Making Vegan Yogurt in Instant Pot

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We always thought that thickening ingredients would always be needed to make thick creamy vegan yogurt. I have tried using soy milk (made with a Joyoung soy milk maker) without adding thickener.  The result was rather thin and watery, OK as…

Electric Pressure Cooker Benefits Infographic

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Pressure cooking expert Laura Pazzaglia made a “Pressure Cooker Benefits” infographic for electric pressure cookers. It's clear and informative.  Laura also created other infographics.

Instant Pot Sponsors Young Athletes

Instant Pot is proud to be the sponsor of a pair of promising young figure skaters: Melinda & Andrew Meng, silver medalists of Junior Ice Dance at 2014 Canadian Tire National Skating Championship.  Melinda and Andrew are talented skaters…

What is the iPot made for?

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Coming back from CES at Las Vegas, I am very pleased with the overwhelming responses from the media and the public. The Instant Pot iPot was hailed as one of the “Fourteen Hot Products from 2014 CES” and one of “The Weirdest Tech Gadgets…

Instant Pot Launches the World's First Bluetooth® Smart Connected Smartcooker at CES 2014

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Instant Pot® adds to its product line a cooker equipped with a microprocessor and an array of sensors, and being wirelessly connected to cook meals intelligently. This marks the beginning of a smartcooker era. Ottawa and Las Vegas, January…

Which Electric Pressure Cooker Operates at 15psi?

Because most pressure cooker recipes are designed for 15psi pressure cookers. Many users are looking for 15psi electric pressure cooker.  We are asked whether Instant Pot operates at 15psi. To answer this question, we need to clarify a concept…

Evaporation Rate of Pressure Cookers

Laura Pazzaglia is the creator of the popular HipPressureCooking.com, dedicated to make pressure cooking hip. She is more than a prodigious cook, writer and educator.  Laura has also devised a simple but ingenious benchmark to measure one key…

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…