What are the Effects of Cooking Rice in a Pressure Cooker

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It's well known that cooking rice in a pressure cooker reduces cooking time by half.  What about the cooking result? Users told us that rice cooked in Instant Pot is softer, stickier and tasted better.  We want to find out what scientists…

Leaking Steam Means Leaking Flavour

In his fascinating blog, Dave Arnold,  Director of Culinary Technology at The International Culinary Center, detailed an amazing discovery in making flavourful soup stocks. What's the discovery? "All pressure cookers aren’t created equal.…

The Sautéing/Browning Function of IP-LUX60

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Sautéing is a method of cooking food with a small amount of oil or fat at relatively high heat. Food that is sautéed is browned while preserving its texture, moisture and flavor.  A typical use of sautéing is to brown the meat before pressure…

Instant Pot IP-LUX60 Hardware Improvements

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The hardware design of Instant Pot has matured for many years. Millions of electric pressure cookers of the same design are in use worldwide. However, our design team have been working on improvement to safety and performance for the last…

Instant Pot SMART-60 recall (purchased before June 1, 2015. IP-DUO, IP-LUX models Not affected)

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****************IP-LUX and IP-DUO models are NOT affected******************* Dear Instant Pot SMART Owner, Last night we found out about a manufacturing issue with "Instant Pot SMART" (the new Bluetooth enabled model, sold only in the…