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Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $99; in stock for Prime members...)
« Reply #150 on: January 26, 2017, 12:24:52 am »
Okay. Hit me with your best roast. Tandoori chicken was made the night we unboxed it. There are no words to describe it. The stock/broth from the chicken made the best ever sesame seed chicken & fried rice tonight. Don't care if it's pork or beef roast, don't care what ethnicity/culture it's from (we're pretty adventurous -- no bugs, squids, or raw fish/meat is our limit).
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $99; in stock for Prime members...)
    « Reply #152 on: February 20, 2017, 08:55:10 am »
    Has anyone tried the Instant Pot Sous Vide? I have an older, bulky, noisy sous vide, and have to admit I can make a darn good steak with it. I am always looking for a newer smaller one, and just discovered that Instant Pot makes one. I like the idea that it is designed for the IP stainless pot, though it can be used with any container.
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $99; in stock for Prime members...)
    « Reply #155 on: February 28, 2017, 12:50:33 pm »
    Yes, thanks DW. I grabbed them too.
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    Re: Instant Pot
    « Reply #157 on: May 09, 2017, 09:55:40 am »
    The new 6 Qt. Instant Pot IP-DUO Plus60 9-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker is on sale today for $99.99 (regular price $119.95).



    This model has a blue LCD screen and these function buttons: soup/broth, meat/stew, beans/chili, slow cook, saute, rice, multigrain, porridge, steam, sterilize, yogurt, pressure cook, cake, and egg.

    Another new model, the 6 Qt. Instant Pot 120V Ultra Electric Pressure Cooker, will be shipping within the next few months. It's priced at $149.95.

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $99; in stock for Prime members...)
    « Reply #158 on: May 09, 2017, 04:44:24 pm »
    As cool as the Ultra looks, I wouldn't really want that. Why? Because of that dial button that sticks out. It's just asking for me to bump something in it. Knock it off. The buttons I have now are all flat. I also don't like the lack of buttons. I guess I am just a button girl. But with just one control, I am not sure if I could trust it to last.

    Probably just me. I am trying to figure out what the extra 2 functions are on the regular one. Mine has what, 7? So whats extra, sterilize? Not interested in that. Is multigrain new? Or is it the egg? I wouldn't make eggs in it, bit of a overkill for 2 eggs.  ;D

    I still love mine, the plug on the back of the IP can be a bit wobbly though. Have to wiggle it at times. I think the thingy where the plug goes in is a tad loose.

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $99; in stock for Prime members...)
    « Reply #159 on: May 10, 2017, 04:10:39 am »
     Yeah, they keep adding settings, but 99+% of the time I use the manual setting, so they aren't that important to me. I agree, Atunah, multigrain? What does that even mean?   ::)
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $99; in stock for Prime members...)
    « Reply #160 on: May 10, 2017, 05:05:30 am »
    I've never used any setting but manual so I only need one button. :D

    I think that's why people are intimidated by this machine. It's got too many unnecessary settings.

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89.99; in stock
    « Reply #161 on: May 10, 2017, 05:13:13 am »
    For those who are interested in the original Duo, it's on sale for $89.99

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #162 on: May 10, 2017, 10:04:33 am »
    I saw a post on Facebook about a new Mini model.  The link was to .ca (Canada ?) so it's not available here yet.  But I kind of like the idea of a smaller one since it's just the two of us.

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #163 on: May 11, 2017, 06:09:56 am »
    I saw a post on Facebook about a new Mini model.  The link was to .ca (Canada ?) so it's not available here yet.  But I kind of like the idea of a smaller one since it's just the two of us.

    https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B06Y1YD5W7/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&psc=1

    Interesting.  We love leftovers, so I'm happy with the full-sized one.  I don't use mine as often as many do, but I pull it out for certain things.  Love doing pork ribs in it!

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #164 on: June 30, 2017, 04:20:18 pm »
    I thought I'd bring this thread back to the top as Prime Day is coming up July 11!  I wonder if InstaPots will be available at the crazy prices they were last year when so many of us got ours.  I have to say, a year later, it is still absolutely my most used kitchen appliance (although I think the slow cooker function is lousy).  If mine died I would absolutely buy a new one immediately!

    Anyone have new recipes to share, accessories you have decided are a must?

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #165 on: July 01, 2017, 01:49:38 pm »
    I thought I'd bring this thread back to the top as Prime Day is coming up July 11!  I wonder if InstaPots will be available at the crazy prices they were last year when so many of us got ours.  I have to say, a year later, it is still absolutely my most used kitchen appliance (although I think the slow cooker function is lousy).  If mine died I would absolutely buy a new one immediately!

    Anyone have new recipes to share, accessories you have decided are a must?

    I recently did a russet baked potato in my IP. I think I could have cooked it longer, but it was good. I did not even stick it in the oven to crisp the skin.
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #166 on: July 08, 2017, 02:39:02 pm »
    Can you reduce recipes or cut them in half for a single person?  How does this affect cooking time?
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #167 on: July 09, 2017, 05:04:37 am »
    Can you reduce recipes or cut them in half for a single person?  How does this effect cooking time?
    Yes, you can easily cut down recipes. I do it often for my wife and I and it doesn't affect cooking time. It will affect how long it takes the pot to come up to pressure (the more you have in the pot the longer it takes) but the actual cooking time doesn't change. We use ours several times a week because it takes so much less time and power.
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    « Reply #168 on: July 09, 2017, 03:20:30 pm »
    I've had my Instant Pot for years now and use it almost daily.  I wonder how people live without them.  I'm considering a second one if Amazon has ridiculously low prices on Prime Day.  :D
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #169 on: September 01, 2017, 12:18:12 pm »
    Hip Pressure Cooking $2.99 at posting

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #170 on: September 02, 2017, 07:18:36 am »
    Hip Pressure Cooking $2.99 at posting


    That was a great price! The Kindle version is back up to $12.99 now. :(
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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #171 on: October 02, 2017, 07:15:49 am »


    Amazon Daily Deal today, for the next 16 hours you can get it for $69.99!!

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #172 on: October 02, 2017, 11:58:59 am »
    Couldn't resist ordering as an early Christmas present for one son. So what, if he wasn't sure he wanted one.

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    Re: Instant Pot (Duo currently $89; also new models available)
    « Reply #173 on: October 02, 2017, 12:13:45 pm »
    It is the exact price as the Duo Mini.  I have the Lux and the Duo already but I really want the Mini...Why, I don't know...it is not like I don't have enough and need another...But I would so get the Duo Mini if it ever had an equal % off price break.

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    « Reply #174 on: October 02, 2017, 12:23:09 pm »
    Couldn't resist ordering as an early Christmas present for one son. So what, if he wasn't sure he wanted one.

    I've had one sitting in my cart since posting this morning trying to decide whether to get one for daughter for Xmas.  You helped me decide with the "So what, if he wasn't sure he wanted one."  I think they'll both love it!

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