Instant Pot Prize Package

Today we have a promotion on Ivy Manning’s Instant Pot Italian: 100 Irresistible Recipes Made Easier Than Ever and Instant Pot Miracle 6 Ingredients or Less: 100 No-Fuss Recipes for Easy Meals Every Day that includes a giveaway of an Instant Pot DUO Plus 60, 6 Qt 9-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Egg Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, Warmer, and Sterilizer to give those books a workout.

Italian food is a perfect partner for your Instant Pot. Rich and meaty braises, one-pot pastas, risotto, stuffed artichokes, and so much more can be made quickly freeing you up for other pressing matters. This authorized cookbook offers 100 delicious, sure-to-please recipes for weeknight cooking and beyond. Recipes take advantage of the Instant Pot’s many settings, allowing you to perfectly sauté and simmer a variety of dishes with just the push of a button. Long-cooking foods like grains and beans (Fall farro with pears and walnuts, Corona beans with tomato and sage) as well as slow stews and braises (Tuscan beef stew, Chicken with creamy artichoke sauce) finish in half the time of stovetop cooking. But other hacks and surprises abound, too – set-it-and-forget it recipes for focaccia, quick pickles, no-oven-required cakes and cheesecakes, and even DIY ricotta.

Our  takes you inside Instant Pot Italian: 100 Irresistible Recipes Made Easier Than Ever and shares the following 


What could be easier than getting meals on the table with a push of a button? Doing it with only six ingredients or less. This book which is also authorized by Instant Pot offers no-fuss recipes that complement the many functions of the multi-cooker. Recipes include braises, soups and stews, healthy breakfasts (for anytime of day), pastas and grains, and more. For even more convenience, one-pot recipes are noted with icons throughout, and some versatile recipes can be made using either the Instant Pot’s pressure-cook or slow-cook function, so you can cook according to your schedule. “Tasty tips” and serving suggestions offer even more flexibility to make the most of ingredients you already have on hand. 

Our  takes you inside Instant Pot Miracle 6 Ingredients or Less: 100 No-Fuss Recipes for Easy Meals Every Day and shares the following 


Instant Pot is the iPhone of multi-cookers. Every time you turn around there is a new exciting feature or product. Whether you have the Instant Pot Ultra 6 Qt 10-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker; the Instant Pot DUO Plus 60, 6 Qt 9-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker (see my review here); the Instant Pot Duo Mini 3 Qt 7-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker (see my review here); or one of the other models, you want to make better use of this time and space saving machine and Ivy’s books will surely help. 

We’ve tagged all related Instant Pot posts with #instantpot so you will be able to click that link and see articles, cookbook recommendations and more. 

The publisher is offering a set of Ivy’s books with Instant Pot providing one Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 to an EYB Member in the US or Canada. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

What is the first thing you would like to learn to make in an Instant Pot?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won’t be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post. Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on January 27th, 2019.

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  • rchesser  on  December 9, 2018

    Braised Short Ribs

  • aesgemini529  on  December 9, 2018

    Carolina pulled pork BBQ!

  • sweatpants  on  December 9, 2018

    Corona beans!

  • tcjanes  on  December 9, 2018

    Really great chicken and beef stock.

  • AsTheNight  on  December 9, 2018

    Faux gratin potatoes. I'm a sucker for anything gratin.

  • lpatterson412  on  December 10, 2018

    I heard someone boils eggs in theirs! Sounds like an easy place to start!

  • cpattersongo  on  December 10, 2018

    Pulled pork!

  • pwsnook  on  December 10, 2018

    Braised Ribs

  • Kristjudy  on  December 10, 2018

    Braised short ribs

  • mcrimmins  on  December 10, 2018

    Pulled Pork

  • vickster  on  December 10, 2018

    Pulled pork

  • JRumi  on  December 10, 2018


  • FireRunner2379  on  December 10, 2018

    I would like to make barbacoa beef in the Instant Pot.

