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.


  • rchesser  on  12/9/2018 at 10:19 PM

    Braised Short Ribs

  • aesgemini529  on  12/9/2018 at 10:24 PM

    Carolina pulled pork BBQ!

  • sweatpants  on  12/9/2018 at 10:37 PM

    Corona beans!

  • tcjanes  on  12/9/2018 at 10:55 PM

    Really great chicken and beef stock.

  • AsTheNight  on  12/9/2018 at 11:36 PM

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

  • lpatterson412  on  12/10/2018 at 12:31 AM

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

  • cpattersongo  on  12/10/2018 at 12:32 AM

    Pulled pork!

  • pwsnook  on  12/10/2018 at 2:19 AM

    Braised Ribs

  • Kristjudy  on  12/10/2018 at 5:21 AM

    Braised short ribs

  • mcrimmins  on  12/10/2018 at 5:57 AM

    Pulled Pork

  • vickster  on  12/10/2018 at 6:47 AM

    Pulled pork

  • JRumi  on  12/10/2018 at 7:04 AM


  • FireRunner2379  on  12/10/2018 at 7:47 AM

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

  • Ramtallen1  on  12/10/2018 at 8:22 AM

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

  • yadajm  on  12/10/2018 at 8:38 AM

    Anything vegetarian

  • sarahawker  on  12/10/2018 at 9:18 AM

    The Lamb Gyro

  • Veronik  on  12/10/2018 at 9:23 AM

    Short rib ragù!

  • riley  on  12/10/2018 at 10:28 AM

    Short rib ragu

  • matag  on  12/10/2018 at 11:00 AM

    Braised beef brisket

  • kbiggs  on  12/10/2018 at 11:16 AM

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

  • goodinthekitchen  on  12/10/2018 at 11:27 AM

    Osso buco!

  • mllamas  on  12/10/2018 at 11:36 AM

    A hearty chili

  • MadMom  on  12/10/2018 at 11:38 AM

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

  • Skamper  on  12/10/2018 at 11:52 AM

    Braised short ribs.

  • aqueen220  on  12/10/2018 at 12:03 PM


  • Patoliv1312  on  12/10/2018 at 2:10 PM

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

  • kmn4  on  12/10/2018 at 2:36 PM

    Thai Butternut Bisque

  • southerncooker  on  12/10/2018 at 2:43 PM

    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  12/10/2018 at 3:23 PM

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

  • jinni  on  12/10/2018 at 5:17 PM

    Beans, for the Mushroom and cannellini bean bruschetta.

  • stockholm28  on  12/10/2018 at 7:38 PM

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

  • demomcook  on  12/10/2018 at 8:08 PM

    A nice, hearty beef stew.

  • Waderu  on  12/10/2018 at 9:23 PM

    Thai bisque

  • KarenGlad  on  12/11/2018 at 5:36 AM

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

  • Vanice  on  12/11/2018 at 6:07 AM

    I'd try the Carolina Pulled Pork

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  12/11/2018 at 7:02 AM

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

  • stepspior  on  12/11/2018 at 9:22 AM

    Chicken Cacciatore

  • artthecat  on  12/11/2018 at 2:24 PM

    Shrimp paella

  • twinreader  on  12/11/2018 at 4:14 PM

    Overnight Oatmeal

  • lmatz  on  12/11/2018 at 6:53 PM

    short rib ragu

  • thecharlah  on  12/11/2018 at 8:26 PM

    Chicken stock

  • kbennall  on  12/12/2018 at 4:50 PM

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

  • debbiehb  on  12/13/2018 at 12:24 PM

    Tuscan beef stew

  • daniellespinato1  on  12/13/2018 at 12:31 PM

    Bean soup

  • tennyogirl  on  12/13/2018 at 7:57 PM

    Wheat berry and citrus breakfast salad

  • amylou61  on  12/13/2018 at 8:28 PM

    I'd make chicken soup in the Instant Pot.

  • mpdeb98  on  12/14/2018 at 5:58 PM

    Pulled pork

  • AnneOther  on  12/14/2018 at 7:21 PM

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

  • t.t  on  12/15/2018 at 12:57 AM


  • ToPieFor  on  12/15/2018 at 10:18 AM


  • Steben  on  12/15/2018 at 12:30 PM

    The pulld pork!

