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- Instant Pot is the biggest name in multi-use cookers, but you’ll forget all about them when you see the CHEF iQ Smart Cooker in action.
- This brilliant $200 multi-use cooker has torn me away from my beloved Instant Pot forever, and it’s down to a new all-time low price of $366.
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Can you recall how eye-opening it was when you got your first Instant Pot and started using it? I was recently able to experience that feeling again when I got the new CHEF iQ Smart Cooker to test. Now that I’ve used it and experienced firsthand how much better the cooking experience is when you add in novel features and app connectivity, I don’t see myself ever going back to my old Instant Pot. Seriously, it’s in a totally different league when it comes to smart features.
CHEF iQ’s Smart Cooker looks like just another Instant Pot rival at first glance, though the sleek black design is a sight to behold. Once you turn it on for the first time, however, you can tell right away that the Smart Cooker is something entirely different. Yes, it looks like an Instant Pot. And yes, it offers plenty of different cooking modes like an Instant Pot. But this brilliant kitchen tool is actually the next logical step in the evolution of electric multi-cookers. And for Cyber Monday 2020, it’s on sale at a new all-time low price over at Amazon!
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The first thing you need to know is that the CHEF iQ Smart Cooker is about more than just cooking a meal once you’ve prepared the ingredients and dumped them into the inner pot. This brilliant device connects to the CHEF iQ app and walks you through each step of the process when you’re preparing the meal, from start to finish. These guided recipes are wonderfully easy to follow, just like your favorite YouTube chef tutorials. But these are interactive — the CHEF iQ Smart Cooker will even weigh liquid and dry ingredients as you add each one to the pot, ensuring that you get the perfect result each and every time.
There are more than 300 cooking presets in the Smart Cooker, and it comes with everything you need to use them all. It blew me away the very first time I used it, and I’m not sure I’ll ever be able to go back to my Instant Pot. The CHEF iQ Smart Cooker retails for $400 and it’s worth every penny, but a nice discount on Amazon slashes the price to just $366.01 — a new all-time low.
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Here’s what you need to know from the product page:
- THE CHEF iQ APP: Connect your Smart Cooker to the CHEF iQ App via WiFi and Bluetooth. Access 100+ Guided Cooking recipes and culinary how-to videos, control and monitor your Smart Cooker, and access the Cooking Calculator for precise cooking parameters for every ingredient
- BUILT-IN SCALE: Use the precise built-in scale to easily measure ingredients and cook by weight, simplifying both prep and cleanup-no measuring cups needed. Four integrated smart sensors measure ingredients accurately and tell you exactly how much liquid is needed to cook meals to perfection
- AUTO PRESSURE RELEASE: Automatically releases steam at the end of pressure cooking for increased safety and convenience. Programmed with 3 pressure release methods: quick, pulse, and natural
- GUIDED COOKING: Guided Cooking recipes provide step-by-step video cooking instructions and enable you to send precise cooking parameters to your Smart Cooker for every step, no need to enter time and temp settings or set any timers. Plus, five additional recipes are added to the app each week
- COOKING PRESETS: 300+ presets are stored on the Smart Cooker and 1000+ presets are built into the Cooking Calculator in the CHEF iQ App. Simply input your ingredient and we’ll provide exact cooking time and temp settings
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