  • Ramtallen1  on  December 10, 2018

    The first thing I’d like to make is shrimp fried rice

  • yadajm  on  December 10, 2018

    Anything vegetarian

  • sarahawker  on  December 10, 2018

    The Lamb Gyro

  • Veronik  on  December 10, 2018

    Short rib ragù!

  • riley  on  December 10, 2018

    Short rib ragu

  • matag  on  December 10, 2018

    Braised beef brisket

  • kbiggs  on  December 10, 2018

    As someone from NC, I can't wait to try the pulled pork.

  • goodinthekitchen  on  December 10, 2018

    Osso buco!

  • mllamas  on  December 10, 2018

    A hearty chili

  • MadMom  on  December 10, 2018

    I would like to try some cake in mine, either the Almalfi Limoncello Cake of some other!

  • Skamper  on  December 10, 2018

    Braised short ribs.

  • aqueen220  on  December 10, 2018


  • Patoliv1312  on  December 10, 2018

    I would make the Butternut Bisque. That sounds delicious especially this time of the year.

  • kmn4  on  December 10, 2018

    Thai Butternut Bisque

  • southerncooker  on  December 10, 2018

    I already have an IP but I'd love to have a second. The first thing I made in mine was mac and cheese but it didn't turn out well. Since then I've made many successful and delicious recipes in my Instant Pot. I'm always up to try more.

  • annmartina  on  December 10, 2018

    The first thing I made in my first Instant Pot was risotto. I've been hooked ever since.

  • jinni  on  December 10, 2018

    Beans, for the Mushroom and cannellini bean bruschetta.

  • stockholm28  on  December 10, 2018

    This may be boring, but I want to learn to make beans without soaking overnight.

  • demomcook  on  December 10, 2018

    A nice, hearty beef stew.

  • Waderu  on  December 10, 2018

    Thai bisque

  • KarenGlad  on  December 11, 2018

    A good (and fast!) roast chicken…the pesto roast chicken sounds good.

  • Vanice  on  December 11, 2018

    I'd try the Carolina Pulled Pork

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  December 11, 2018

    I'd love to make macaroni and cheese in my instant pot.

  • stepspior  on  December 11, 2018

    Chicken Cacciatore

  • artthecat  on  December 11, 2018

    Shrimp paella

  • twinreader  on  December 11, 2018

    Overnight Oatmeal

  • lmatz  on  December 11, 2018

    short rib ragu

  • thecharlah  on  December 11, 2018

    Chicken stock

  • kbennall  on  December 12, 2018

    Basically anything involving breakfast – I struggle like crazy with it! Something hot and quick (overnight oatmeal, maybe?) would be useful.

  • debbiehb  on  December 13, 2018

    Tuscan beef stew

  • daniellespinato1  on  December 13, 2018

    Bean soup

  • tennyogirl  on  December 13, 2018

    Wheat berry and citrus breakfast salad

  • amylou61  on  December 13, 2018

    I'd make chicken soup in the Instant Pot.

  • mpdeb98  on  December 14, 2018

    Pulled pork

  • AnneOther  on  December 14, 2018

    To be perfectly honest, I'd postpone trying the pressure cooking function and go for the yogurt function first!

  • t.t  on  December 15, 2018


  • ToPieFor  on  December 15, 2018


  • Steben  on  December 15, 2018

    The pulld pork!

  • MiMi60  on  December 15, 2018

    Lamb gyros

  • jjankows  on  December 15, 2018

    Pulled pork

  • ravensfan  on  December 15, 2018

    Pulled Pork

  • Dannausc  on  December 16, 2018


  • Sabrina5000  on  December 16, 2018

    Spaghetti and meatballs

  • RSW  on  December 17, 2018

    Cincinnati Chili

  • pcsperling  on  December 17, 2018

    DEFINITELY the Short Rib Ragu

  • eatysmith  on  December 18, 2018

    Fennel braised in balsamic vinegar and honey!

