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The Instant Pot no-pressure cookbook : 100 low-stress, high-flavor recipes / Laurel Randolph ; photographs by Staci Valentine.
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2018.

Physical Description:
ix, 179 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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641.587 RAN Book Adult General Collection
641.587 RAN Book Adult General Collection

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The Instant Pot® is the latest cooking sensation, but many people are intimidated by their appliances or simply use them to make the same basic recipes over and over again. Laurel Randolph, author of the #1 bestselling book The Instant Pot® Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook, is about to change that! Going far beyond soups and stews, The Instant Pot ® No-Pressure Cookbook introduces readers to the versatility and adaptability of this miraculous kitchen gadget. The book is filled with recipes that will spice up your cooking, including dishes inspired by cuisines from around the world like Biryani with Currants and Cashews, Chorizo Hominy Grits, and Shakshuka with Harissa and Feta. Electric pressure cooking offers a host of advantages, among them speed, convenience, flavor, and nutrition. With Laurel's guidance even Instant Pot ® novices will soon be whipping up healthy, flavorful meals. With recipes that cover every meal and food group--from Spiced Banana Steel Cut Oats and Green Curry with Chicken, Eggplant, and Shishito Peppers to Vietnamese Brisket Tacos and even Pineapple Rum Mug Cakes--The Instant Pot ® No-Pressure Cookbook is an indispensable companion to every Instant Pot®!

Author Notes

Laurel Randolph has been a food writer for ten years and a cook since she was old enough to properly hold a whisk. She is the bestselling author of The Instant Pot® Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals. She has written for numerous publications including The Spruce, Paste Magazine, Serious Eats, and Table Matters.

Table of Contents

The Real Reasons Why Pressure Cooking Is Greatp. 3
A Note on Instant Pot Modelsp. 4
Things That I Forget to Do Sometimes and You Might Forget Toop. 4
Equipmentp. 5
Terminologyp. 6
Ingredients Worth Mentioningp. 8
A Note on No-No Foodsp. 10
Adjusting Recipesp. 11
Savory Chickpeas and Tomatoes with Fried Eggsp. 15
Spiced Farro with Stewed Plumsp. 16
Breakfast Sausage and Corn Congeep. 17
Spiced Banana Steel-Cut Oats for Twop. 18
Steamed Egg Cupsp. 19
Breakfast Deviled Eggsp. 20
Brown Rice Breakfast Risottop. 22
Shakshuka with Harissa and Fetap. 23
Cherry and Chocolate Chip Oatmealp. 25
Brown Butter and Pear Wheat Berry Bowlp. 26
Polenta and Soft-Boiled Eggs with Gremolatap. 28
Meaty Mains
Chicken and Olive Taginep. 33
Hainanese Chicken Ricep. 34
Green Curry with Chicken, Eggplant, and Shishito Peppersp. 36
Chicken Molep. 38
Easy Bo Ssamp. 40
Pork Chops and Rhubarbp. 42
Lazy Al Pastorp. 43
Andouille Sausage Pot Piep. 45
Brats and Beetsp. 46
Spicy Bolognesep. 47
Vietnamese Brisket Tacosp. 48
Beef Roast with Leeks and Turnipsp. 50
Lamb Shanks with Red Chimichurrip. 53
Braised Short Ribs with Mushroomsp. 54
Nicoise Saladp. 55
Steamed Fish with Greens and Miso Butterp. 56
Veggie Mains
Roasted Tomato and Feta Risottop. 61
Farro "Fried Rice"p. 62
Chip ode Pinto Beans and Wild Ricep. 63
Charred Vegetable and Cheese Gritsp. 64
White Bean Ragu Spaghettip. 66
Red Curry with Kabocha Squashp. 67
Saag Tofup. 68
Jackfruit Barbecue Sandwichesp. 71
Creamy Dal with Crispy Onionsp. 72
Chickpeas with Spinach and Roasted Red Pepperp. 73
Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbagep. 74
Artichoke Heart and Lemony Pea Pastap. 76
Biryani with Currants and Cashewsp. 78
Tamale Piep. 81
Parmesan Pumpkin Risottop. 82
Grainy and Beany Sides
Forbidden Rice with Grapefruit and Jalapeñop. 87
Zesty Refried Black Beansp. 88
Chorizo Hominy Gritsp. 89
Cheesy Rice and Baby Broccolip. 90
Beans 'n' Porkp. 92
Farro with Mixed Herb Pestop. 93
Israeli Couscous Saladp. 95
Boston Brown Breadp. 96
Creamy Cauliflower and White Cheddar Rotinip. 97
Giant White Beans and Romescop. 98
Sticky Ricep. 100
Chinese Five-Spice Black-Eyed Peasp. 101
Quinoa Salad with Edamame and Cornp. 103
Barley and Sugar Snap Pea Saladp. 104
Bleu Cheese and Caramelized Onion Polentap. 106
Boiled Peanutsp. 107
Veggie Sides
Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Pancettap. 111
Ghee Mashed Potatoesp. 112
Glazed Beets with Chive Sour Creamp. 113
Sesame and Garlic Whole Carrotsp. 114
Creamed Collard Greensp. 116
Stewed Kale with White Wine and Breadcrumbsp. 117
Braised Cabbage, Fennel, and Applesp. 119
Red Potatoes and Green Beans with Herb Aiolip. 120
Mashed Plantainsp. 121
Eggplant and Goat Cheese Crostinip. 123
Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Mashp. 124
Stewed Parsnips and Carrotsp. 125
Braised Artichoke with Tahini Saucep. 127
Soups and Stews
Creamy Lots of Mushrooms Soupp. 131
Garbure (Ham and White Bean Stew)p. 132
Black Lentil Soup with Bacon andp. 133
Chard Smoky Shrimp Pozolep. 134
Root Vegetable Soup with Garlicp. 136
Croutons Chicken Paprikash Stewp. 138
Turkey Black Bean Chilip. 139
Green Tortilla Soupp. 141
Preserved Lemon and Garlic Lambp. 142
Stew Chicken and Split Pea Soupp. 143
Creamy Spinach and Potato Soupp. 144
Vegetarian Gumbop. 145
Cheater Ramen (Japanese Chicken Noodle Soup)p. 146
Beer and Bean Chilip. 148
Curried Cauliflower and Butternutp. 149
Squash Soup Spicy Chicken Sausage Pasta e Fagiolip. 151
Sauces and Sweet Stuff
Carrot, Ginger, and Turmeric Dressingp. 155
Charred Tomato and Pepper Marinarap. 156
Many Pepper Hot Saucep. 157
Quince Chutneyp. 158
Vanilla Stewed Stone Fruitp. 159
Mango and Black Sesame Rice Puddingp. 160
Salted Caramel Flanp. 162
Sweet and Spicy Persimmonsp. 163
Pineapple-Rum Mug Cakesp. 165
Strawberry-Rhubarb Compotep. 166
Apple and Pear Saucep. 168
Chai Teap. 169
Hot Spiced Cranberry Ciderp. 170
Indexp. 171