Instant what? Instant convenience, that’s what—although at first it might not seem that way with the controls looking a bit like those on an F-35 fighter jet. They’re easily mastered, though, and soon you’ll be using your Instant Pot like a pro. With your Instant Pot-style cooker you can set up your meal and forget about it while it cooks. If you’ve never owned an Instant Pot or want to upgrade from the first generation of products, here are a few things to keep in mind as you shop.