Making great Food is a very difficult thing to do at times. You might tired of hearing about how Instant Pots are so amazing, and how they’re the greatest things since sliced bread. However, most Instant Pots do really live up to their reputation and they actually make preparing meals faster and easier. The Instant Pot Max is a great machine, our main knock on it has been the price but now it is on sale.

Instant Pot Max Review

You can cook meats even if frozen in the Instant Pot Max, or you can cook multiple ingredients in the same pot in a fraction of the time it would take using most other cooking methods.

With the Fall and Winter approaching many home chefs will be turning to making comfort foods. The Instant Pot Max is a perfect machine to prepare warm, old school recipes with. As we are preparing to go into comfort food season once again, an Instant Pot is the ultimate tool for quick meals with a home-cooked vibe. One of the most advanced models, the Instant Pot Max, is on sale for $50.00 off — its lowest price on Amazon ever since its release in winter 2018. Instant Pot is a Canadian company and they know how to survive the winter months in style.

Instant Pot Max Amazon Description:

Sustained 15psi, not only cooks food faster, you can now do home pressure canning; 5 sensors make the Instant Pot Max safer and more dependable pressure sensor, thermal sensors under the cooking pot and inside the lid, and position sensors for the lid and float valve

Large touch screen makes programming seamless, you can set time, temperature, pressure level, delay start and Warm. And what is great for those that live in the mountains. There are options where you can specify your system settings such as your altitude. You can also set your temperature preferences (Celsius or Fahrenheit), sound preferences, and change the time on the display clock.

Nutriboost technology works by creating a boiling motion during pressure cook to break down food, adding nutrition, flavor, and taste to soups and bone broth

Altitude adjustment, eliminates the guesswork from your recipe conversion to provide a more precise cooking time

Ul certified with 13 safety features, new automated venting and lid lock and more. Accurate temperature control within +/ 1degree C or 1. 8 degree F allows for sous vide cooking

A new brushed stainless steel exterior body on the Instant Pot Max, stainless steel interior cooker and inner pot made from food grade 304 stainless steel. It has the stainless steel exterior and inner pot like most other multi-functional pressure cookers, but the display is more elegant than that of your typical cooker. The 6-quart Max is heavy duty.

Packaging and all inserts are produced from 100 percent recyclable materials

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Instant Pot Max Features:

Instant Pot Max Touch Screen

Makes programming seamless, you can set time, temperature, pressure level, delay start and warm.

Steam Release

Now, you can vent by simply touching ‘Venting’ on the screen and selecting your preferred method of releasing pressure, pulse or quick release.

NutriBoost technology

Works by creating a boiling motion during pressure cook to break down food, adding nutrition, flavor, and taste to soups and bone broth.


Not only cooks food faster, you can now do home pressure canning. With the Max pressure cook recipes perfected over time can be prepared as the recipe indicates.

Sous Vide Program

Accurate temperature control within 0.5°C allows you to prepare gourmet style meals. The sous vide function works well, and it maintains an even temperature in the water bath. However, given the size of the inner pot a Sous Vide Cooker like the Fatty Crab‘s top selling Anova Nano may be a better option for larger meals. Using the Sous Vide function the food will still come out perfectly cooked.

Stainless Steel Cooking Pot, Steam Rack & Lid

Food grade 304 (18/8) – no chemical coatings with inner pot markings at ½ and 2/3 for pressure cooking safety. The cooking pot, lid and steam rack are dishwasher safe.

13 Safety Mechanisms

Instant Pot Max has been carefully designed to eliminate many common errors that may cause harm or spoil food.

The Instant Pot Max Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker has been designed with 13 safety mechanisms and patented technologies.

1. Steam Release, 2. Safety Lid Lock, 3. Wireless Lid Detection, 4. Lid Position Detection, 5. Overheat (Burn) Protection, 6. Anti-Block Shield, 7.Automatic Pressure Control, 8. Pressure Indicator, 9. Automatic Temperature Control, 10. Leaky Lid Detection, 11. Self-Diagnostic, 12. Thermal Fuse, 13. Electrical Fuse.

Free Recipe App with over 1000+ Recipes & more

  • Getting Started Videos
  • Create Your Favorites
  • Personalized Grocery List
  • Review and Rate Recipes
  • Share with Friends

Watch the featured video to get started with the Instant Pot Max and discover what’s included with purchase and a brief overview of parts. Learn what to do before first use, and familiarize yourself with the Initial Test Run (Water Test).

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