6 Ways an Instant Pot Can Pay for Itself

2. Throw away the takeout menus

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It’s tough to pass up those quick take-out meals — orange chicken from Panda Express, butter chicken from your favorite Indian restaurant or Mongolian beef from the Asian restaurant down the street.

But just do a web search for your favorite takeout dish and add the phrase “Instant Pot.” You’ll find simple and quick recipes for all of them.

Better yet, search for the recipe you want along with the name of your Instant Pot model. Mine’s a Duo 60 Plus, and some recipes written for earlier models had me hunting for the “manual” button when mine had renamed it “pressure cook.”

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