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Title:
Instant Pot cookbook for dummies
ISBN:
9781119641407
Physical Description:
x, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Include index.
Contents:
Breakfasts -- Appetizers -- Soups and stews -- Main courses -- Side dishes -- Beverages -- Desserts.
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Wondering how get the most out of your Instant Pot or your favorite multi-cooker? This one-of a kind guide will walk you through what you need to know to start cooking with your Instant Pot today. It covers what you can cook to setting functions to keeping your pot looking (and smelling!) like new, plus what will happen step-by-step through the cooking process. You will also get over 100 tasty, family-friendly recipes for making delicious mains, appetizers, sides, breakfasts, and desserts--in a flash. Inside, you'll get the lowdown on getting to know your pot and all its features. Discover all that you and your Instant Pot can achieve, from cooking fluffy rice, beans from scratch, and creating roasts, soups, vegetarian, Mediterranean, Keto, and Indian dishes, to making homemade yogurt, baby food, and decadent desserts. Prep, set it, and go Compatable with Instant Potmodels and brands like Ninja All-in-One Multi-Cooker Get hours back in your day Save time without losing flavor Baby-friendly recipes Includes recipes to suit the entire family, including baby-friendly, keto, gluten free and vegan options created by two dietitians! Now you can serve up home-cooked meals in a fraction of the time of a slow cooker--without feeling guilty about not spending a lot of time in your kitchen.
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Over 100 Quick and Easy Recipes

Wondering how get the most out of your Instant Pot or your favorite multi-cooker? This one-of a kind guide will walk you through what you need to know to start cooking with your Instant Pot today. It covers what you can cook to setting functions to keeping your pot looking (and smelling!) like new, plus what will happen step-by-step through the cooking process. You will also get over 100 tasty, family-friendly recipes for making delicious mains, appetizers, sides, breakfasts, and desserts--in a flash.

Inside, you'll get the lowdown on getting to know your pot and all its features. Discover all that you and your Instant Pot can achieve, from cooking fluffy rice, beans from scratch, and creating roasts, soups, vegetarian, Mediterranean, Keto, and Indian dishes, to making homemade yogurt, baby food, and decadent desserts.

Prep, set it, and go Compatable with Instant Potmodels and brands like Ninja All-in-One Multi-Cooker Get hours back in your day Save time without losing flavor Baby-friendly recipes

Includes recipes to suit the entire family, including baby-friendly, keto, gluten free and vegan options created by two dietitians! Now you can serve up home-cooked meals in a fraction of the time of a slow cooker--without feeling guilty about not spending a lot of time in your kitchen.


