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...

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...

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...

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...

Baking in the Instant Pot

You can make, or BAKE, all sorts of goods in the Instant Pot. Baking in the Instant Pot? I know...I did not believe it was possible either. Baking needs an oven, or a big wood-fired...

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...

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...

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...

Bone Broth in the Instant Pot – Part One

  What is it about bone broth that is so special? Bone broth has a reputation as a magical elixir of health. Whole-foods based diets like the WHOLE30 plan and paleo-eating love it, cookbook writers like...

Finding Great Recipes for the Instant Pot

  Our advice is to find a few good bloggers or cookbook writers that you can trust and stick with their recipes... The Instant Pot corner of the internet is HUGE and getting bigger every day!...