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Instant Pot DUO80 8 Qt 7 in 1 Multi Use Programmable Pressure Cooker Slow Cooker Rice Cooker Steamer Saut Yogurt Maker and Warmer

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
9.4
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Review Summary - 951 recent, verified reviews

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Food Items
 397
cooking, cooked, rice, meals, cooker
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Made amazing baby back ribs for dinner tonight.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes great food simpler to cook.  ...  "
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" ...  I've made pot roast and am planning to make split pea soup this week, as well as chicken stock.  ...  "
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" ...  The pot is nice and cook really quickly  ...  "
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" ...  I just used twice for meat cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve been using it to try out recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  Rice comes out perfect. ... Stews are well cooked.  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of capacity and you less great recipes.  ...  "
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Baking
 131
cook, instant pot, recipes, pot, meals
+99%
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" ...  Plenty of capacity and you less great recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  cooking meats, pressure cooking, sautéing all good in the Instant Pot.  ...  "
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" ...  This has added a new dimension to cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  other options are fine, i use it mainly for pressure cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome machine, important to read all the instructions to have a safe experience cooking!  ...  "
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" ...  after the cooking period which also adds to the cooking time. ... I'll give it credit for cooking a boneless turkey breast to come out nice and juicy.  ...  "
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" ...  My daughter bought this first and told me of all the great dinners she made with it so I HAD to have one. ... My husband is loving the meals he's getting since I'm actually making dinner more often .  ...  "
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" ...  Go to device for cooking .  ...  "
Ease of Use
 115
easy, recipes, easy to clean, cooker, clean
+98%
-2%
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" ...  Little complicated but once you figure out it works good  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use .  ...  "
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" ...  I can see it will take some time to fully grasp its capabilities but I’m ready to learn.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to learn how to use all the buttons and settings.  ...  "
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" ...  The shells come off so easy, every single one of them!  ...  "
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" ...  Beef stew has never been this easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It takes a little testing at first to get the hang of what a pressure cooker does but this one is so easy to use !  ...  "
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" ...  There are tons of useful and easy to follow recipes on youtube, tons of delicious dishes to choose.  ...  "
Cleaning
 56
pot, easy to clean, easy to use, easy, cooking
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It is easy to use and a breeze to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to clean, and the stainless steal pot has held up well.  ...  "
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" ...  Most recipes can all be done in the same pot which makes clean up an easy task.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleaning it really well can be a little bit of a chore due to the shape of the lid and plastic ring, so I've mostly kept using it for savory dishes.  ...  "
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" ...  Clean up is very easy, and I like that we are not in the kitchen all evening after work.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleaning is easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Clean up is easy.  ...  "
As Gift
 54
christmas, gifts, present, loved, daughter
+100%
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" ...  I loved it do much that I bought 2 more as gifts for my Daughter in laws.  ...  "
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" ...  This purchase is a gift but I have one exactly like it and have loved using it from day one.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought for my Moms birthday, no complaints yet.  ...  "
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" ...  This is one thing my brother wanted for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  I got mine during black friday sales as christmas gift and I LOVE it, so we bought one for my sister-in-law and mother as a christmas gift  ...  "
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" ...  My wife loves it so much, I bought my college aged daughter one for Christmas.  ...  "
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" ...  Best Christmas gift I’ve ever bought myself!  ...  "
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" ...  It was bought as a gift for someone and they seem to like it alot  ...  "
Product Reliability
 52
times a week, weeks, week, several times, times
+77%
-23%
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" ...  works great use it at least once a week  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it a few months now and am very happy.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using the instant pot for several years now.  ...  "
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" ...  Use every week  ...  "
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" ...  I’m a busy working mom.  ...  "
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" ...  Use it several times a week since purchasing it.  ...  "
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" ...  However, so far it has worked extremely.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this a few weeks ago since we have been hearing so much about them and let me tell you, these are the best thing to come around since sliced bread.  ...  "
Programs
 43
cook, oven, slow, pressure, saute
+93%
-7%
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" ...  To cook with.  ...  "
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" ...  If I could only choose one device to cook with, I'd pick it before my stove, oven, toaster, or anything else.  ...  "
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" ...  A must have if you’re a cook!  ...  "
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" ...  The best way to cook!  ...  "
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" ...  It's huge very large (about the size of a new wave oven) but worth the extra space you get inside.  ...  "
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" ...  Go to device for cooking .  ...  "
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" ...  Very seldom use an oven any more .  ...  "
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" ...  I cook 90% of all meals in the instant pot.  ...  "
Build Quality
 34
stainless steel, inner, uses, stainless steel pot, pressure cooker
