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Cooking Tips

Everyone is always looking for amazing, no fail recipes to rely on.

And, sure, the best recipes do make mealtime easier.

However, it’s not the recipe that makes you more efficient in the kitchen – it’s the process.

What every chef needs are solid cooking tips and hacks that can help to cut down on time spent doing meal prep.

Here are some of my favorites.

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3 Quart or 6 Quart Instant Pot – Which one is best for you?

It can be difficult to decide whether you should buy a 3 quart or a 6 quart Instant Pot, especially if you have a small family or are cooking for yourself. I originally bought a 6 quart Instant Pot DUO60 a few years ago as an upgrade from a standard stovetop pressure cooker. The Instant …

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How to Cut Strawberries Faster Than Your Kids Can Eat Them

This is how to cut strawberries efficiently when your family eats them as quick as you can cut them. We go through a lot of fresh strawberries in our house. My kids eat them like candy – and I would much rather that they eat strawberries instead of candy, so I try to keep up …

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The Best Solution for a Smelly Instant Pot Silicone Ring

If you have a smelly Instant Pot silicone ring, the simplest solution is to buy an extra one. This is why. Trying to clean and deodorize your original silicone ring is an exercise in futility. Silicone absorbs odors during cooking. So you should have two Instant Pot silicone rings – one that you will use …

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Baking Tip: The Easiest Way to Line a Baking Pan with Aluminum Foil

I feel kind of funny writing a whole post about the easiest way to line a baking pan with aluminum foil. But I use this baking tip so often that it really does deserve its own space. And while the technique may seem like common sense, I honestly did not pick up on this until …

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Which Instant Pot to Buy – Pick the size and model that is right for you.

It can be a little tricky to figure out which Instant pot to buy because there are a few choices. HOT NEWS: The Instant Pot DUO 60 is a Prime Day Deal – it’s going on NOW! Check it out here. Two New Instant Pot Models UPDATE: There are now 2 new Instant Pot Models …

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Instant Pot Review – Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Yogurt Maker, and Rice Cooker

In this Instant Pot review, we are going to get up close and personal with an amazing kitchen appliance – the Instant Pot. What is the Instant Pot? Basically, the Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, rice cooker, and skillet, all rolled into one. Even though I had heard amazing …

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