One of the most useful and convenient features in the Redmond multicooker is a delayed start, thanks to which the technique will prepare a delicious dish for you without your participation. Now you don't have to wake up early to make breakfast, or cook dinner for another hour after coming home from work, the kitchen utensils do it all for you.
First of all, let's figure out why a delayed start is needed in the Redmond multicooker, the power button of which is in the most visible place. It turns out that this function allows you to turn on the cooking mode without the need to be near the kitchen utensils at that moment. It should simply be some time before the start of cooking, which should be no more than 24 hours, set the time when the dish is ready, so that an hour before this moment the multicooker will spontaneouslyswitched on and started the cooking process. Thus, in the evening you can put the necessary ingredients into the technique, and in the morning, just waking up, get a ready-made breakfast. Or in the morning you can throw some components into the slow cooker, and when the child comes from school, a hot lunch will be waiting for him. In the same way, you can also prepare dinner by putting food in the device in advance so that you don’t bother with cooking when you come home from work.
Advantages of a multicooker with a delayed start function
The presence of a delayed start in the Redmond RMC multicooker and some other models of this company makes them much more valuable for cooks than multicookers without this function, since this technique has a number of advantages:
- Makes you save a lot of time spent cooking.
- Gives you the opportunity to sleep peacefully and not think about preparing breakfast, and when you wake up, immediately get a delicious milk porridge or side dish.
- It works like a thermos, so even if 7-8 hours before cooking, pour ice milk into the slow cooker or put meat or semi-finished products, they will not go bad.
- If you linger and do not come to eat on time, the multicooker will spontaneously turn on the heating of food, so that the food will be hot and tasty when you arrive.
- Despite the fact that on the delayed start you can cook only in the "Buckwheat", "Pilaf" or "Milk porridge" modes, this function allows you tomake a huge variety of different dishes.
How to set a delayed start on the Redmond multicooker
Some hostesses, after buying a multicooker, do not immediately understand how to use such an unfamiliar and strange function as a delayed start. But in fact, everything here is as simple as possible and does not require any special skills.
The first step is to make sure that the multicooker is set to the correct current time by checking the exact clock.
Next, we put all the products that are needed to prepare the dish into the multicooker bowl.
After that, select the desired cooking mode from the menu.
Then press the "Delay start" button, and two cells will appear on the screen, one of which is for the morning hours, and the other for the evening hours.
Select the desired cell and press the "Timer" button, after which, by pressing the "+" and "-" buttons, select the time by which the food should be ready, taking into account that the dish will be cooked for an hour.
After that, it remains to press the "Start" button, and you can go about your business.
If you have not yet figured out how to set a delayed start in the Redmond multicooker, let's try to understand this using the example of preparing breakfast. For example, at 7.30 in the morning you want to eat milk porridge. To do this, for example, at 21.30, put your favorite cereal, sugar and s alt into the multicooker bowl.to your taste and butter, pour over everything with ice-cold milk, and then mix with a wooden spoon that will not scratch the bottom of the kitchen utensils.
Now we calculate that there are 10 hours left before the appointed time. Next, on the multicooker control panel, press the "Menu" button, where we select "Milk porridge", then press the "Timer" or "Time setting" button (depending on the multicooker model) and select the cooking time, which should be an hour less than the calculated, that is, 9 hours.
Then we press "Start", we go about our business and go to bed, and the multicooker will turn on exactly after 9 hours, so that milk porridge is ready at 7.30 in the morning.
Now let's try to figure out how to turn on the delayed start in the Redmond multicooker when preparing dinner. Actually, there will be exactly the same algorithm of actions as for preparing breakfast. For example, you want to come home at 19.00 and eat cutlets with porridge. To do this, at 8.00 you put all the necessary ingredients into the slow cooker, put frozen cutlets or meat there, and then calculate that there are 11 hours left before the appointed time.
After that, select the "Buckwheat" or "Pilaf" modes on the control panel, depending on what you are cooking, press the timer button (time settings) and set 10 hours there, subtracting one hour from the "X" hour. Then press "Delay Start" and your dinner will be ready when you get home.
If it so happens that you are late at work, the multicooker will turn on the heating mode, thanks to which your dinner will be warm even an hour after the end of the cooking process.
Milk porridge recipe
Now that we have de alt with the instructions for the Redmond slow cooker with a delayed start, let's see what can be cooked using this function. Most often, using this function, they prepare tasty and he althy milk porridge, such as oatmeal. For two servings of porridge we need:
- 0.5L milk;
- depending on the desired density of porridge 1/4-1/2 multi-glass oatmeal;
- 2 tablespoons of sugar;
- a pinch of s alt;
- 40 grams of butter.