  • MiMi60  on  12/15/2018 at 1:59 PM

    Lamb gyros

  • jjankows  on  12/15/2018 at 2:03 PM

    Pulled pork

  • ravensfan  on  12/15/2018 at 7:14 PM

    Pulled Pork

  • Dannausc  on  12/16/2018 at 6:14 AM


  • Sabrina5000  on  12/16/2018 at 9:44 AM

    Spaghetti and meatballs

  • RSW  on  12/17/2018 at 6:14 AM

    Cincinnati Chili

  • pcsperling  on  12/17/2018 at 1:17 PM

    DEFINITELY the Short Rib Ragu

  • eatysmith  on  12/18/2018 at 6:36 AM

    Fennel braised in balsamic vinegar and honey!

  • antpantsii  on  12/18/2018 at 10:46 AM

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

  • katenolan  on  12/18/2018 at 4:31 PM


  • smartie101  on  12/18/2018 at 7:11 PM

    Pulled Pork

  • LaurenE  on  12/19/2018 at 11:51 AM

    Carolina pulled pork BBQ

  • purviska  on  12/20/2018 at 6:53 AM

    chicken stock

  • mlanthie  on  12/21/2018 at 6:14 PM

    Amalfi limoncello cake

  • gottabekd  on  12/21/2018 at 9:34 PM

    Mac and cheese

  • LABeachGal  on  12/21/2018 at 11:21 PM

    I'd love to make chicken soup!

  • Laura1  on  12/22/2018 at 8:41 AM


  • sallansd  on  12/22/2018 at 12:37 PM

    I'd make a beef burgundy first

  • intrepid9923  on  12/22/2018 at 2:07 PM

    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  12/22/2018 at 11:22 PM


  • awesomepossum  on  12/22/2018 at 11:33 PM

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

  • CynthiasCooking  on  12/24/2018 at 9:15 AM

    Mushroom risotto

  • annieski  on  12/26/2018 at 6:08 AM

    yogurt? risotto? beans without soaking?

  • kitchenclimbers  on  12/26/2018 at 11:23 AM


  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  12/26/2018 at 2:04 PM

    I really want to make yogurt.

  • TammyDee  on  12/26/2018 at 4:51 PM

    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  12/26/2018 at 6:36 PM

    Potato Soup

  • bdmltm  on  12/28/2018 at 10:31 PM


  • dtremit  on  12/29/2018 at 9:40 AM

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

  • floridagld  on  12/29/2018 at 5:55 PM

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

  • Vanice  on  12/30/2018 at 5:24 AM

    Pulled pork sounds god

  • wandajb  on  12/30/2018 at 10:30 AM

    I would make a great beef stew!

  • rusthawk  on  12/30/2018 at 1:03 PM

    The first thing I would make is a pork roast.

  • Rosesrpink50  on  12/30/2018 at 3:02 PM

    I would love to try the herbed polenta.

  • JJWong  on  12/30/2018 at 4:24 PM

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

  • sraesc  on  12/30/2018 at 5:33 PM

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

  • ghill  on  1/1/2019 at 11:54 AM

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

  • Veronik  on  1/1/2019 at 2:11 PM

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

  • Karen.2018  on  1/1/2019 at 2:14 PM

    Greek yogurt!

  • miggsy  on  1/1/2019 at 3:40 PM


  • Shelley.b  on  1/1/2019 at 5:37 PM

    Braised short ribs

  • Lisasa  on  1/1/2019 at 5:52 PM


  • banba1  on  1/1/2019 at 7:36 PM

    Butter chicken - yum

  • feliciakw  on  1/2/2019 at 10:10 AM

    Anything sweet! Cake!

  • DarcyVaughn  on  1/2/2019 at 10:50 AM

    Porcini dumplings in broth

  • Sfgordon  on  1/2/2019 at 11:05 AM

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

  • popoff  on  1/2/2019 at 4:22 PM

    Meatloaf and potatoes at the same time

  • PQPantry  on  1/2/2019 at 8:10 PM

    Shrimp paella

  • centraljersey  on  1/2/2019 at 8:33 PM

    You can make focaccia in an Instant Pot?

  • IvyManning  on  1/2/2019 at 9:18 PM

    @centraljersey, yes! You can!

  • ket06e  on  1/3/2019 at 10:26 AM


  • amweeks  on  1/3/2019 at 11:40 AM

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

  • ChefPauli  on  1/5/2019 at 3:44 PM

    Braised Ribs

  • PennyG  on  1/5/2019 at 4:22 PM

    Pot Roast!

