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    19 Essential Instant Pot Accessories You Need Immediately

    Unlock the magic with all the accessories that veteran Instant Pot users swear by.

    1. A set of two tongs that lets you easily lift out the inner pot when it's too hot to touch.

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    Get 'em from Amazon for $8.99.

    2. A non-stick ceramic liner that is way easier to clean than the stainless one your IP comes with.

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    This is hands-down the most essential accessory. You'll want an extra liner anyway — one to make dinner in while last night's is in the dishwasher. But besides that, the non-stick coating is a godsend, especially when it comes to things like sauces which easily burn and leave scour-worthy marks on the bottom of the pan.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    3. A steamer basket insert is surprisingly versatile.

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    Yes, it's great for steaming veggies, but it's also a surprisingly useful accessory for tasks like hard-boiling eggs (the basket goes straight from the IP to a big bowl of ice water) or making bone broth (it easily separates the broth from the carcass).

    Get it from Wal-mart for $19.99.

    4. This bundt cake pan which fits perfectly into a 6-qt Instant Pot.

    5. Extra sealing rings — one for sweet and one for savory foods.

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    The sealing ring is the part of your Instant Pot that is most likely to absorb odors. Using different rings will keep your cheesecake from tasting meat flavored 🤢.

    Get a pair from Amazon for $11.95.

    6. This silicone sling makes removing things from the IP a breeze, and doubles as a trivet.

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    A trivet is essential for lifting your foods up in the pot so they don't get soggy and soaked in the water.

    Get one from Amazon for $14.99.

    7. Silicone mini-mitts, aka finger savers.

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    They cover your fingers and thumb so you can get anything out of your Instant Pot without burning yourself.

    Get a pair from Amazon for $9.95.

    8. A silicon mold for sous vide breakfast bites that are even better than the ones from Starbucks.

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    You can also make other adorable bite-sized things in it, like banana bread.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    9. A double set of stackable trivets so you can cook two things at once.

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    This set comes with a short and tall trivet so you can accomplish incredible feats of human achievement like hard boiling 14 eggs at once.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    10. Along the same lines, this stackable double decker steamer insert lets you steam two things at the same time.

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    Wanna make steamed rice and chicken teriyaki? Steamed salmon and veggies? Get yourself a steamer insert that can do both.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    11. A springform pan for making things like lasagna, cheesecake, meatloaf, cakes and banana bread.

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    Promising review: "So far I love this pan! I used it to make a cheesecake in my instantpot (6 Quart). First time ever doing that. I am new to the instantpot cooking, so I was pretty nervous. It came out perfect! My daughter who isn't a huge fan of cheesecake loved it! I heard a lot of people talking about leaking pans. I was worried but no leaks here. I can't wait to make more things." - Angie from Texas

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in 7-inch and 10-inch, as well as black or silver).

    12. A wooden spoon with an angled corner.

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    Wooden utensils will keep your non-stick coating intact, and the corner is imperative for getting those last delicious bits out.

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    13. A glass lid if you ever want to use your IP in slow cooker or sauté mode.

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    You'll be able to see what's goin' on in there during non-pressure-cooker tasks, like making yogurt. It's also great for when you want to serve your friends and family right out of the pot. Oh, and check your kitchen cookware first before buying — you might find that you already own a lid that fits.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.59.

    14. A silicone lid that fits your IP liner perfectly.

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    Perfect for storing leftovers. Less dishes to clean!

    Get a 6-qt lid from Amazon for $9.95 (also comes in two other Instant Pot sizes, 3 and 8 quarts).

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    The Instant Pot just might replace your entire oven. If you own at least a 6-quart IP, you can make two loaves at once by stacking the pans crossways.

    These are $14.97 from Amazon.

    16. Bar Keepers Friend, the one cleaning product that will get your stainless steel pot looking new again.

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    Facebook's Instant Pot community swears by this stuff.

    Get it for $1.99 from Target.

    17. This 10-piece set which has pretty much everything you need.

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    Get it from Amazon for $31.99.

    18. These Instant Pot vinyl wraps aren't a must-have, but isn't this darling??

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    The Etsy shop AllWrappedUpIP has a bunch of cool designs to choose from.

    They start at $11 from Etsy and vary in price depending on your IP size.

    19. And finally, a cart to hold your precious Instant Pot and all your new must-have accessories.

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    It's like a very functional R2D2 in your kitchen.

    Get it from Target for $30. Also comes in gray.