The Instant Pot is a Canadian-designed small kitchen appliance.
The cost of the Instant Pot is about $125 to $300, depending on model, size and outlet.
The abilities of this magical machine are many: The appliance can be used as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, porridge maker, yogurt maker and steamer. Nothing is more appealing to busy parents then a meal made in half the time. If you are intimated with the machine just ask a friend for a demo or search for youtube videos.
Facebook IP groups are plentiful and recipes can be found for the beginner and the advanced instant pot users.
If you are cooking for a larger family purchasing a Instant Pot that is 6 or 8 qt would be recommended, Here is a simple way to understand the features.
Lux Instant Pot -has no low temp settings Doesn't make yogurt and will not connect to the App.
Duo (3rd edition) is 7 -in-1 pressure cooker and much more, plus makes yogurt
Smart + App can do all the above, has a larger screen for viewing and connect to app via blue tooth.
Freeing up time to have more family time or much need time to yourself makes this an appealing purchase.
*Laura Robin from the Ottawa Citizen wrote a great review.You can find her article here: http://ottawacitizen.com/life/food/the-instant-pot-invented-in-ottawa-is-the-hottest-multi-cooker-in-kitchens