Dinner in an Instant: 75 Modern Recipes for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot

Dinner in an Instant: 75 Modern Recipes for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot

by Melissa Clark


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Inspired by her viral New York Times article "Why Do Cooks Love the Instant Pot®? I Bought One to Find Out," Melissa Clark's Dinner in an Instant has all new recipes that bring her signature flavor-forward dishes to everyone's favorite countertop appliance.

Dinner in an Instant gives home cooks recipes for elevated dinners that never sacrifice convenience. Beloved for her flawless recipes, Melissa Clark turns her imagination to the countertop appliances that have won American hearts from coast to coast. Recipes include Fresh Coconut Yogurt, Japanese Beef Curry, Osso Buco, Smoky Lentils, Green Persian Rice with Tahdig, and Lemon Verbena Crème Brulee.

Dinner in an Instant provides instructions when possible for making the same dish on both the pressure cooker and slow cooker settings, allowing home cooks flexibility. Symbols guide the reader toward Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten Free dinners.

Fresh, approachable, and classic, Dinner in an Instant is Melissa Clark's most practical book yet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781524762964
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 65,017
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

MELISSA CLARK is a staff writer for the New York Times where she writes the popular column "A Good Appetite," and stars in a weekly complementary video series. The winner of James Beard and IACP Awards, she is a regular on Today and NPR (The Splendid Table, The Leonard Lopate Show). Melissa earned an MFA in writing from Columbia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why I Wrote This Book 9

Getting to Know Your Electric Pressure Cooker 10

Yogurt, Cheese + Eggs

Plain Yogurt 18

Soy Milk Yogurt 19

Fresh Coconut Yogurt 20

Homemade Ricotta 21

Eggs Cooked Hard or Soft 25

Shakshuka with Herbed Yogurt Sauce 26

Steel-Cut Oats with Maple Syrup + Currants 27

Eggs with Spinach, Smoked Salmon, + Pickled Shallots 28

Leek + Artichoke Frittata 31


Garlicky Cuban Pork 35

Spicy Tamarind Baby Back Ribs 36

Classic Beef + Bean Chili 38

Korean Chile-Braised Brisket + Kimchi Coleslaw 41

Port-Braised Short Ribs with Star Anise 43

Japanese Beef Curry 44

Wine-Braised Oxtails with Fennel 46

Osso Buco 48

Classic Boeuf Bourguignon 50

Lamb Tagine with Apricots + Olives 52

Braised Roman-Style Lamb with Herbs + Peas 54

Braised Pork with Garlic, Fennel + Olives 56

Smoky Barbecue Chicken 57

Chicken + Dumplings 58

Coq au Vin Rosé 60

Coconut Curry Chicken 62

Middle Eastern Spiced Chicken + Rice with Eggplant 64

Duck Confit 67


Shrimp Scampi with White Wine + Fennel 70

Mussels with Garlic + Lager 71

Indian Butter Shrimp 72

Thai Coconut Clams 75

Vietnamese Caramel Salmon 76

Tuna Confit with Rosemary + Garlic 79

Spanish Garlicky Squid + Chorizo 80

Grains + Pasta

Guidelines for Brown + White Rice 84

Garlic Rice 85

Creamy Macaroni + Cheese 87

Wild Mushroom, Pancetta + Pea Risotto 88

Saffron Risotto 91

Wild Rice Salad with Clementines + Pine Nuts 92

Classic Polenta 93

Green Persian Rice with Tahdig 95

Farro Pilaf with Spiced Cauliflower, Pine Nuts + Raisins 97


Moroccan Chickpeas + Kale 103

Indian Chickpeas with Tomatoes + Onions (Chana Masala) 104

Smoky Lentils + Sausage 105

Hummus 106

Yellow Split Pea Dhal with Cumin + Ginger 108

Black Beans with Green Chiles + Cumin 109

Garlicky Beans with Broccoli Rabe ill


Bone Broth or Chicken Stock 114

Vietnamese Chicken + Rice Soup 117

Chicken Soup with Dill 118

Split Pea Soup with Ham Hocks 119

Butternut Squash Soup with Coriander + Lemon 120

Red Lentil Soup with Mint Oil 122

Red Curry Vegetable Noodle Soup 123

French Onion Soup 125

Beef Barley Vegetable Soup 126


Beets with Dill, Lime + Yogurt 131

Tangerine Carrots with Ricotta, Chives + Walnuts 132

Artichokes with Garlic Mayonnaise 134

Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream + Chives 135

Green Beans, Italian Grandma-Style 138

Butter-Braised Yukon Gold Potatoes 139

Maple Chile-Glazed Sweet Potatoes 140

Butternut Squash with Tahini, Pomegranate + Mint 141


Butterscotch White Chocolate Pudding 144

Bittersweet Chocolate Pudding 147

Bread Pudding with Dried Cherries + Kirsch Crème Anglaise 148

Rice Pudding with Cardamom + Rose Water 149

Fresh Mint Crème Brûlée 150

Classic Vanilla Bean Cheesecake 151

Coconut Cheesecake 152

Dulce de Leche 155

Steamed Lemon Pudding 156

Acknowledgments 157

Index 158

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Dinner in an Instant: 75 Modern Recipes for Your Pressure Cooker, Multicooker, and Instant Pot 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
When a top foodie writes a book for something like an Pressue Cooker or IInstant Pot, one needs to take notice, Melissa Clark is the real deal offering up some amazing, worthy recipes. This is a book for people who are serious about making quality food that is guest worthy in your appliance. While not specifically an Instant Pot cookbook, there is a lot of options for whatever item you own.