I decided to measure the temperature of the Instant Pot’s quick release steam plume, and after some reader feedback, I discovered an interesting fact that I’ve never seen […]Read more
Category: Product Information
All posts designated as containing Product Information are me stepping outside of the kitchen, and compiling details that I think could be helpful and of informational value.
Usually these posts are specifically about the Instant Pot product line, but could also be about random cooking accessories that I’ve found to be helpful.
“Help! What is this Water Test everyone keeps talking about? I cannot find it in my manual!”
ProTip: It is indeed in your manual, and I have screen captures and pages numbers for you here for Lux, Duo, Duo Plus, Smart and Ultra.Read more
Fun fact: “Instant Pot” is a brand name, not a product category!
See also: “Kleenex”, “Xerox”.
These are Instant Pots (they say “Instant Pot”) …
These are not Instant Pots (they say something else) …Read more
Lux, Duo, Duo-Plus, Smart, Ultra, or Gem? 3 Quart, 6 Quart, or 8 Quart? This flowchart can help you decide!
If you are sure you never-ever want to try your hand at making yogurt, or if you are on a limited budget for this purchase, the Lux could be a good choice. Smaller households may want to consider the Duo-Mini. Larger households should consider […]Read more
The Instant Pot Ultra’s manual is a little confusing in places — resulting in lots of questions and problems for new users who cannot quite decipher what it is trying to say, especially for how to use the new venting & sealing mechanism.
So I’m going to step out of my usual Hot Mess in the kitchen universe, and try to actually be serious and useful for a moment. Here are all my answers in one place, complete with video […]Read more