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About Anne-Marie Nichols

Sharing easy, stay at home recipes for whatever diet you're on! When I'm not doing recipe development, I'm a Star Trek loving, beagle mama.

When Is It Safe to Open My Instant Pot?

Wondering when can I open my instant pot? The lid of an Instant Pot is designed to lock into place during the cooking cycle.

However, some people are tempted to open it up before the food is done.


Seriously? Today’s modern pressure cookers’ safety features mean that it’s impossible to open your pot in the middle of cooking. So not to worry if you’re tempted!

Sweet potatoes sitting on a trivet in a Instant Pot pressure cooker.

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