BWW Review: EVERYDAY INSTANT POT by Alexis Mersel has Great Recipes for Quick Cooking
The Instant Pot is an innovative cooking appliance that combines the power of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker and yogurt maker. It has taken the home cooking world by storm and it is a top gift for the holiday season. The cookbook, Everyday Instant Pot: Great Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert by Alexis Mersel and published by Weldon Owen is just what every home cook who owns the popular appliance needs. And the manufacturers of Instant Pot have officially authorized this book.
Everyday Instant Pot is wonderfully organized into chapters that help you prepare foods quickly and easily while taking your culinary skills to the next level. The introduction, "Cooking Under Pressure" is by author, Alexis Mersel. She points out to readers, "Because after all, cooking should be fun, and no-fuss, fast, set-and-forget cooking should be just awesome.
The chapter, "Instant Pot Primer" is all the information you need to understand the best uses for your Instant Pot. The cookbook continues with recipe sections that include "Breakfast & Basics," "Mains," "Soups & Stews," and "Desserts." Full color photos by Erin Scott bring Mersel's recipes to life.
You'll like that the recipes use ingredients that are easy to source and represent many different types of cuisine from light fare, to ethnic specialties and comfort food favorites. Imagine making your favorites in a snap like Homemade Yogurt, Strawberry Jam, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, and Polenta. Get the party started with crowd pleasing dishes like French Dip Sandwiches, Chicken & Smoked Sausage Jambalaya, Three-Cheese Mac 'n' Cheese, Smoky Seafood Chowder and Stuffed Artichokes.
This cookbook is a must for every Instant Pot owner and it makes an excellent holiday gift. Everyday Instant Pot: Great Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Dessert can be purchased wherever fine books are sold. You can also order a copy on Amazon.com by visiting: https://www.amazon.com/Everyday-Instant-Pot-electric-pressure/dp/1681884453/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1545574041&sr=1-2&keywords=Everyday+Instant+Pot+by+Alexis+Mersel.
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Weldon Owen