Never used. Too big for myself. Price on Amazon now $179.00. I bought on sale for $120. This pot acts as a pressure cooker and slow cooker. Instant Pot Ultra 8 Qt 10-in-1 Multi- Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Yogurt Maker, Cake Maker, Egg Cooker, Saut , Steamer, Warmer, and Sterilizer