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    Instant Pot Question!

    I have a question! We are looking to replace the crock pot on our big truck. We are thinking about an instant potr instead. I have two questions, does anyone know if the pot pulls more power than the crock, and can you use crock pot liners in them?

    Thank you for any help!

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    I used liners in our crock pot but haven't in our instant pot. Seems to easier to clean imo
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    It seems you could use the crock pot liners when you use the IP as a slow cooker, but not when you use it as a pressure cooker.

    I've also heard less than stellar reviews for the IP as a slow cooker. (Heat is just at the bottom vs all around for a traditional slow cooker.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobinAnn View Post
    It seems you could use the crock pot liners when you use the IP as a slow cooker, but not when you use it as a pressure cooker.

    I've also heard less than stellar reviews for the IP as a slow cooker. (Heat is just at the bottom vs all around for a traditional slow cooker.)
    I agree with this. I do know that it seems like people who have had bad results as a slow cooker are not using the lid on venting (they have it on sealing) which seems to cause some problems.

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    Thanks guys! Liner is very useful, when dealing with clean up when you don't always have convenient access to a sink you can really do dishes in! And good to know about its ability as a slow cooker as well. In the end I might get one for the house first so I can really utilize what it can do, before I send off one with the husband!

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    I agree with not being as good of a slow cooker but they do make a glass lid for it for like $15 which I did buy and use to keep things warm when they are done with pressure. I haven't had any issues with cleanup but it would not work with a liner with the normal lid.

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    We bought a casserole style Crock-Pot -convenient to store in the truck-slides under the couch! Made chicken in it last night already! I am going to save the instant pot for the home kitchen for now!

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    I thought this was about weed.

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    With the way the world is going, someone should tap into that!

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    Guess who got an Instant Pot? Me! I can confirm there is no weed.

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