  • antpantsii  on  December 18, 2018

    Wow. So many things to try.
    Beans in the pressure cooker
    Yogurt making,
    Perfect rice.
    The list goes on

  • katenolan  on  December 18, 2018


  • smartie101  on  December 18, 2018

    Pulled Pork

  • LaurenE  on  December 19, 2018

    Carolina pulled pork BBQ

  • purviska  on  December 20, 2018

    chicken stock

  • mlanthie  on  December 21, 2018

    Amalfi limoncello cake

  • gottabekd  on  December 21, 2018

    Mac and cheese

  • LABeachGal  on  December 21, 2018

    I'd love to make chicken soup!

  • Laura1  on  December 22, 2018


  • sallansd  on  December 22, 2018

    I'd make a beef burgundy first

  • intrepid9923  on  December 22, 2018

    I would love to make the butternut bisque for myself as my husband hates it and I could make it in a hurry and savor the whole thing myself!… would be heaven in a bowl!

  • PQPantry  on  December 22, 2018


  • awesomepossum  on  December 22, 2018

    Something simple like bone broth would be awesome in an instant pot. So much faster than the slow cooker method.

  • CynthiasCooking  on  December 24, 2018

    Mushroom risotto

  • annieski  on  December 26, 2018

    yogurt? risotto? beans without soaking?

  • kitchenclimbers  on  December 26, 2018


  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  December 26, 2018

    I really want to make yogurt.

  • TammyDee  on  December 26, 2018

    I'd probably start with something simple to make, or at least something that seems simple. I'd try making real baked beans, from dry beans.

  • Aspeer3567  on  December 26, 2018

    Potato Soup

  • bdmltm  on  December 28, 2018


  • dtremit  on  December 29, 2018

    I've heard flan works great — would love to try it!

  • floridagld  on  December 29, 2018

    my grandmas recipe for beef short ribs and gravy.
    generally it takes a long time to braise for tenderness.

  • Vanice  on  December 30, 2018

    Pulled pork sounds god

  • wandajb  on  December 30, 2018

    I would make a great beef stew!

  • rusthawk  on  December 30, 2018

    The first thing I would make is a pork roast.

  • Rosesrpink50  on  December 30, 2018

    I would love to try the herbed polenta.

  • JJWong  on  December 30, 2018

    I love gyros, so I'd try the lamb gyros!

  • sraesc  on  December 30, 2018

    A chicken stock that has great chicken flavor and is low in sodium.

  • ghill  on  January 1, 2019

    I love making yogurt in my instant pot. It surpasses anything you can buy in stores.

  • Veronik  on  January 1, 2019

    I already have one but would love to another for my sister in law!

  • Karen.2018  on  January 1, 2019

    Greek yogurt!

  • miggsy  on  January 1, 2019


  • Shelley.b  on  January 1, 2019

    Braised short ribs

  • Lisasa  on  January 1, 2019


  • banba1  on  January 1, 2019

    Butter chicken – yum

  • feliciakw  on  January 2, 2019

    Anything sweet! Cake!

  • DarcyVaughn  on  January 2, 2019

    Porcini dumplings in broth

  • Sfgordon  on  January 2, 2019

    I'd like to try making a layered stew with multiple different beans/grains/meat that all cooks at once.

  • popoff  on  January 2, 2019

    Meatloaf and potatoes at the same time

  • PQPantry  on  January 2, 2019

    Shrimp paella

  • centraljersey  on  January 2, 2019

    You can make focaccia in an Instant Pot?

  • IvyManning  on  January 2, 2019

    @centraljersey, yes! You can!

  • ket06e  on  January 3, 2019


  • amweeks  on  January 3, 2019

    I saw a recipe for chicken & dumplings that I'd love to make in the instant pot!

  • ChefPauli  on  January 5, 2019

    Braised Ribs

  • PennyG  on  January 5, 2019

    Pot Roast!

  • upstatemissy  on  January 6, 2019

    I would make a cheesecake first.

