Master Your Instant Pot

The Instant Pot has completely changed how many people cook, with the popular device appearing in more and more kitchens nationwide. As with any new device however, it can be a little confusing to get started. So, whether you purchased one for yourself or have received it as a gift, these books can help make you into an Instant Pot pro in no time, and they are all available to check out here at the library.


How to Instant Pot: Mastering All the Functions of the One Pot That Will Change the Way You Cook by  Daniel Shumski

how to instant potMaster the revolutionary appliance that is changing the way we cook!

The only Instant Pot cookbook that is organized by function, How to Instant Pot is both a guide to understanding the Instant Pot basics and a foodie’s creative collection of over 100 recipes specially crafted to take advantage of the Instant Pot’s many virtues, from cooking perfect risotto in six minutes, no stirring required, to five kinds of yogurt, to creating one-hour killer chili and soups from scratch, using dried beans.

Here’s how to make incredible hands-off meals like Ziti and Italian Sausage, Maple-Mustard Pork Shoulder, and Korean-Style Short Ribs, plus plenty of sides, breakfasts, and desserts. In addition to a set of recipes for each function and master recipes with three variations each, there are surprising shortcuts—basics like quick pickles, perfect hard-boiled eggs, and a 30-minute “baked” potato. It’s the essential purchase for every instant pot owner.

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Instant Pot Miracle: From Gourmet to Everyday, 175 Must-Have Recipes

instant pot miracleTasting Table calls the Instant Pot “the hottest kitchen tool since George Foreman’s pint-size grill” and everyone from Ruth Reichl to top food bloggers rave about its efficiency, convenience, and affordability. Now, with this licensed cookbook—one of the most comprehensive published to date—you can discover exactly how much this miracle appliance can do.

This full-color cookbook features recipes for all the functions of the Instant Pot, from everyday staples to surprising new dishes. You’ll find more than 175 recipes for everything from breakfast to dessert, including delicious soups and stews, vegetable mains and sides, jams and yogurts—even an entire cheesecake. This must-have cookbook is the perfect companion to the best-selling kitchen appliance to come along in decades.

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Dinner in an Instant: 75 Modern Recipes for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot by  Melissa Clark

dinner in an instantInspired by her viral New York Times article “Why Do Cooks Love the Instant Pot? I Bought One to Find Out,” Melissa Clark’s Dinner in an Instant has all new recipes that bring her signature flavor-forward dishes to everyone’s favorite countertop appliance.

Dinner in an Instant gives home cooks recipes for elevated dinners that never sacrifice convenience. Beloved for her flawless recipes, Melissa Clark turns her imagination to the countertop appliances that have won American hearts from coast to coast. Recipes include Fresh Coconut Yogurt, Japanese Beef Curry, Osso Buco, Smoky Lentils, Green Persian Rice with Tahdig, and Lemon Verbena Creme Brulee.

Dinner in an Instant provides instructions when possible for making the same dish on both the pressure cooker and slow cooker settings, allowing home cooks flexibility. Symbols guide the reader toward Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten Free dinners.
Fresh, approachable, and classic, Dinner in an Instant is Melissa Clark’s most practical book yet.

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Instant Pot Italian: 100 Irresistible Recipes Made Easier Than Ever by  Ivy Manning

instant pot italianThe Instant Pot has made getting dinner on the table easier than ever. And Italian food is a perfect partner for your Instant Pot—think rich and meaty braises, one-pot pastas, risotto, stuffed artichokes, and more. This authorized Instant Pot cookbook offers 100 delicious, sure-to-please recipes for weeknight cooking and beyond. Recipes take advantage of the Instant Pot’s many settings, allowing you to perfectly sauté and simmer a variety of dishes with just the push of a button. Long-cooking foods like grains and beans (Fall Farro with Pears and Walnuts, Corona Beans with Tomato and Sage) as well as slow stews and braises (Tuscan Beef Stew, Chicken with Creamy Artichoke Sauce) finish in half the time of stovetop cooking. But other hacks and surprises abound, too—set-it-and-forget it recipes for focaccia, quick pickles, no-oven-required cakes and cheesecakes, and even DIY ricotta.

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Weeknight Cooking With Your Instant Pot: Simple Family-Friendly Meals Made Better in Half the Time

weeknight cooking with your instant potAnyone who owns an Instant Pot knows that it’s a game changer in the kitchen, and Kristy Bernardo is here with 75 fresh ideas to inspire your cooking routine. This brilliant cookbook makes it easy to serve a flavorful home-cooked dinner even on your busiest days. The Instant Pot transforms tough meats into tender bites in minutes, allowing you to enjoy your favorite comfort foods on weeknights, not just the weekend. Inspired by her childhood memories gathered around the family dinner table, Kristy’s cooking is rooted in tradition with a dash of spice from her global travels and work as a personal chef. She uses the best features of the Instant Pot to deepen the flavors and quicken the process, so anyone can easily put out winning dishes such as 30-Minute Fall-Off-the-Bone Ribs, Mediterranean Chicken with Creamy Feta Sauce, Fresh Veggie Pot Pie with Parmesan and Black Pepper Biscuits, Balsamic and Dijon Pot Roast, Blue Cheese Potato Gratin and Chipotle Citrus Pork Tacos.

With just the right combination of modern flair, home-style taste and easy technique, this cookbook helps home cooks turn every weeknight dinner into a moment worth remembering.

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