I haven't tried it, but a clean toothbrush may make the scrubbing task easier.

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« Reply #115 on: December 29, 2016, 10:42:49 AM »
What's the best tool for getting Pyrex out of the IP? I've just used an aluminum foil sling thus far.

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« Reply #116 on: December 29, 2016, 08:29:53 PM »
Made my first meal tonight - not a total success. Made Split Pea Soup - was too watery. Need to experiment.
In the meantime, found the website Hip Pressure Cooking and one page is a lengthy Time Chart. For those of you who have had experience, does the time chart seem like a good resource?
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« Reply #117 on: December 30, 2016, 05:26:42 AM »
What's the best tool for getting Pyrex out of the IP? I've just used an aluminum foil sling thus far.

Most people seem to use the slings; there are also pot grippers, but the reviews on them are mixed.

Made my first meal tonight - not a total success. Made Split Pea Soup - was too watery. Need to experiment.
In the meantime, found the website Hip Pressure Cooking and one page is a lengthy Time Chart. For those of you who have had experience, does the time chart seem like a good resource?

I know that time chart is referenced a lot in the IP FB group...  I haven't done enough yet.

You can use the saut mode to thicken the soup at the end if it's too thin, I think.

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« Reply #118 on: December 30, 2016, 05:49:40 AM »
What's the best tool for getting Pyrex out of the IP? I've just used an aluminum foil sling thus far.

Does your trivet have handles? Amazon has some silicon sling thingies that a lot of people use:

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« Reply #119 on: December 30, 2016, 11:32:21 AM »
Does your trivet have handles? Amazon has some silicon sling thingies that a lot of people use:



I was just going to recommend these.  I got them but haven't used them yet.

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« Reply #120 on: December 30, 2016, 02:29:37 PM »
Does your trivet have handles? Amazon has some silicon sling thingies that a lot of people use:



Yep, the trivet has handles. Thanks for the link!

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« Reply #121 on: January 03, 2017, 05:45:06 PM »
Oh those bands work very nicely!  Thanks again.

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« Reply #122 on: January 03, 2017, 09:53:44 PM »
Good to hear that!  I've been looking at them.

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« Reply #123 on: January 04, 2017, 05:11:48 AM »
I think I'm through with accessory buying for now; I have a silicon lid coming for the inner pot so I can just stick it in the fridge if I want...  I like the look of the little silicon poaching cups but I have dishes I can use for those so I'm holding off.

I did succumb to the Instant Pot decal craze after I saw some on FB.

Ordered Rosie the Riveter from Etsy, seen on this page:
https://www.etsy.com/search?q=instant+pot+decal.

It was a cheap thrill, and though the base price is a bit higher than some on the page, postage was only 50 cents.

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« Reply #124 on: January 04, 2017, 05:21:20 AM »
I did succumb to the Instant Pot decal craze after I saw some on FB.

Ordered Rosie the Riveter from Etsy, seen on this page:
https://www.etsy.com/search?q=instant+pot+decal.

It was a cheap thrill, and though the base price is a bit higher than some on the page, postage was only 50 cents.

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