  • janv  on  January 7, 2019

    I can make yogurt in one of these?!? First on list.

  • vinochic  on  January 8, 2019

    Lots of beans!!

  • Nrshelley  on  January 8, 2019

    Any of the one pot pastas

  • Nancith  on  January 8, 2019

    rice or beans-it's got to be less messy than stovetop!

  • Danie  on  January 11, 2019

    I would love to do is Carolina pulled pork barbecue !

  • Skamper  on  January 11, 2019

    I was going to say cheesecake, but the fennel braised in balsamic vinegar and honey sounds amazing!

  • jmay42066  on  January 11, 2019

    Pork shoulder for pulled pork

  • Elbyem  on  January 11, 2019

    Faux gratin potatoes

  • lgroom  on  January 11, 2019

    Thai bisque

  • Amandaspamanda  on  January 11, 2019

    I would love to learn how to make one pot weekday meals, something i can make quickly for a healthy weeknight dinner!

  • VickiN  on  January 11, 2019

    Beef Stew

  • Megoola  on  January 11, 2019

    I'd first cook some Rancho Gordo beans in a new instant pot.

  • Sandy.Toes  on  January 11, 2019

    Baby Back Ribs! I'm all in for weeknight ribs.

  • Kayevee  on  January 11, 2019

    hard cooked eggs! peel so easy.

  • Kblg  on  January 11, 2019

    Short rib ragu

  • paa101  on  January 12, 2019

    Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork

  • Aliped  on  January 12, 2019

    I’m really curious to try making cheesecake in an instant pot!

  • ktwalla  on  January 12, 2019

    Ricotta cheese

  • fbrunetti  on  January 12, 2019

    pulled pork

  • dusksunset  on  January 12, 2019

    Thai butternut bisque (though if the pot could peel the squash, it would be fantastic!).

  • mrscahughes  on  January 12, 2019

    Carolina pulled pork BBQ

  • mklittle  on  January 12, 2019

    Beef tacos

  • sequoia55  on  January 13, 2019

    Pulled pork

  • jim.windle  on  January 13, 2019

    Chicken with creamy artichoke sauce

  • PeavineBlues  on  January 13, 2019

    Braised beef short ribs

  • klrclark  on  January 13, 2019

    Thai Bisque for sure.

  • Karla123  on  January 13, 2019

    I'd like to make Chana Masala in an Instant Pot.

  • threefourpfeif  on  January 13, 2019

    Stuffed baked potato soup

  • RickPearson54  on  January 14, 2019


  • Shana.  on  January 14, 2019

    pulled pork

  • Sharkman  on  January 15, 2019


  • BMeyer  on  January 15, 2019

    limoncello cake

  • tararr  on  January 16, 2019

    It makes a good risotto? Than that.

  • KarenDel  on  January 16, 2019


  • Emlale  on  January 16, 2019

    Pulled pork barbeque

  • edyenicole  on  January 17, 2019

    I would make soup!

  • antpantsii  on  January 17, 2019

    Yogurt and using the pressure cooking function

  • ckbkcollector  on  January 19, 2019

    Shrimp paella

  • lonecook  on  January 19, 2019

    beefy taco pasta sounds interesting

  • orchidlady01  on  January 20, 2019

    Faux gratin potatoes

  • cowlady  on  January 20, 2019

    I have heard everyone rave about how great hard boils eggs are from an Instantpot so I would try that first.

  • starzine  on  January 23, 2019

    Braised short ribs.

  • nikignu  on  January 26, 2019

    Pot roast. Then maybe yogurt!

  • Dmartin997  on  January 26, 2019

    French Onion Soup

  • Sabrina5000  on  January 27, 2019

    Braised beef short ribs

  • nova  on  January 27, 2019


  • outsidereader  on  January 27, 2019

    I'd like to try making the Carolina pulled pork barbecue.

  • Puguppy  on  January 27, 2019

    Pulled pork

  • EmilyR  on  January 28, 2019

    short ribs or Indian food

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