Carla Makes Polenta Cacio e Pepe: Instant Pot Essentials | From the Test Kitchen | Bon Appétit

  • Published: 08 February 2018
  • Carla shows us how to make Polenta Cacio e Pepe using the hot new trend in cooking appliances–Instant Pot.

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Comments • 390

  • HBY
    HBY  4 weeks back

    Can BA make a long series on instant pot recipes. Make everyone in the KITCHENT use it!

    • R. D'Mitry Boyce
      R. D'Mitry Boyce  1 months back

      What's the difference between polenta and grits?

      • Electric Ham
        Electric Ham  1 months back

        Would love to see some ninja Foodi recipes 😜

        • Blade2INPI
          Blade2INPI  1 months back

          I don’t know, I find the existential requirements of choosing a type pressure cooker very intimidating... electric..stove top...what kind of person am I...The meaning of Life?...I think I will just order pizza.

          • GabeDonzelli
            GabeDonzelli  1 months back

            I’ll make this polenta, but I’ll use my own broth instead of water. The flavor is much better. And I make yoghurt in the Instant Pot all the time. It cannot be better.

            • N.B. Kristjansson
              N.B. Kristjansson  2 months back

              Bring back the Instant Pot segments

              • Justin Plante
                Justin Plante  2 months back

                I can't eat food that I don't like to pronounce

                • hungerofthepine
                  hungerofthepine  2 months back

                  I know this is an old video, but Carla, pink is totally your color!! 💕

                  • Romaikeslife
                    Romaikeslife  2 months back

                    “I’m going to season the water with salt.” must be the most whitebread-culture cooking step I’ve ever heard

                    • Skintel N.Keychain
                      Skintel N.Keychain  2 months back

                      Dude I love Paulina Calcium and Pepe the frog

                      My favourite

                      • Lonnie. Schleper
                        Lonnie. Schleper  3 months back

                        Carla try your short ribs. In the instant pot?

                        • Faith Rich Fidler
                          Faith Rich Fidler  3 months back

                          I'd love to see more instant pot/ninja foodi recipes ... and especially if Carla can give us some WFPBNO versions of the dishes. ;)

                          • Brian D
                            Brian D  3 months back

                            Pressure cooker Risotto is also awesome, and easy. Screw the stirring and ladling.

                            • kay davis
                              kay davis  3 months back

                              Making this tonight! Thanks for demo.

                              • Vincenzo's Plate
                                Vincenzo's Plate  3 months back

                                Oh my gosh!! Good idea

                                • Geo Mondiale
                                  Geo Mondiale  4 months back

                                  Good vid, but I'd use it for rice, because I prefer being involved with stirring polenta...

                                  • Apryl Evans
                                    Apryl Evans  4 months back

                                    Is polenta, grits??! 🤔

                                    • Megan Gass
                                      Megan Gass  3 months back

                                      They are the same ingredient but cooked differently. So yes but no at the same time.

                                  • john alt
                                    john alt  4 months back

                                    CARLA LA BORIQUA.

                                    • Alex kruysman
                                      Alex kruysman  4 months back

                                      Where is Brad!

                                      • Dave Mann
                                        Dave Mann  4 months back

                                        You got me buying a Le Creuset dutch oven when I can afford it. But I own an Instant Pot so please please make tons of videos on how to use it. That would be amazing!!!

                                        • Rimuru
                                          Rimuru  4 months back

                                          Molly is just watching 😂

                                          • Otto Solano
                                            Otto Solano  5 months back

                                            What kind of Andy and Chris are these? like, how can someone change so much in a year and a half?

                                            • Cody Forbes
                                              Cody Forbes  5 months back

                                              That polenta is far too watery, polenta isn’t soup

                                              • cristian rivera
                                                cristian rivera  5 months back

                                                More Carla's Instant Pot experiments🙏🙏🙏

                                                • Meh
                                                  Meh  5 months back

                                                  I could totally see Andy lost in a k-hole, mindlessly stirring polenta for a helluva lot longer than 40 minutes.

