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...

Homemade Corn Dog Bites – Instant Pot

Happy Halloween! This is a spooktacular recipe! I have three kids, and when they were little, Halloween was their favorite day of the year. They spent countless hours planning and deciding what costume they would...

Apple Butter in the Instant Pot

Apple were plentiful here in northern Michigan this fall, and, they were VERY tasty! Apple butter makes a thoughtful and tasty gift, and, since the Instant Pot makes most things easier, we decided to...

Quick and Carry’s Five Favorite Recipes for the Instant Pot

People ask us all the time: what are your favorite recipes for the Instant Pot? Because we started the #takeyourInstantPottoworkday idea as part of our Quick and Carry Kitchen show, folks know that we like...

Urvashi Pitre and Her Instant Pot Cookbook

All of us here at Quick and Carry would like to take a moment to congratulate our friend and colleague Urvashi Pitre on the amazing success of her Instant Pot cookbook, Indian Instant Pot...

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...

The International Instant Pot

What is the culture of the Instant Pot in other parts of the world? Last week, a very nice lady from Great Britain watched our Live Quick and Carry Kitchen Show. As she is the...

Bone Broth in the Instant Pot – Part Two

Learning to make bone broth has been a wonderful exercise in trying something new...and then liking it!   Learning to make bone broth has been a wonderful exercise in trying something new...and then liking it! I...

A Brief History of the Pressure Cooker

Did you know that the pressure cooker was invented in 1689? A French physicist named Denis Papin was experimenting with steam, hoping to use a steam digester to help food cook faster. Two years...

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...