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Old 11-13-2017, 08:01 AM
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I read about the instant pot yesterday, it cooks dry beans in 4 minutes, soup in 4 min, whole chicken in 30 minutes.

It's like a rice cooker, slowcooker, pressure cooker, yogurt maker, can sautee stuff, just do a lot in one pot! And cook fast. Sounds like a good investment to me, who barely can cook

Why am I writing this at 7 am, I'm barely awake, surprised I'm sounding coherent.
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Leanne, doesn't it sound wonderful? Seriously-I want one now too. Also I love your cookie smilie in your sig.
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Just noticed the cookie adorable

I'm gonna look into instant pot now before switching over to art for a little bit

https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/instant.../6000197439257 interesting for somebody that would use all 6 functions but I'm just gonna stick to a crock pot especially at $110 + taxes etc
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Old 11-13-2017, 08:16 AM
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yeah, Lizzy, I was kind of obsessed with reading reviews and fantasizing about making dinner with it... wow, fanatasizing about making dinner

Sarah, they have a 3 quart mini size for small spaces and single people, but I still think it's too small, I like leftovers.

I'm always hungry so I had milk and cookies to remind me of food, thanks,
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Think that's what I linked above

Nah I'll be perfectly happy with crockpot which I know how to use those and not very much money plus there's a Star Wars one

That mini one is really mini $80 is still too much
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I read about the instant pot yesterday, it cooks dry beans in 4 minutes, soup in 4 min, whole chicken in 30 minutes.

It's like a rice cooker, slowcooker, pressure cooker, yogurt maker, can sautee stuff, just do a lot in one pot! And cook fast. Sounds like a good investment to me, who barely can cook

Why am I writing this at 7 am, I'm barely awake, surprised I'm sounding coherent.


It is a very good investment and saves so much time. I love that it's a true "one pot" meal thing. I can make the sauce for the meat in the pot using the sauté setting and then just add the meat, veggies, rice or pasta and set it all to pressure cook. Meals that used to take 4 to 5 hours in the crock pot are done in less than an hour and ready to eat. I use way less dishes now too since I don't have prepare sauces and seasonings separately and then add them to the crockpot over the meat. They have recipes for everything including pasta. My kids really love chicken Alfredo and I can make that in 20 mins - pasta, sauce, and chicken - all in the pot together. No separate pan for the sauce, separate pan for the chicken, and separate pan for the pasta and then having to mix it all together.

And the drum that you cook in is stainless steel so it's super easy to clean. A lot easier than the ceramic cooking drums of the crock pot.

As far as the price you just have to watch for sales. Amazon has deals on the Instant Pot a few times a year and so does Kohls. You definitely do not want to pay full price. I got mine at $40 off on Amazon during one of their deals of the day.
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I'll keep an eye on Amazon cause wouldn't pay full price
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Sounds like a great plan Sarah
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:10 PM
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Just napped the afternoon away from a nap
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That was quite the nap!

I'm off this afternoon to take mom for an appointment.
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Yea it was than slept 8 hours last night
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Old 11-14-2017, 09:03 AM
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Wow Sarah! Sounds like you're all caught up on sleep

Chris I hope your mom's appointment goes well.


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Hopefully am didn't sleep well one night - either Saturday or Sunday
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Sleepless nights are annoying.

Mom's appointment went well. Don't have to go back until May.
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I actually did phonecalls this afternoon 2 Fridays in a row seeing my family doctor - gotta go up to Victoria at the end of the month - also an in take appointment with another agency
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