  • upstatemissy  on  1/6/2019 at 4:07 PM

    I would make a cheesecake first.

  • janv  on  1/7/2019 at 1:18 PM

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

  • vinochic  on  1/8/2019 at 4:53 PM

    Lots of beans!!

  • Nrshelley  on  1/8/2019 at 5:04 PM

    Any of the one pot pastas

  • Nancith  on  1/8/2019 at 8:09 PM

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

  • Danie  on  1/11/2019 at 10:10 AM

    I would love to do is Carolina pulled pork barbecue !

  • Skamper  on  1/11/2019 at 10:11 AM

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

  • jmay42066  on  1/11/2019 at 11:28 AM

    Pork shoulder for pulled pork

  • Elbyem  on  1/11/2019 at 12:43 PM

    Faux gratin potatoes

  • lgroom  on  1/11/2019 at 2:11 PM

    Thai bisque

  • Amandaspamanda  on  1/11/2019 at 2:28 PM

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

  • VickiN  on  1/11/2019 at 5:51 PM

    Beef Stew

  • Megoola  on  1/11/2019 at 6:04 PM

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

  • Sandy.Toes  on  1/11/2019 at 9:27 PM

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

  • Kayevee  on  1/11/2019 at 9:49 PM

    hard cooked eggs! peel so easy.

  • Kblg  on  1/11/2019 at 10:01 PM

    Short rib ragu

  • paa101  on  1/12/2019 at 6:12 AM

    Carolina BBQ Pulled Pork

  • Aliped  on  1/12/2019 at 9:42 AM

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

  • ktwalla  on  1/12/2019 at 10:16 AM

    Ricotta cheese

  • fbrunetti  on  1/12/2019 at 3:48 PM

    pulled pork

  • dusksunset  on  1/12/2019 at 5:22 PM

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

  • mrscahughes  on  1/12/2019 at 5:27 PM

    Carolina pulled pork BBQ

  • mklittle  on  1/12/2019 at 8:29 PM

    Beef tacos

  • sequoia55  on  1/13/2019 at 3:34 AM

    Pulled pork

  • jim.windle  on  1/13/2019 at 7:58 AM

    Chicken with creamy artichoke sauce

  • PeavineBlues  on  1/13/2019 at 12:20 PM

    Braised beef short ribs

  • klrclark  on  1/13/2019 at 2:51 PM

    Thai Bisque for sure.

  • Karla123  on  1/13/2019 at 4:16 PM

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

  • threefourpfeif  on  1/13/2019 at 9:56 PM

    Stuffed baked potato soup

  • RickPearson54  on  1/14/2019 at 9:01 AM


  • Shana.  on  1/14/2019 at 12:40 PM

    pulled pork

  • Sharkman  on  1/15/2019 at 1:18 PM


  • BMeyer  on  1/15/2019 at 2:57 PM

    limoncello cake

  • tararr  on  1/16/2019 at 1:39 PM

    It makes a good risotto? Than that.

  • KarenDel  on  1/16/2019 at 2:47 PM


  • Emlale  on  1/16/2019 at 3:23 PM

    Pulled pork barbeque

  • edyenicole  on  1/17/2019 at 11:40 AM

    I would make soup!

  • antpantsii  on  1/17/2019 at 10:41 PM

    Yogurt and using the pressure cooking function

  • ckbkcollector  on  1/19/2019 at 2:58 PM

    Shrimp paella

  • lonecook  on  1/19/2019 at 9:21 PM

    beefy taco pasta sounds interesting

  • orchidlady01  on  1/20/2019 at 6:43 PM

    Faux gratin potatoes

  • cowlady  on  1/20/2019 at 7:09 PM

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

  • starzine  on  1/23/2019 at 1:45 AM

    Braised short ribs.

  • nikignu  on  1/26/2019 at 8:06 PM

    Pot roast. Then maybe yogurt!

  • Dmartin997  on  1/26/2019 at 11:39 PM

    French Onion Soup

  • Sabrina5000  on  1/27/2019 at 10:40 AM

    Braised beef short ribs

  • nova  on  1/27/2019 at 7:46 PM


  • outsidereader  on  1/27/2019 at 9:10 PM

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

  • Puguppy  on  1/27/2019 at 9:29 PM

    Pulled pork

  • EmilyR  on  1/28/2019 at 12:00 AM

    short ribs or Indian food

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