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I would recommend having a sweet and savory sealing ring.  ...  "
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" ...  The inner pan is heavy stainless steel, everything is working flawlessly to this point.  ...  "
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" ...  we received this item d the box was fine we opened the box and the whole side of the pot was bent in  ...  "
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" ...  The brand matters when you’re purchasing a pressure cooker, and this one is very high quality and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the inner stainless steel pot.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems well made.  ...  "
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" ...  I love my Instant Pot, it is a great pressure cooker, stainless steel.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using mine about 3 years and it is still going strong, even still using the same gasket that came with it, though I have had a new one waiting in case original gasket quits on me.  ...  "
Heating
 31
pot, tastes, cooks, cooking, cooked
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Works wonderful and food tases great!  ...  "
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" ...  Food tastes great.  ...  "
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" ...  The food turned out perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Used the instant pot for hot cereal, roasts and stews.  ...  "
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" ...  I like that there is the option to just warm or sauté food without the lid on, which I’ve done for warming drinks like wassail or sautéing onions and the like.  ...  "
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" ...  I have found that the 6qt heats up and gets to pressure faster than the 8qt.  ...  "
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" ...  This has certainly having a huge impact in providing warm food to my kids.  ...  "
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" ...  You set it and when your food is done, the pot tells you.  ...  "
For Kids
 29
bought, kids, loves, college, son
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Love my instant pot so much I bought 4 more for my kids!  ...  "
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" ...  With 2 kids and a 3rd on it's way we stay busy to say the least so to have something we can just throw all the ingredients in and forget about for 35-40 minutes and have a full meal done has been real nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought for my neighbor she loves it  ...  "
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" ...  As told to me from my son.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to make dinners that take care of themselves while I help my kids with their homework.  ...  "
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" ...  Got my Daughter in law an 8qt.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this for my husband for his birthday and he is in love!  ...  "
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" ...  My grown daughter's family love it, so I ordered one for myself.  ...  "
Marketplace
 29
thank, advertised, shipping, exactly, described
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Great quality, Everything as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you very much  ...  "
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" ...  fast shipping awesome product!  ...  "
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" ...  I looked around and Amazon had the best price for the 8qts.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, exactly as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Item came as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Shipping was quick as usual!  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 29
easy to clean, easy to use, easy, breeze, use and clean
+100%
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" ...  It is easy to use and a breeze to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast meals if you need to and a breeze to clean up  ...  "
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" ...  This results in faster clean up!  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to operate and clean.  ...  "
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" ...  No sticking and great clean up!  ...  "
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" ...  Very diverse in its applications and easy to use, clean and store.  ...  "
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" ...  Also easy to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to use and easy to clean.  ...  "
Capacity
 28
kitchen, family members, addition, useful, us
+96%
-4%
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" ...  We have 5 people in our house and the 8qt is more than big enough for us, smaller families can get a 6qt I'd say.  ...  "
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" ...  Will recommend to friends and family.  ...  "
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" ...  I absolutely LOVE this product and have bought several as gifts for family members.  ...  "
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" ...  For family gatherings we used both.  ...  "
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" ...  Best possible thing a person can buy for their kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Am telling all my family and friends.  ...  "
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" ...  A great addition to our kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  For family of four.  ...  "
Price
 25
worth, money, worth the money, save, pot
+96%
-4%
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" ...  it's worth every penny.  ...  "
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" ...  High quality product with great value.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased through amazon and my reward points paid for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the 8 qt version for a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  I heard a lot of hype and figured at $50 it was a decent gamble.  ...  "
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" ...  This is one of the best on the market.  ...  "
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" ...  It has replaced mostly all of my appliances in my kitchen and at a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  If it holds up for 2 years, I will consider it very good investment.  ...  "
Overall performance
 21
job, slow cooker, slow, simple, cooker
+100%
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" ...  They both do a terrific job .  ...  "
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" ...  fast and delish on the meals I have cooked in it❤️  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Males pinto beans fast!  ...  "
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" ...  Speeds up soups, stews, and chilies that are welcome this winter.  ...  "
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" ...  Speeds up the cooking of tough meats and other things.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus the speed can't be beat.  ...  "
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" ...  Slow cooker or pressure cooker, does both well.  ...  "
Delivery
 20
arrived, received, product, box, since it arrived
+100%
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" ...  Product arrived quickly as advertised, works great!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the quick Prime delivery, too!  ...  "