First, milk should be boiled, then kept in the refrigerator, and in the evening, before going to bed, pour into a slow cooker. We also put the rest of the components there, and coat the edges of the bowl with a small piece of butter so that porridge or milk does not run away. After that, select the "Milk porridge" mode, having calculated the time left until the hour when you need to have breakfast, dial it on the timer, subtracting an hour from it, and press the "Delayed start" button. By morning, delicious oatmeal will be ready.
Now that we have learned how to cook delicious milk porridge in the Redmond slow cooker with a delayed start, let's learn how to cook pilaf, which in this kitchen utensil turns out just amazingly tasty. To do this, we need for two servings:
- 200 grams of meat (beef, pork or chicken fillet);
- multi-glass of rice cereal;
- tablespoon of tomato paste;
- s alt, spices and seasonings to taste.
First of all, cut the meat into pieces, three carrots and cut the onion into quarters, then add them to the slow cooker, set the "Baking" mode and cook for 20 minutes. 3 minutes before the end of cooking, add tomato paste to the meat and vegetables. After that, add rice to the bowl of the multicooker, fill it all with 2.5 multi-glasses of hot water, add s alt, spices and seasonings, select the "Pilaf" mode, set the timer depending on the expected meal time and press "Delayed start". Pilaf will be ready for dinner or lunch.
Buckwheat with pork
Due to the presence of a delayed start in the slow cooker, you can cook delicious and fragrant buckwheat porridge with pork, which will appeal to all household members. We need to prepare it:
- 2 multi-cups of buckwheat;
- 300 grams of pork;
- medium sized tomato;
- s alt and spices to your liking.
First, cut the pork into pieces and chop the vegetables, then put them in a slow cooker, and pour pre-washed buckwheat on top. Then we fill it all with water so that it covers the food with two fingers, s alt and add spices. After that it will remainjust select the "Buckwheat" mode, set the time when the dish should be ready, press the "Delayed start" button, and you can safely go about your business. By the right time, buckwheat with pork will be fully cooked.
With the help of the delayed start function in the Redmond slow cooker, even a novice cook can cook such an appetizing and fragrant roast that will simply melt in your mouth. We need for this:
- 500 grams of beef;
- medium bulb;
- medium carrot;
- jar of canned champignons;
- tablespoon of tomato paste;
- tablespoon vegetable oil;
- 6 pieces of prunes;
- s alt and spices to taste.
First of all, cut the meat into small strips and fry it in vegetable oil with chopped onions and grated carrots. Then we pour it into the multicooker bowl, add the champignons cut in half, pulled out of the jar, prunes and tomato paste, and also s alt and sprinkle our products with spices. After that, we select the “Pilaf” mode on the multicooker, set the time, subtracting an hour from the time by which the food should be ready, turn on the delayed start and go about our business. When you return home, an extremely fragrant and delicious roast will be waiting for you.
Meat in plum sauce
Regular pork and beef with delayed start in slow cooker"Redmond" is prepared much easier and faster, and their taste will be even more fantastic. We need for this:
- 500 grams of pork or beef;
- 7 stuff plums;
- bell pepper;
- medium bulb;
- 50 grams of vodka;
- s alt and spices to taste.
First of all, cut the bell pepper into small pieces, fry it and put it in the multicooker bowl. Then we cut the meat and onions, and also take out the seeds from the plums, after which we combine it all together, add vodka, s alt, spices to the products and set the "Milk porridge" mode on the kitchen appliances. Then we set the time after which the food should be ready, press the delayed start button - and you can go about your business, knowing that everything will be ready by X hour.
Stew chicken with potatoes
Now that you know exactly how to use the delayed start in the Redmond multicooker, you can create your own cooking recipes using this unique feature. But in the end, let's consolidate the past and cook delicious stewed chicken with potatoes - a dish that can take its rightful place even on the festive table. We need to prepare it:
- 500 grams chicken thighs;
- 500 grams of potatoes;
- tablespoon vegetable oil;
- s alt and pepper to taste.
This dish is very, very easy to prepare. You just need to peel, wash and cut the potatoes, grease the multicooker bowl with vegetable oil, put the chicken on its bottom, put the potatoes on top, s alt and pepper all this, and then pour it with water so that it rises above the food by 3 fingers. Finally, select the pilaf mode, set the time on the timer and press the delayed start button. This completes the whole cooking process, and by the right time the chicken and potatoes will be ready.