Instant pots gained fame in the United States a couple of years ago when over 200,000 units were sold on Amazon Prime Day. Since then, cooks, college students, parents, and kitchen gadget lovers alike have been purchasing these small appliances in record numbers. The Instant Pot is a multitasker that will round out any kitchen. It is a one-size-fits-all kitchen gadget that can steam, sauté, warm, stew, and even make yogurt. Perfect hard-boiled eggs are just an added bonus of this appliance that saves space and time. Many different brands offer instant pressure cookers, but we’ve found one of the most popular, the Instant Pot Duo 60, and it’s more than $20 off on Amazon for Memorial Day.
This Instant Pot is Amazon’s best-selling model, and it is built with the latest technology. The device monitors pressure and temperature, keeps time, and adjusts the heat and cook time to cook to perfection every time. Combining seven appliances in one, this Instant Pot acts as a warmer, sauté pan, pressure cooker, slow cooker, steamer, rice cooker, and yogurt maker and does all of these things 70% faster than traditional methods. The pot is easy to clean with dishwasher safe components and fingerprint-proof stainless steel exterior and lid.
The Instant Pot Duo features 14 one-touch Smart Programs that include settings for soup, beans, desserts, and more. There are also hundreds of recipes for all types of cuisines that are available through the app. The app also provides support and guidance from thousands of users in the Instant Pot online community.
The pot comes with accessories that include a stainless steel rack with handles, soup spoon, rice paddle, condensation collector, and measuring cup. The inner pot is stainless steel as well and is made with a 3-ply bottom, so it is durable and dishwasher safe. This 6-quart size is the most popular because it is large enough to cook for six people, which is perfect for families, but not so large that it doesn’t work for single people or smaller households.
The Instant Pot comes equipped with safety protections featuring overheat protection and a safety lock. With buttons such as delay start and keep warm, this pot makes cooking so convenient you will wonder how you survived without it.
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