It seems like everyone and their best friend has an Instant Pot these days. While there has been a lot of hype around the Instant Pot it’s for a good reason! This innovative pressure cooker is nothing like your Grandmother’s pressure cooker. Not only is it a lot more safe making it less scary to use, but it can also do so much more too. Although did you know Instant Pot has an array of other wonderful appliances that you need in your kitchen too? From blenders to air frying ovens they offer almost every small cooking appliance you will ever need!
Whether you’re shopping for a holiday gift, birthday present, wedding gift, or simply shopping for yourself we’re going to share with you some of the best Instant Pot appliances and Instant Pot accessories that every kitchen needs.
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We’re going to start with the most popular Instant Pot gadget of them all, the Instant Pot pressure cooker. Instant Pot has several different pressure cooker models to choose from. Some have wi-fi capabilities for tech-savvy people, others have a sterilizing feature which is great for parents but ultimately you have to choose the best one for you.
The Instant Pot Duo Plus can do just about everything you’ll want a pressure cooker to do. For example, this model can act as a pressure cooker, a slow cooker, a rice cooker, a yogurt maker, a steamer, a warmer, an egg cooker, a sterilizer, and can sauté too. By replacing so many kitchen gadgets you can see why it’s worth taking up space in your kitchen.
The Instant Pot Pressure Cookers come with a stainless steel inner pot that works great but having options is always a good thing. Buying a second inner pot will come in really handy, especially when you plan on cooking your side dishes and main dish all in the Instant Pot. This way you don’t have to wash the pot right away just to use it again.
As an added bonus, this inner pot has a non-stick coating yet it is completely safe and free of harmful chemicals such as Teflon. Further, it is dishwasher safe and available in 3, 6, and 8-quart sizes.
Accessories for your Instant Pot can be super helpful. This silicone starter set is great for a few reasons. Firstly, the set comes with a pair of silicone mitts, a heat resistant silicone pad, and a silicone suction lid.
All 3 products are dishwasher and freezer safe, made of food-safe silicone, and are BPA-free. The mitts are ideal for removing the inner pot after cooking while the pad can be used once you’re ready to serve your food. Finally, the suction lid is great for storing your food or keeping your food warm in the pot until you’re ready to eat!
While the sealing rings are a very important part of the Instant pot, they are known to hold smell. So to prevent your freshly cooked cheesecake from smelling like last night’s chili, be sure to always keep two (or more) silicone rings on hand.
By doing so you’ll be able to dedicate a ring to savory dishes and one for sweet. Further, these rings are made of high-quality, food-safe silicone and are BPA-free. As a bonus, they’re also dishwasher safe.
The Instant Pot glass lid is made of tempered glass. It’s designed to be used when your Instant Pot Pressure Cooker is in the keep-warm mode as well as during the sauté and slow cook programs.
The lid is dishwasher safe, and oven safe too up to 428 degrees Farenheit. The clear view will allow you to keep an eye on your food which comes in handy while making yogurt and other dishes too.
For when you want to steam your favorite veggies be sure to use a steaming basket. There are a few great features of this steamer basket that sets it apart from the rest.
Firstly, it’s made of heat resist silicone and will fit in any pot with a diameter of 7 inches and more. Second, the steamer basket is dishwasher safe and rolls up for compact storage. Finally, not only can you use this in your Instant Pot but you can use it in a regular cooking pot on the stove-top too — your choice!
These silicone egg bite molds have become quite popular in the Instant Pot community world. If you haven’t tried Starbucks copycat egg bites be prepared to be amazed. But more than that, the mold can help you make customizable egg bites for on-the-go breakfast, chocolate chip banana bread bites, poached eggs, and more!
These egg bite molds come as a set of 2 and can fit in a 3, 5, 6, and 8-quart Instant Pot. They’re made from food-grade silicone, are BPA-fee, are nonstick, and dishwasher safe. They even come with a lid for storing in the fridge or freezer. Further, the molds are also oven and microwave-safe too.
Much like pressure cookers, air fryers are hitting the market as one of the hottest small kitchen appliances. While they have been around for a while, air fryers these days come with many amazing features making it even more worth the purchase.
Enjoy deliciously fried food with up to 95% less oil using the Instant Vortex Air Fryer. This 4-in-1 appliance can air fry, roast, bake, and reheat food to perfection. Its 6-quart capacity will allow you to cook a 2-pound bag of fries, a 4-pound whole chicken, and so much more. You’ll also enjoy the simple controls, and dual display that gives accurate time and temperature readings.
The Instant Pot gadgets just keep getting better. The Instant Pot Air Fryer Oven can do everything the air fryer can do but more! With 7 built-in smart programs, you can air fry, roast, broil, bake, dehydrate, reheat, and rotisserie!
It’s essentially a miniature oven that can sit on your countertop. With little to no preheating time, you’ll be able to whip meals together in a hurry. Plus it doesn’t heat up your kitchen, which is a great option, especially during the summer. Finally, all of the accessories including the drip pan, cooking trays, forks, rotisserie basket, and spit are all dishwasher safe making cleaning easy.
