Instant Pot IP DUO60 Pressure Cooker Review – The Best Cooker Money Can Buy!

Do you know the benefit of Best Electric Pressure Cookers like Instant Pot IP DUO60 Pressure Cooker in the modern times? The modern pressure cookers do not create harsh noises as the old ones once did.

With sleek and compact design and new features, pressure cookers (especially the best of the best electric pressure cookers) these days will help you to cook delicious foods while taking the hustle away.

Instant Pot is one of the budget friendly options among these cookers. This device takes the “Multi-Functionality” to the next level while integrating a lot of the other features.

Even after taking in digital controls, a heap of features, safety mechanisms within itself, it manages to provide stellar performance while cooking.

This Instant Pot IP DUO60 Pressure Cooker Review will discuss things in a little more detail.

Instant Pot IP Duo60 Pressure Cooker


Designed for durable and comfortable usage

Durability is one of Instant Pot’s specialties. The company uses sturdy components to build the outer and inner part that are hard to take apart or cause any dent or even break. Instant Pot IP DUO60 Pressure Cooker comes with stainless steel outside frame for starters.

The control panel and handle are made with strong plastic. The combination of black plastic and steel will look perfectly “In Sync” with any kitchen. Added bonus is, you’ll get more years out of this cooker thanks to the steel on outer section.

The inner pot of this cooking machine is also made with strong steel. It will provide you delicious and hygienic food. The pot and other parts are relatively easier to clean.

The cooking pot can be cleaned by dishwater. Though, you may find it little hard to clean the rim with water. Using wet cloths to clean such areas can be a viable solution.

Multi-functional cooker will cook various recipes

Instant Pot IP DUO60 Electric Pressure Cooker is renowned for its excellent multi-functional features. You will get 14 programs for cooking experimental delicious foods. The various item settings on the control panel will let you try different items like, soup, rice, meat, vegetables and many more.

The slow-cook feature will cook an item without spoiling the taste of it. Thanks to this, you won’t have to compromise vitamins or minerals and lose the nutritional value. You can use the steamer option to prepare vegetables sealing the flavor.

Before reviewing Instant pot IP DUO60, I had to use this for about a year or so. I can authentically say that pressure cooker cooking has never been this fun experience for me.

Keep warm and fry option to ensure maximum comfort

If you are in need of faster cooking service, then you can use the dual pressure function. The “keep-warm” feature of this pressure cooker will keep your meals edible even after hours of cooking. You can go to anywhere after start cooking, the meal will still be ready for a family dinner when you come back.

To use the fry option, simply select the sauté temperature settings of Instant Pot.  The multi-functional options of this pressure cooker will make your life easier in the kitchen.

A Cooker Designed for Safer Cooking

Instant Pot IP DUO60 comes with an improved and well-designed steam release system that will make cooking worriless and safe. Monitoring when the steam release handle is set sealing and when it is on venting is easy! Just set the release handle to “venting” for releasing the pressure.

If you are looking for more pressured cooking, you can set it to “Sealing.” The pressure cooker is designed with advanced safety mechanisms. Well, 10 of them!

The float valve is right next to the steam release handle. This valve will automatically rise to release the extra pressure of the cooker. The valve will automatically get down when the pressure releases. I could easily check if the pressure is released and then opens the cooker safely.

There is a magnetic sensor in the “Lid Area” that tells people when it is unsafe or safe to close the lid. Also, automatic temperature control helps you to cook your food without burning.

When the current spikes up, this cooker cuts the fuse to save people from a potentially disastrous situation. The cooker never clogs due to debris thanks to the Anti-Blockage System.


  • Sturdily built for long term use.
  • 14 different functions make cooking very easy
  • Hygienic and safe pressure cooker
  • Steam release handle will provide safety
  • Various features in the control panel for people to experiment with
  • Comes with 10 proven safety mechanism


  • The rim around the pressure cooker is a bit hard to clean with dishwater

FAQ About the Product

Can Instant Pot IP DUO 60 Pressure Cooker be used for Pressure Canning as well?

That depends on what type of pressure canning you want to do. There are two types of “Canning” so to speak. One, when people boil water and then can acid fruits or jelly. The second type of canning involves canning in higher pressures and temperature.

The USDA hasn’t yet tested Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cookers for Pressure Canning. However, you can use it for boil canning.

Can I cook frozen foods?

Absolutely yes, the pressure cooker is one of the best pressure cookers you can own for a reason. It can cook items no matter how cold they are.

Why Would You Buy Instant Pot IP DUO60 Pressure Cooker?

To put it bluntly, I liked the “Multiple Cooking Functions” of Instant Pot IP DUO60. I could use rice, soup, bean chili, stew and others programmed settings to try various recipes for your daily meal. My family loves the taste of the food.

The pot and the cooker are very easy to operate and clean. The cooker is very hygienic and energy efficient with the cooking pot. With reviewing all the options and features, the Instant Pot IP DUO60 Pressure Cooker is a great choice for any professional cook or homemaker.

Alicia Porter

Hi! This is Alicia Porter. Recipes are my favorite pass time. A lot of the recipes I learned and keep learning involve pressure cooking. That is why I use a lot of pressure cookers. I have a small team that has helped me to document my reviews through this website. I am grateful to each one of you for visiting this site and inspiring me! Cheers!

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