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Offline becca

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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #510 on: April 22, 2018, 02:54:23 PM »
The kitchen not thing Iíve ever used canned mushrooms for was chicken a la king.  My mother used a specific brand B in B, broiled in butter, was what it stood for, and they were tasty.
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #511 on: April 22, 2018, 03:13:54 PM »
I plan to make this one evening this week.

https://diethood.com/instant-pot-honey-garlic-chicken-recipe/

Iíll use a different oil and oil and skip the sesame seeds.
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #512 on: April 23, 2018, 08:42:58 AM »
That looks good. I don't think I have poultry mode. I only ever use manual. It would help if they explained what these different modes do. I thought it was just a preset cook time, like eggs would be 5 minutes, but some of them do different things I think, like beans soak for a bit and then cook or something. But the manual doesn't tell you what's going on. I found a website somewhere that explained it, but not sure I book marked it. Anyway, does anyone know what the poultry setting might do that's different from manual 20 minutes?

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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #513 on: April 23, 2018, 10:10:55 AM »
Iím not sure, Bensmom, but I think it might vary the pressure during cooking.  I might have read a similar blog article about each setting, but donít remember where it was, either.  I tend to use manual most often.
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #514 on: April 24, 2018, 06:28:04 PM »
I plan to make this one evening this week.

https://diethood.com/instant-pot-honey-garlic-chicken-recipe/

Iíll use a different oil and oil and skip the sesame seeds.

I tried this tonight. I do not have a poultry setting so I just used high pressure. I browned the chicken on top of stove.

I read comments and someone mentioned adding pineapple at the end. I thought that sounded good so tried it. I donít think it affected the chicken or the sauce...but I got to eat some pineapple.

The chicken was good. I did not like the sauce on my rice though. Had lots of rice so I threw it out and took some fresh.
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #515 on: May 08, 2018, 05:19:57 PM »
I have not tried these unstuffed cabbage rolls. But I plan to.

https://www.simplyhappyfoodie.com/instant-pot-unstuffed-cabbage-rolls/

This was dinner tonight.

I used 2 pounds meat instead of one, but otherwise basically followed the recipe. It was good, but not quite as flavourful as I would have liked. We decided it needs more tomato.

But, the cabbage and rice came out the perfect texture. (I used basmati rice...thatís what I had.)

This is in my pot right now. Used 2 pounds meat again. Added a can of spaghetti sauce as well as the canned tomatoes. Hoping I didnít screw it up. The directions say to add ingredients, stir, then add canned tomatoes on top and do not stir. I added everything and stirred.

Itís still preheating...hope it pressurizes.  :crossed:
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #516 on: May 08, 2018, 07:28:59 PM »
BURN
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #517 on: May 10, 2018, 08:58:10 AM »
Oh no! :(

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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #518 on: May 10, 2018, 08:59:52 AM »
Anyone try this? Freeze stuff so itís almost like instant?

https://acadianasthriftymom.com/2017/01/08/17-easy-freezer-dump-meals-for-your-instant-pot/

Made the honey mustard chicken a couple nights ago. Eh. I wouldn't make it again. So far from this list, the red beans are a winner and I liked the orange chicken, but dh would like it better with thighs.

I have the lemon garlic chicken still left in the freezer.

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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #519 on: May 27, 2018, 03:47:07 PM »
So, I was trying to make this.   https://www.noracooks.com/vegan-baked-beans/

I cooked the beans on the bean setting, and followed the directions for the rest (I made the low sugar version, eliminating the brown sugar and using tomato sauce instead of ketchup).  When I returned the ingredients to the Pot, after a few minutes I got an error message and it started beeping.  I think between the molasses and tomato sauce it was overheating, so I turned it into a Corningware casserole and put it in the oven. 
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #520 on: May 28, 2018, 08:24:08 AM »
Maybe it needed some water?

I made ribs yesterday in the IP, and they came out fine, but the pot was hissing the entire time. I stopped it twice and reset the sealing ring (it seemed slightly off, but I put it in all the way and then it seemed off again.) I was cooking 2 racks, thought it might be too crowded, so I took one out, reset the ring, washed everything--the valve, etc, and restarted and it still hissed. It did have pressure when it was done--there was pressure to release--but I don't know why it was hissing like that.

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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #521 on: May 28, 2018, 10:23:00 AM »
Hmmm, maybe itís the little sealing ring/gasket on the pressure release valve?  Iíve pulled that off, cleaned it, and had a better seal there.  Iím guessing at some point, these seals need replacement.
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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #522 on: June 04, 2018, 03:47:22 PM »
tomato sauce if it's thick acts like a solid -  think of it in a pot how the pressure builds and there are big bubbles that erupt if you don't stir

it's too thick for the IP and burns on the bottom

you would need to thin it out or have something else on the bottom of the pot - I didn't read the recipe though

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Re: Instant Pot!
« Reply #523 on: June 04, 2018, 05:32:56 PM »
I think you're right, Stinky.
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