Best kitchen cookware for <$100?

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1 year 4 months ago #37724 by 112059

Chelle wrote:

Isamorph wrote: Looks like a great efficient setup. I was wondering if the material on the ledge just above the red alligator battery clip was some sort of seasoning spice?:)


Yes. It's a rare desert spice that can only be harvested by driving down unpaved roads.

And it's combined with a tree-based spice native to Georgia.


They may be rare in the desert but my gutters have no problem finding them.
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1 year 4 months ago #37725 by Mark
Yup just bought my first ever instant pot. Took just 30 minutes for beans. Open box ebay $33
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1 year 4 months ago #37747 by realLexusl21
Guess you have internet connection in the desert?

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1 year 4 months ago - 1 year 4 months ago #37748 by Chelle

lexusl21 wrote: Guess you have internet connection in the desert?


We're out of the desert, now!

There was public WiFi as we passed through Stovepipe Wells, where we were able to spend a few minutes catching up.

And we had a little bit of AT&T in Furnace Creek, where I was able to use a FreedomPop phone to catch up, again.

The other 90% of the time we had nothing.
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1 year 4 months ago #37755 by PEW

Chelle wrote: I cook almost every meal with a pressure cooker. I used stovetop pressure cookers for decades and then added an electric pressure cooker to the mix.

We van camp and are all electric, now. We have a mini Keurig (although sometimes we take a regular 12 cup coffee maker) and we have an Instant Pot.

That's it. That's our camping kitchen-- and there's nothing I can't make with an Instant Pot.

Here we are cooking breakfast in Death Valley, yesterday:


Not quite like this...

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1 year 3 months ago #37890 by PEW
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1 year 3 months ago - 1 year 3 months ago #37894 by KentE

PEW wrote: Wow, $35 for the 8qt electric pressure cooker!

slickdeals.net/f/13114786-insignia-8-quart-multi-function-pressure-cooker-34-99-free-store-pickup


These are a Best Buy brand, and user feedback can be easily researched by searching for the same item on Best Buy's site. We have a similar unit already, so I did not do so-- but when I've looked before, similar Insignia models have gotten positive reviews..
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1 year 3 months ago #37911 by als
Great deal! For new purchases I'm not buying teflon . With our 3'rd great grandchild about to arrive, I'm thinking about my purchases in terms of passing better non toxic stuff on eventually.

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1 year 3 months ago #38374 by PEW

PEW wrote: Well, not under $100 but much better for space constrained. Ninja Foodie


Combo air fryer + pressure cooker.
Not $100 but close... refurbished...

sellout.woot.com/offers/ninja-foodi-pressure-cooker?ref=w_cnt_lnd_cat_home_11_2

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1 year 2 months ago #39529 by PEW
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