The Instant Pot Duo Crisp and Air Fryer is everything you love about pressure cooking and air frying combined into one impressive kitchen appliance. This 8-quart Instant Pot is 1 appliance that comes with 2 lids that will allow you to lock in juice with pressure cooking and add a crispy finish with an air fry.
Further, using the pressure cooker lid you’ll be able to pressure cook, sauté, steam, slow cook, sous vide, and keep warm. With the air fryer lid, you’ll be able to air fry, roast, bake, broil and dehydrate. The possibilities are truly endless!
Every foodie will appreciate fun cooking accessories that fit perfectly in the Instant Pot. This silicone springform pan will help you make everything from Instant Pot chocolate cheesecake to Instant Pot French Toast casserole, and even delicious Instant Pot frittata, but also so much more too.
The silicone springform cake pan is designed for 5, 6, and 8-quart Instant Pots. It has a tempered glass base so that you can easily prepare, cut, and serve all on the same platter. It’s also dishwasher safe and heat resistant up to 450 degrees Farrenheit. If you enjoy this cake pan, you may also like this silicone loaf pan.
The Instant Pot Aura Multicooker looks like a slow cooker but it is so much more than that. This 6-quart cooking appliance can roast, stew, bake, steam, sear/sauté, ferment, cook rice, make yogurt, and of course, can slow cook too.
With 10 smart programs, you can cook with the touch of a button, however, you can also choose custom cooking times and temperatures to accommodate almost any recipe. Further, with a 24-hour delay start time, you’ll be able to postpone the cooking start time to have dinner ready when you are. The automatic keep-warm function will also ensure your food stays hot until you’re ready to eat.
Many Instant Pot models come with the capability to make yogurt. So to ensure your delicious homemade yogurt remains fresh, you’re going to need storage jars!
These 7 oz jars come as a set of 20. They’ll keep an airtight seel to ensure your food stays fresh. You can store anything from homemade yogurt, apple butter, sauces, and more.
The Instant Omni Plus is so much more than a regular toaster oven. This 9-in-1 multi-use toaster oven can toast, airy fry, dehydrate, bake, broil, roast, proof bread dough, and reheat leftovers.
It has a large 26-liter capacity as well as 7 smart programs so that you can cook with the touch of a button. There is no need to calculate temperature, weight, or time with the smart programs! Further, the oven comes with several accessories such as an oven rack, cooking pan, air fryer basket, rotisserie spits, forks, and a rotisserie lift.
Pair this toaster oven bakeware set with the Instant Pot toaster oven or the air frying oven for a perfect gift. This set comes with two 6-cup mini muffin pans, one loaf pan, one large baking sheet, one round baking pan, and one round cake pan.
The bakeware has a non-stick coating and is made of durable carbon steel. This set will certainly fulfill all your baking needs from muffins to cakes, and more!
This baking pan set would make a great addition to the previous bakeware set. Who doesn’t love accessories?
This set comes with two pizza pans, one cookie sheet, one cooking rack, one broil pan, and one bake and broil pan. It also has a nonstick finish which will prevent stuck-on food.
Attention all foodies, if you love sipping on fresh smoothings and enjoy drinking delicious warm soup then the Instant Pot Ace Plus Blender is for you! With a concealed heating element, you’ll be able to cook soup right in your blender.
There are 4 hot blending programs that will allow you to make chunky or smooth soups, sauces, and more! Whereas the 4 cold blending programs make it easy to whip together milkshakes, smoothies, dips, alternative milk, and more! The blender also comes with accessories such as a food tamper, measuring cup, a cleaning brush, and a food-safe, machine washable strainer bag.
Get the most out of the Instant Pot Ace Blender by pairing the gift with this cookbook. It’s full of 75 mouthwatering recipes that have been fully tested in the Instant Pot Ace Blender.
With this cookbook, you’ll learn how to make hot soups, stew, side dishes, frozen treats and more! Some example recipes are margaritas, herbed spinach dip, dark chocoalte mousse but there are many other enticing ideas too.
The sous vide trend is on the rise and for good reason. This cooking method cooks food in a plastic pouch or glass jar in a water bath at a low temperature for a longer than usual cooking time.
The Instant Pot Accu Slim Sous Vide will help you create restaurant-quality dishes at home. It’s easy to use and has touch screen digital controls. It can clamp securely onto the Instant Pot inner pot or another pot or container of your choice.
While an Instant Pot inner pot or regular pot will do the trick, part of the fun of sous vide is being able to watch the food cook. So instead, you could gift your bestie the Instant Pot Accu Slim Sous Vide as well as this Rubbermaid Sous Vide Container.
These containers are available in many sizes from 2-quart up to 22-quarts — your choice! When you’re not using the container for sous vide, you can use it for marinating or brining meat as well as for food storage too.