Test Kitchen Tips

Our Test Kitchen is full of culinary experts who have picked up plenty of handy tricks and techniques over the years. Check out our favorite cooking tips that’ll make cooking and baking at home easier than ever.

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Instant Pot Cooking Guide: Our Test Kitchen’s Best Recipes, Tips & More

Our Test Kitchen reveals the best Instant Pot recipes (including Instant Pot hard-boiled eggs!), our favorite products and the...

How to Find the Right Pressure Cooker for You

Wondering where to start with a pressure cooker? Our pressure cooker buying guide lays out the basics, from size and...

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Is Instant Pot the Best Pressure Cooker? We Put It to the Test

To find the best pressure cooker, our Test Kitchen tried the most popular brands on the market—including Instant Pot.

11 Instant Pot Secrets You Won’t Find in the Owner’s Manual

That's right! We asked Taste of Home Community Cooks who love their Instant Pots to share their best tips from...

6 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Instant Pot

You already love the Instant Pot. Just wait until you know the techniques that will bring your Instant Pot cooking...

5 Things You Should Never Make in an Instant Pot

The Instant Pot is our new kitchen hero, but there are a few things this multi-tasking tool just shouldn't do.

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Here’s What Those Buttons on Your Instant Pot Actually Mean

The practical guide you've always wanted for those confusing Instant Pot buttons and settings.

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5 Mistakes Everyone Makes With Their Instant Pot

This fast-cooking device can save you time if you avoid these common Instant Pot mistakes. And our Test Kitchen experts...