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...

Homemade Vanilla Extract – Instant Pot

Have you checked the price of bottled vanilla extract at your supermarket lately? You simply cannot afford to buy it anymore! Cyclone damage and climate shift have decimated the vanilla bean crop in several of...

Chocolate Lava Cakes in the Instant Pot

  This elegant little lava cake is a lovely dessert to set at your holiday table. These would be perfect for an intimate dinner on New Year's Eve, too! The ingredients go together quickly, and...

Julia Child and Coq Au Vin in the Instant Pot

  "As Julia Child used to say, Bon Appetit". If you have ever watched our Live Facebook Quick and Carry Kitchen show, you will know that I end the show by saying, "As Julia Child used...

Late Summer Borscht

This traditional Eastern European peasant soup is a delicious way to use up some of the late summer harvest. Beets are full of vitamins and minerals, and paired with carrots, potatoes and cabbage, this...
Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Rice pudding with caramelized pineapple

Rice pudding with caramelized pineapple - - butter, brown sugar, ripe pineapple (diced. roughly 2 cups), coconut milk (or 2 cups of milk and 1 cup of half and half), Arborio rice, water,...

New Potato Salad

One of our favorite uses for the Instant Pot is the cooking potatoes. They come out with a great texture, perfectly done. In this recipe, you want them to be just shy of done,...

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...

Spaghetti: Take Your Instant Pot to Work Day!

  Here at Quick and Carry, we love the Instant Pot. We also love lunch! So, I brought the IP to work with me this morning, and made lunch for the crew.  I used a...

Cranberry Sauce in the Wonder Pot

I love anything cranberry at this holiday time of year, so I wanted to try out cranberry sauce in the Instant Pot. I was so happy with how it all came out, beautifully red and...