Quick and Carry and the Girl Scouts!

The Quick and Carry Kitchen Show team travelled to Leland, Michigan to spend the afternoon of February 23 with Girl Scout Troop 4563. The troop is comprised of Daisy's, Brownies, and Girl Scouts and...

Dried Beans in the Instant Pot – Soak, or Not?

Beans, bean, that glorious fruit, the more you eat, the more you....well, you know. That school yard chant is based on truth - some beans are hard for some people to digest, and that...

Instant Pot in the News: A Comparison

Traditional recipes:  Instant Pot or Dutch Oven? Alex Van Buren recently published a piece in the Washington Post that compares cooking in the Instant Pot to dishes traditionally cooked long and slow in a Dutch...

Plant-based Eating and the Instant Pot

Most of us know that we should eat more vegetables. How? The iconic food writer Mark Bittman famously wrote: "Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Many of us are now familiar with the idea of more...

Spaghetti Squash in the Instant Pot

Spaghetti squash is sort of an odd vegetable, isn't it? Oblong and kind of chunky, they don't look like much from the outside. But, when cooked correctly, this unassuming gourd is full of vitamins and...

Careful With Instant Pot “Tips and Tricks”!

Confession time. This one is important! Could cause HUGE user error! I post about all things Instant Pot on our Quick and Carry Facebook page MANY times a week. I am always on the lookout for news...

Encouragement for New Users of the Instant Pot

Once you have used it FIVE times, you will be an expert! As part of my job, I keep a close eye on several of the Instant Pot groups on Facebook. I participate in a...

Careful With Tips and Tricks – Part Two

If you are following along with the story of how much of the information out there about the Instant Pot is true, correct, wrong, terribly misleading...there is more today, on Today.com! How much of the...

Polenta in the Instant Pot – Part One

...we all told the ghost stories to our tables as if we were actors on the stage. Way back in the last century, I worked at a wonderful restaurant that was part of a little...