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Instapot

Post by johno » Wed Nov 30, 2016 5:32 pm

Please explain. It seems to have attracted a NutriBullet type cult following.

At first, I thought it was a form of vaping. But it's something to do with cooking.
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Re: Instapot

Post by Turdacious » Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:34 pm

It's great for when you want to eat today rather than sometime tomorrow (like with a slow cooker). I have one and use it interchangeably with the slow cooker. I'm starting to use it more and more though, but I'm still getting the hang of when to use the natural release method vs the quick release method of releasing the pressure. Worth every penny.
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Re: Instapot

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:38 pm

electric, automatic pressure cooker.

was on sale pretty cheap during the weekend.

the big attraction is you can cook something like a roast in 45-60 minutes.

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Re: Instapot

Post by Grandpa's Spells » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:50 pm

I think it combines rice cooker, slow cooker, and pressure cooker functions.
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Re: Instapot

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Wed Nov 30, 2016 8:54 pm

Joined that FB group Lie Man talked about.

I've seen no less than 4 posts in the last day about some stupid woman putting the device on the glass stove top and accidentally turning on the burner. Seriously? This has never happened to me. Are these people high functioning imbeciles?

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Re: Instapot

Post by milosz » Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:34 pm

The Instapot is great - stovetop pressure cookers are a pain in the ass (even with gas, I find it difficult to hit the sweet spot on pressure), slow cookers are useless if you don't have time in the morning or whenever to get your prep done and the meal started.

I find the food is a little more flavorful - slow cookers lead to a lot of mush and blended flavors to me.

Great starter recipes:
http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2015 ... ecipe.html
(I use boneless skinless thighs - doesn't seem to impact flavor or texture at all, you have to fish out the skins anyway)

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2015 ... ecipe.html

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2015 ... ecipe.html

I also make shredded chicken in ~15 minutes by putting in chicken thighs or breasts, a little stock and a cup or so of harissa sauce

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Re: Instapot

Post by bennyonesix » Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:37 pm

You bitches and your faceberg.

I thought using faceberg was the depths of pathetic.

I was wrong.

Complaining about fellow users on faceberg is worse.

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Re: Instapot

Post by bennyonesix » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:51 am

This internet person loves it. Only things wrong are the pasta sauce scorches and the seal hold odors if you make curries all day. And the glass lid and steamer insert are extra but crucial.

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Re: Instapot

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:52 am

fuk off an die benwald

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Re: Instapot

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:53 am

The seal is a big deal. One for sweet, one for savory is what you need

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