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" ...  we received this item d the box was fine we opened the box and the whole side of the pot was bent in  ...  "
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" ...  It's great you can cook anything in it I just got it in front of my doorstep fast delivery was right on time love it wil be buying more for family members if you haven't gotten one yet do so your family will thank you it saves time in the kitchen are family loves it.  ...  "
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" ...  So far our Instant Pot delivered exactly what we hoped for.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, cooks to perfection and arrived on time with sufficient packaging.  ...  "
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" ...  Item came as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it for the club, we are all nudists, and everyone leaped for joy when it arrived!  ...  "
Storage
 20
quart, dishes, larger, family, capacity
+100%
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" ...  depending on the vegetables and quantity.  ...  "
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" ...  I really enjoyed using the smaller instapot for side dishes.  ...  "
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" ...  Plenty of capacity and you less great recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  Now I have more room for larger dishes.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes it would be nice to have the larger one for bigger meals, and sometimes the smaller one for convenience of cleaning and countertop space, but the six quart is a good compromise most of the time.  ...  "
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" ...  It isn't large enough to feed a large family so I did buy a larger instant pot for bigger meals, but I still use this one the most for now.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the 8 quart and it is MASSIVE on the outside, but the pot size I was looking for inside the massive beast.  ...  "
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" ...  And I live in the desert so fresh fruit is always available year round and I have no need to can items.  ...  "
Features
 16
function, saut, functions, uses, good
+100%
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" ...  All the different function.  ...  "
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" ...  Multi uses for sure, saute mode is good but make sure you use lots of oil or stuff burns quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  I figured six functions was enough, and the price was very good for this one.  ...  "
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" ...  Sauté feature is my favorite.  ...  "
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" ...  love all the settings.  ...  "
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" ...  So many uses and functions!  ...  "
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" ...  Love the pressure cooker feature!  ...  "
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" ...  I especially like the yogurt maker feature.  ...  "
Size
 15
small, versatile, smaller, made, convenient
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Perfect size for my family of 5, and so early to learn to use.  ...  "
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" ...  heavy duty, works like a charm  ...  "
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" ...  I am single and this is a great size.  ...  "
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" ...  It is perfect for small dinners or small sides.  ...  "
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" ...  We love the bigger size & quality material it’s made of.  ...  "
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" ...  I ordered this for medium size roasts and bigger meals.  ...  "
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" ...  So happy they made this in a smaller size.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s very versatile & convenient.  ...  "
Comfort
 15
cooker, cookers, years, used, release
+80%
-20%
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" ...  It takes a little testing at first to get the hang of what a pressure cooker does but this one is so easy to use !  ...  "
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" ...  Best pressure cooker I've ever owned.  ...  "
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" ...  Love this Pressure Cooker!  ...  "
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" ...  So much less fussy to use than my regular pressure cooker.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used all kinds of pressure cookers over the last 30 years.  ...  "
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" ...  Helped me over my fear of pressure cookers.  ...  "
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" ...  However, I took the dive when it went on sale this fall and am very glad I did.  ...  "
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" ...  First time actually using a pressure cooker.  ...  "
Returns
 11
returning, replacement, returned, mine, tried
+27%
-73%
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" ...  I’ll be calling to get a replacement!  ...  "
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" ...  I tried returning this and UPS was suppose to pick up. ... It never got picked up and now I can't return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I should have returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  We threw out the box so could not return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I plan on returning it  ...  "
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" ...  Bought the extra lid or would send back.  ...  "
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" ...  The only problem is the replacement broke after 3 or 4 uses too.  ...  "
Controls
 10
buttons, like, yogurt, right, pressure
+70%
-30%
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" ...  I like the new red pressure button and some of the newer settings.  ...  "
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" ...  It has Buttons that tell you exactly what to do.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how the Cancel button stops everything if I need another program right away.  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons may seem overwhelming at first, but if you follow the water test like you're supposed to, it's a good way to get you used to them before diving in with food  ...  "
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" ...  The buttons are the right size.  ...  "
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" ...  Once you figure out the controls it works but it takes A WHILE to figure those controls out.  ...  "
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" ...  You have to learn how to use all the buttons and settings.  ...  "
Freebies
 10
pot, recipes, cook book, online, came
+100%
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" ...  Lots of recipes online.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish it came with a larger recipe book.  ...  "
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" ...  I found the recipe booklet very helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  Even the cook book left alot of everyday items out.  ...  "
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" ...  I also have the Insta Pot cook book - handy to help learn to use the pot effectively and get creative.  ...  "