                                                  • Brodin PAD
                                                    Brodin PAD  6 months back

                                                    Carla Move, You’re Blocking My View Of Andy. 😭😂

                                                    • Parker Kim
                                                      Parker Kim  6 months back


                                                      andy: i LivE iN a StuDio apArtmEnT

                                                      • John Amidon
                                                        John Amidon  7 months back

                                                        For me, the Instant Pot really shines at taking a tough cut of meat like beef shin in stew or braise and turning it fork tender and very tasty. It infuses the meat w/ flavor while it tenderizes.

                                                        • Ray Larkin
                                                          Ray Larkin  8 months back

                                                          "You can make yogurt! I don't want to, I wanna buy yogurt!"
                                                          And that is the wonderful that is Carla. (So cute) 🤗

                                                          • stefanManiak262011
                                                            stefanManiak262011  8 months back

                                                            Mamaliga! pt Romanii nostrii!

                                                            • Sierra
                                                              Sierra  8 months back

                                                              The recipe says to bring the mixture to a simmer but the video doesn’t mention anything about that. Do I just skip it?

                                                              • Captan Winky
                                                                Captan Winky  9 months back

                                                                Please try the instant pot aura. It can sear to sous vide.

                                                                • Vi I
                                                                  Vi I  10 months back

                                                                  Mmmm a bit too loose and watery for this Northern Italian’s taste, but I’m definitely going to give it a try and probably leave it on sauté for a while at the end hoping it thickens. I still dream of the polenta my granny sometimes made outside on an open fire at the mountain chalet, but I’m sure this one can be great as a quick dinner polenta!

                                                                  • vittorio lasam
                                                                    vittorio lasam  10 months back

                                                                    How can i marry this woman

                                                                    • Caitlin Foster
                                                                      Caitlin Foster  11 months back

                                                                      Is polenta just cornmeal grits?

                                                                    • RITA ISABEL RODRIGUEZ JORGE

                                                                      I like your turkey,riceta💎💚

                                                                      • RITA ISABEL RODRIGUEZ JORGE

                                                                        Carla es fantastic cuoca 💎💚

                                                                        • RITA ISABEL RODRIGUEZ JORGE

                                                                          Polenta en italia make en forno and,y es piu compacta como cuadrados for decisias estetic es mas bonita,las monjas las hacen asi ,es muy particular 💎💎💎💎💎

                                                                          • Courtney M
                                                                            Courtney M  11 months back

                                                                            I wish they'd make more of this. I would LOVE it if this were a series!

                                                                            • Carmen Bianco
                                                                              Carmen Bianco  11 months back

                                                                              Yes - more instant pot recipes!

                                                                              • HappilyBlue
                                                                                HappilyBlue  11 months back

                                                                                i like the instant pot bc stovetop pressure cookers scare me

                                                                                • Stefan Sarrazin
                                                                                  Stefan Sarrazin  11 months back

                                                                                  Hot stove top modals ! 💅🏻

                                                                                  • S Droid
                                                                                    S Droid  12 months back

                                                                                    Sorry Carla, with all due respect, your confusion about the buttons is due to not having read the manual. The soup or stew buttons are presets that affect time and also pressure levels... With the "pressure" button, all of that is manual. you could argue that you don't need the presets, but they clearly do have their reason.

                                                                                    • Jason
                                                                                      Jason  12 months back

                                                                                      I have an instant pot... and I also only have one friend...

                                                                                      • cammysixx
                                                                                        cammysixx  1 years back

                                                                                        I like that the chef is showing how to use it for basic cooking, but is still kinda snarky about it. :)

                                                                                        • Mike 2x2x
                                                                                          Mike 2x2x  1 years back

                                                                                          Carla is the Ultimate Insta pot

                                                                                          • bjm090
                                                                                            bjm090  1 years back

                                                                                            I love how excited Andy gets at the thought of stirring something for 40 minutes :)

                                                                                            • 3isit
                                                                                              3isit  1 years back

                                                                                              The Instant Pot Ultra models, the model shown in this video, will automatically close/pop up from the locked open position, the steam relief valve when you twist the lid into the close/locked position.