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    18 Things You Should Definitely Buy If You Got An Instant Pot For Christmas

    "I'm only as good as the company I keep." - Your Instant Pot, to its new accessory friends.

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

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    If you spend any time at all on the Facebook Instant Community Pot group, it's obvious — this is probably the most useful accessory. A trivet is essential for lifting your foods up in the pot so they don't get soggy and soaked in the water. You can also use it as a roasting rack!

    Get one from Amazon for $14.99.

    2. This divider that lets you cook three different foods at once, and fits into any pressure cooker larger than 6 quarts., Kohl's

    You can also fudge it with aluminum foil, but this accessory makes life so much easier.

    Get it from Kohl's for $15.99.

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


    Perfect for storing leftovers. Less dishes to clean!

    Get a 6-quart lid from Amazon for $9.95+ (also available in 3-quart and 8-quart lids).

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


    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.

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


    They have other uses, too, like lifting out bowls from the microwave when they're too hot.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $8.99.

    6. A steamer basket insert which is surprisingly versatile.

    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 Walmart for $19.99.

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

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


    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 $8.95+ (available in three sizes and three styles).

    9. Silicone mini-mitts which will save your fingers.


    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 $9.54.

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


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

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

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


    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 the set from Amazon for $10.99.

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

    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 $29.99.

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


    Promising review: "So far I love this pan! I used it to make a cheesecake in my Instant Pot (6 Quart). First time ever doing that. I am new to the Instant Pot 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 $9.99+ (available in four sizes).

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


    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.

    15. Bread pans that stack inside your Instant Pot.


    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.

    Get them from Amazon for $5.68+ (available in eight sizes and styles).

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

    Facebook's Instant Pot community swears by this stuff.

    Get it for $1.99 from Target.

    17. These Instant Pot magnetic skins aren't a must-have, but isn't this darling??

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

    They range from $16-$20 from Etsy and vary in price depending on your IP size.

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

    Target, Michele Roy Cyr / Facebook: InstantPotCommunity

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

    Get it from Target for $35 (also available in gray).

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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