Instant Pot?

Discussion in 'Food Preparation, Camp Cooking and Recipes' started by FOWLER2671, Jan 5, 2021.

  1. FOWLER2671

    FOWLER2671 12 pointer

    Sep 11, 2009
    Evicted from Aintry'
    Well time to try one out. Any favorite items ? Good or bad experiences?
  2. ribsplitter

    ribsplitter Cyber-Hunter

    Jan 19, 2004
    Greenup, ky, USA.
    Nothing but good things to say about ours. Fixed some western style pork ribs Saturday that were outstanding. Put a dry rub on them, added one cup of apple juice, cooked for 45 minutes, pulled them and basted with bbq under the broiler for a few damn good eating.
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  3. Zeb

    Zeb 8 pointer

    May 20, 2008
    Goshen, KY
    I gave it a try today. My wife went back to work in her office this week and I decided that I needed a roast in the crockpot. Spur of the moment thing and nothing was thawed so I tried the instant pot. I put a rock hard frozen 5 lb roast, some onion and a cup of beef broth in that bad boy for 90 minutes on the high pressure setting. I opened the pressure valve when it was done and dumped the roast and juice into the crockpot with carrots and potatoes. The roast was falling apart tender. I'll let it simmer on low until dinner time.

    Probably could have used the instant pot for all of it but I like the crockpot slow cooking.
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  4. CRFmxracer

    CRFmxracer 12 pointer

    Sep 9, 2010
    louisville kentucky
    I feel like mine dries everything out. Use it for meal preps every week but I’ve never had a real tasty meal come out of it.
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  5. Tankt

    Tankt 10 pointer

    Dec 26, 2019
    Got one for Christmas. Looking for some recipes. Haven't opened it yet
  6. bondhu

    bondhu 12 pointer

    Jul 3, 2015
    Battle Run
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  7. Luther's Feist

    Luther's Feist 8 pointer

    Oct 25, 2014
    Coeburn, Va
    Love ours. Best feature is boiling eggs they peel like a dream
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  8. Gooch

    Gooch 10 pointer

    Feb 24, 2004
    .lincoln co ky
    All good love mine
  9. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

    Nov 10, 2004
    The OC
    My family likes to make Taco Pasta in it. It's basically like hamburger helper, but more flavorful. And the cheesecake we made in it was pretty good too.

    I did do a roast in it the other day, but it needed more time. It was better the next day after I reheated it in the crock pot. It was a fresh 4lb chuckeye cooked under pressure for 45 mins and 25 mins steam release. I'd try it again, but I'd do an hour on it instead or maybe 55 min.

    And that's the one downside to them--you can't just open them up and check on how it's cooking. You have to wait until the end.

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