Instant Pots: Techniques, Guides & Recipes

With the introduction of the Instant Pot, pressure-cooking has seen a resurgence in popularity. Learn all you need to know about this trendy new appliance with our guide to Instant Pot recipes, tips, techniques and more.

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100 Instant Pot Recipes that Put Your Pressure Cooker to Work

Our best Instant Pot recipes will help you get food on the table in no time. Get meal ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner—and even dessert!

Instant Pot Black Friday Deals Have Arrived—Here Are the Best Ones

We're under pressure...to find the top Instant Pot deals! These Instant Pot Black Friday deals include some of the best...


How to Make Spaghetti Squash in an Instant Pot

Instant Pot spaghetti squash is the ultimate vegetable side dish. You can serve it with dinner—or use the "noodles" as...


How to Make Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot mashed potatoes are rich and creamy enough for a holiday side—but fast enough to prepare on a weeknight,...


Presenting the Winners from Our Modern Pressure Cooker Contest

In this close contest, 12 home cooks proved to be just as good under pressure as their recipes. It's full...

Pressure-Cooker Butternut Rice Pudding

This tasty rice pudding blends all our favorite flavors of fall into one comforting dessert. The ease of the pressure...


Pressure-Cooker Thai Sweet Chili Pork Bowls

5 reviews

Grab that bottle of Sriracha! This Thai pork dish is a standout weeknight meal you won't want to miss. My...

Pressure-Cooker Paprika Shrimp and Rice

1 review

My family loves seafood as well as rice dishes, so this is a clear winner with them. Best of all,...


Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

1 review

I adapted my favorite cheesecake recipe to work in the Instant Pot. The texture was so incredible, I may never...


Pressure-Cooker Bloody Mary Pot Roast

When I picked up a bottle of Bloody Mary mix, the clerk said she sometimes uses it to marinate a...


Pressure-Cooker Tex-Mex Risotto

2 reviews

I love food with lots of flavor and a Mexican twist, but am too lazy to stand over a pot...

Instant Pot Puerto Rican Pernil

Imagine this: You're sitting on the beach, sun shining, waves crashing and a mojito in your hand when the most...


Pressure-Cooker Cherry Bourbon Ham Balls

In my book, meatballs and bourbon are must-haves at any gathering. These clever party bites combine the two favorites to...


Instant Pot Cuban Chicken

5 reviews

I love the flavors of Cuban food. Lots of citrus, garlic, cilantro and spices; I could eat it every day....


Pressure-Cooker Sonoran Clam Chowder

1 review

Being from New England originally I always appreciated a good rich clam chowder. But living in the Southwest the past...


Pressure-Cooker French Toast

A delicious morning treat, this French toast is made quickly in the Instant Pot pressure cooker, and it's definitely worth...

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The Best Instant Pot Recipes of 2022

We've rounded up the best Instant Pot recipes that 2022 had to offer. These classics will make their way into...



How to Keep Your Instant Pot Sealing Ring Smelling Fresh

Your Instant Pot sealing ring is surprisingly easy to keep fresh and clean. Here's what to do!


Spicy Cowboy Beans

3 reviews

These spicy cowboy beans are a perfect contribution to a potluck buffet any time of year. Instead of needing hours...


The Prettiest Instant Pots on the Market

Skip plain ol' stainless steel. These pretty Instant Pots will take your pressure cooker to the next level.


Cauliflower Tikka Masala

3 reviews

I'm a vegetarian, and it can be challenging to find new recipes. This cauliflower tikka masala is my easy take...


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Instant Pot Cooking Guide: Our Test Kitchen’s Best Recipes, Tips & More

Our Test Kitchen reveals the best Instant Pot recipes (including Instant Pot hard-boiled eggs!), our favorite products and the...


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How to Find the Right Pressure Cooker for You

Wondering where to start with a pressure cooker? Our pressure cooker buying guide lays out the basics, from size and...


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76 Diabetic-Friendly Instant Pot Recipes

Even if you’re cooking for someone with diabetes, you can take advantage of the Instant Pot multi-cooker to get meals...

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Which Is the Best Instant Pot for You?

Confused by the different electric pressure cooker models? We break it down to help you find the best Instant...


Macy’s Is Having a Blowout Sale on KitchenAid Mixers, Instant Pots and Air Fryers

You don't have to shell out to trick out your kitchen this summer.


11 Instant Pot Secrets You Won’t Find in the Owner’s Manual

That's right! We asked Taste of Home Community Cooks who love their Instant Pots to share their best tips from...


Pressure-Cooker Lava Cake

Because we love chocolate, this decadent cake has long been a family favorite. It's even amazing cold the next day—assuming...


5 Things You Can Make in an Instant Pot—and 5 You Should Avoid

The Instant Pot is our new kitchen hero, but there are a few guidelines for this multi-tasking tool. Learn why...


6 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Instant Pot

You already love the Instant Pot. Just wait until you know the techniques that will bring your Instant Pot cooking...