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Inspired by her viral New York Times article "Why Do Cooks Love the Instant Pot®? I Bought One to Find Out," Melissa Clark's Dinner in an Instant has all new recipes that bring her signature flavor-forward dishes to everyone's favorite countertop appliance.

Dinner in an Instant gives home cooks recipes for elevated dinners that never sacrifice convenience. Beloved for her flawless recipes, Melissa Clark turns her imagination to the countertop appliances that have won American hearts from coast to coast. Recipes include Fresh Coconut Yogurt, Japanese Beef Curry, Osso Buco, Smoky Lentils, Green Persian Rice with Tahdig, and Lemon Verbena Crème Brulee.
Dinner in an Instant provides instructions when possible for making the same dish on both the pressure cooker and slow cooker settings, allowing home cooks flexibility. Symbols guide the reader toward Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten Free dinners.
Fresh, approachable, and classic, Dinner in an Instant is Melissa Clark's most practical book yet.



About the Author

Melissa Clark

Food writer and cookbook author Melissa Clark is staff reporter for the New York Times Food section, where she writes the popular column "A Good Appetite" and appears in a weekly cooking video series.

Melissa has written thirty-eight cookbooks, including her latest, Dinner: Changing the Game, published by Clarkson Potter. Other books include collaborations with some of New York City's most celebrated chefs, including Daniel Boulud (Braise) , David Bouley (East of Paris) , Andrew Feinberg (Franny's) , Claudia Fleming (The Last Course) , Bruce and Eric Bromberg (Blue Ribbon Cookbook) , and former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses (The Perfect Finish) .

Her work has been honored with awards by the James Beard Foundation and IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) , and has been selected for the Best Food Writing series. Melissa is a regular guest on the Today show and Rachael Ray. She has also been a judge on Iron Chef America. She's been a frequent guest host on the NPR radio show The Splendid Table and is a regular guest on The Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC.

Born and raised in Brooklyn, Melissa lives there with her husband and daughter. She loves anchovies, radishes, chicken feet, and lox but not in that order.



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