Author Notes

Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN, is a culinary nutritionist and award-winning co-author of Born To Eat and Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies.
Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT, CPT, is a national nutrition expert, author, and nutrition communications consultant. You'll find her latest work for outlets like Oxygen on her social@shawsimpleswaps.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
About This Bookp. 1
Foolish Assumptionsp. 3
Icons Used in This Bookp. 4
Beyond the Bookp. 4
Where to Go from Herep. 4
Part 1 Getting Started with the Instant Potp. 5
Chapter 1 Becoming the Boss of Your Instant Potp. 7
Overcoming Your Instant Pot Fearsp. 8
Staying Safe When Using Your Instant Potp. 8
Troubleshooting Your Instant Potp. 10
Getting Answers to Common Instant Pot Questionsp. 11
Chapter 2 Instant Pot 101: Understanding the Potp. 13
Exploring Other Multiuse Pressure Cookers on the Marketp. 14
Exploring the Instant Potp. 15
Considering the Various Instant Pot Modelsp. 17
Looking at the Newest Instant Pot: The DUO EVO Plusp. 18
Looking at the Instant Pot's Featuresp. 20
Releasing Pressure Inside the Potp. 23
Chapter 3 Kitchen Staples for Making Meals Come to Lifep. 25
Starting with the Pantryp. 26
Grains and pastasp. 26
Legumes and beansp. 27
Nuts and seedsp. 27
Shelf-stable fruits and vegetablesp. 28
Condiments and dried herbs and spicesp. 28
Baking suppliesp. 31
Focusing on the Fridgep. 31
Making the Most of Your Freezerp. 33
Chapter 4 Building Your Kitchen Arsenalp. 35
Accessorizing Your Instant Potp. 35
Stocking Up on Other Kitchen Toolsp. 36
Taking Your Instant Pot Kitchen on the Roadp. 38
Chapter 5 Instant Pot Tips, Tricks, and Hacksp. 39
BURN, Baby, BURN: Dealing with a Burn Error Messagep. 39
Trying Some Mind-Blowing Tricks with Your Instant Potp. 41
Saving on Your Energy Bill with the Instant Potp. 42
Making Edible Gifts for Every Occasionp. 42
Part 2 Planning Ahead with the Instant Potp. 45
Chapter 6 Meal-Planning Basicsp. 47
The Essentials of Meal Planningp. 47
Foods for the Whole Family - Even Baby!p. 48
Cook Once Eat Twice: Batch-Cooking and Freezingp. 50
Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Peoplep. 50
Chapter 7 Seven-Day Meal Plansp. 53
A Family-Friendly Meal Planp. 53
A Vegetarian Meal Planp. 55
A Modified Keto Meal Planp. 56
Part 3 Get Cooking!p. 59
Chapter 8 Instant Pot Basics: Yogurt, Applesauce, Broth, and Morep. 61
Chapter 9 Jump-Start Your Day: Breakfastp. 75
Chapter 10 Classic Meats and Poultryp. 87
Chapter 11 The Beauty of Bowlsp. 97
Chapter 12 One-Pot Wondersp. 109
Chapter 13 Star-Studded Side Dishesp. 123
Chapter 14 Hearty Soups and Stewsp. 137
Chapter 15 Going Globalp. 151
Chapter 16 Getting the Party Started: Appetizersp. 171
Chapter 17 Beveragesp. 181
Chapter 18 Sweet Treatsp. 189
Chapter 19 Baking and Sous Vide with the New Instant Potp. 203
Part 4 The Part of Tensp. 213
Chapter 20 Ten Tips for Making the Most of Your Instant Potp. 215
Cleaning Your Instant Potp. 215
Keeping Your Instant Pot Outp. 216
Starting Simplep. 216
Exploring the Functions of Your Instant Potp. 217
Feeling Confident with Your Instant Potp. 217
Trying One New Recipe per Weekp. 218
Comparing Recipesp. 218
Shopping the Salesp. 218
Investing in Accessoriesp. 219
Buying Extra Basicsp. 219
Chapter 21 Ten (or So) Tips to Care for Your Instant Potp. 221
Cleaning Your Instant Potp. 221
Keeping Strange Odors at Bayp. 223
Storing Your Instant Potp. 223
Chapter 22 Ten Ways to Carry Over Pulled Meatsp. 225
Bowlsp. 225
Casserolesp. 226
Enchiladasp. 226
Omeletsp. 226
Saladsp. 227
Sandwichesp. 227
Soupsp. 227
Tacosp. 228
Tamalesp. 228
Toastp. 228
Chapter 23 Ten Meals to Modify for Babyp. 229
Sloppy Joes (Chapter 12)p. 231
Nancy's Stuffed Bell Peppers (Chapter 12)p. 232
Madras Lentils (Chapter 15)p. 232
Farmers Market Frittata (Chapter 9)p. 233
Carne Guisada (Chapter 10)p. 233
Chicken Sausage and Ancient Grain Casserole (Chapter 12)p. 233
Cinnamon Spice Steel-Cut Oats (Chapter 9)p. 234
Plain Yogurt (Chapter 8) and Coconut Milk Kefir (Chapter 8)p. 234
Simple Spanish Paella (Chapter 15)p. 235
Texas Beef Chili with Beans (Chapter 14)p. 236
Chapter 24 Top Ten Keto-Friendly Mealsp. 237
Coconut Milk Kefirp. 237
Poached Eggsp. 238
Beef Bone Brothp. 238
Seasoned Pulled Porkp. 238
Carne Guisadap. 238
Korean Beef Bulgogi Bowlp. 239
Turkey and Mushroom Meatloafp. 239
Garlic Green Beans and Tomatoesp. 239
Cheese Fondue with Jalapeñosp. 239
Spiced Walnuts and Cashewsp. 240
Part 5 Appendixesp. 241
Appendix A Metric Conversion Guidep. 243
Appendix B Safe Cooking Temperaturesp. 247
Indexp. 249