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" ...  The pot itself comes with a recipe book and there are so many more online and we are yet to find a recipe that isn't amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is very popular so there is no shortage of recipes.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with what was advertised Instant pot recipe book was full of good ideas and hints.  ...  "
Setup
 9
started, easy, used, set, read
+67%
-33%
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" ...  arrived on time, easy to setup, and started to use it the first day.  ...  "
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" ...  This is certainly not a fault of the product and their getting-started-guide is definitely a must-read.  ...  "
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" ...  You'll need YouTube for proper operational instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus easy setup.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions were clear and I was able to set it up and start cooking in 15 minutes.  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
exactly, described, works, picture, one
+100%
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" ...  The order is exactly as expected!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, exactly as described!  ...  "
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" ...  I forgot to take a pic.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality, Everything as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing is as-advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect, exactly as pictured and described!  ...  "
For Fun
 8
use, makes cooking
+100%
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" ...  wow how much fun this is perfect roast and vegies.  ...  "
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" ...  Having fun trying all of the options.  ...  "
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" ...  Having fun with it!  ...  "
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" ...  Fun to use  ...  "
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" ...  It's actually fun to use it!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm going to have fun with this  ...  "
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" ...  Makes cooking easier and more fun.  ...  "
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" ...  I am happy with the appliance and having fun learning to use it.  ...  "
Design
 8
steel inner pot, stainless steel inner, stainless, meals, looking
+100%
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" ...  Added marks with a metallic silver-colored Sharpy to make lining up the lid easier to see.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks huge in my kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Love that it has stainless insert!  ...  "
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" ...  Look to many fast and healthy meals!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice helpers in the kitchen.  ...  "
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" ...  Looking forward to using all its functions  ...  "
User Manual
 6
manual, instructions, usual, manual setting, make
+17%
-83%
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" ...  As usual with Chinese manufactured products, they don't make any effort to make a manual that ordinary American-English speaking people can understand.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using the insta pot for a few days now and even after following the direction on the user manual I've realized that the food sticks to the bottom every time I cook.  ...  "
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" ...  The instructions have contradictions and errors.  ...  "
Cables
 6
power, new, love
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Wish the power cord is a little bit longer.  ...  "
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" ...  2nd time now I have bought from warehouse - item was missing power cord - pretty hard to use without power cord.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the flame retardants found in the cord are disheartening.  ...  "
Hair
 5
cuts, use, pressure, easy, steel cut
+80%
-20%
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" ...  Its essentially an easy to use pressure cooker that cuts braising time from hours to minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  I made Pulled Pork from Boston Butt cut and it was wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  Cuts cooking time down and easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Steel Cut Oatmeal for breakfast….  ...  "
Software Platform
 4
ip, instructions
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Im New to the IP craze that's become the buzz.  ...  "
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" ...  So many recipes in the pamphlet and through the app.  ...  "
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" ...  The 14 smart programs help a lot.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
got, defective, received, pot, opened
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The other item I got form the warehouse was defective.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 4
device, awesome
+100%
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" ...  I have several friends that have now purchased them and they are hooked!  ...  "
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" ...  Great multi use device.  ...  "
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" ...  I’m hooked!  ...  "
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" ...  An awesome device.  ...  "
Fit
 4
one, fit, tender, small, side
+75%
-25%
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" ...  It does put off a lot of steam so you need to be able to run it in a safe place.  ...  "
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" ...  You can not go wrong with this cooker , very safely engineered.  ...  "
Gaming
 3
changer
+100%
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" ...  it is a game changer.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a new game in town!!  ...  "
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" ...  Ohhh man this thing is a game changer!  ...  "
Apps
 3
recipes on pinterest, lot
+100%
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" ...  So many recipes in the pamphlet and through the app.  ...  "
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" ...  tons of recipes on Pinterest!  ...  "
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" ...  The 14 smart programs help a lot.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
youtube, video
+100%
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" ...  After I watched a couple videos I tested it out and I’m in love with this  ...  "
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" ...  And the getting started video is really help me.  ...  "
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" ...  There are some great videos on YouTube.  ...  "
Washer Dryer
 3
pinto beans, meat, good
+100%
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" ...  It saves so much time and also money since cooking dry grains and legumes is so quick.  ...  "
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" ...  And the meat is juicy and moist, never dry!  ...  "
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" ...  Pinto beans from dry in a fraction of the time, fresh and so good!  ...  "
Speed
 3
5, 15, took
+67%
-33%
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" ...  and have a meal in less than 15 minutes.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes the best roast in 50 minutes.  ...  "

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