Still don't own a pressure cooker? As of today, price is no longer an obstacle: For a limited time, and while supplies last, Best Buy once again has the Insignia 6-quart Multi-Function Pressure Cooker for just $29.99, which ties the lowest price I've ever seen for any cooker of this size. Shipping will run you $6 unless you opt for store pickup.
Alternately, add something to your cart that costs at least $5.01, which will bump you to the $35 minimum needed to bag free shipping. For example, this Casio calculator is $6.99.
Insignia's cooker appears nearly identical to the equivalent Instant Pot. It offers 10 preset modes for things like rice, meat, soup and even cake. It features a delayed-start option, an automatic keep-warm function and a dishwasher-safe non-stick pot.
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Sounds good on paper, right? Here's the most telling detail: The Insignia cooker has a 4.7-star average rating from over 3,300 Best Buy customers — and a whopping 98% of them would recommend this product to a friend.
If you're not convinced this is a must-have kitchen appliance (trust me, it is), here are five reasons you need an Instant Pot — and some great recipes to get you started.
Thirty bucks, people!
Originally published last year. Updated to reflect new sale price or availability. Removed expired bonus deal.
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