I am a fairly good cook, and enjoy cooking/eating good food. I’ve been cooking more (especially during Covid), but feel like I’ve been stuck in a rut of making the same few dishes. I was looking for a smart kitchen appliance that would help me step up my game in the kitchen. I saw CookingPal Multo being showcased on Live with Kelly and Ryan and knew it was what I was missing. I loved the idea that one appliance combines so many functions. I liked the clean and sleek design, and especially loved that this can replace most of my kitchen appliances. When I saw that it was available on Amazon, I had no excuse to not have it on my doorstep in 2 days (Thank you Amazon Prime ). The box arrived in great shape, everything was secured and was nicely packaged. The setup was a breeze as each part was clearly labeled and guided you through it step by step. Once everything was set up, I powered up the tablet control hub that came with, and then connected it to the wifi and multi cooker. One of my favorite functions of the CookingPal is that it’s a smart product, which updates its software like a cellphone. This is a huge perk as it downloads new recipes, which allows me to be more creative and adventurous in the kitchen.
After browsing through the recipes on the tablet and running a quick clean, I chose the butternut squash soup recipe.
I like soup, but I rarely prepare it from scratch because of the amount time and steps it takes to make it, so I thought this would be the perfect test for the Multo. It was very user friendly and the tablet guides you through each step of the recipe. It gives you a call to action to complete before moving on to the next step. This makes it easy to follow and takes out the second guessing I normally have when I use recipes from a book. I put in the ingredients and hit chop and mix function, this was cool to see the Multo in action with just a single flick of a finger. Some of the butternut squash were cut larger than suggested (the kids helped chopped lol) I did have to run the chop function a couple of times to get the ingredients chopped fine enough (not a big issue, but something you need to pay attention). When the chopping was done I clicked to the next step and the Multo started to mix and sauté the ingredients with the built-in cooking function. Then I poured in the rest of ingredients to begin boiling and cooking the rest of the ingredients. The Multo has a timer set based on the serving size and boils until the squash was fully cooked. Once done, I clicked puree and the soup was blended and ready to be served. Wow! This saved me over 45 minutes and tons of dishes (pot, sauté pan, chopping board, blender, mixer, knife, etc..) since Multo combines all the functions into one machine. My family loved the soup and the kids even asked for seconds! Afterwards I ran the self-clean function and it was SO easy to clean (soap & water)!
I love that CookingPal gives you a complete list and measurements of ingredients based on the total amount of serving size. This is great especially if I am making a spicy dish for just my husband and I vs for our whole family. This takes the guessing game out and makes it so easy. I also love that I can get the kids involved. They can flip through and pick recipes that they want to try, which makes meal time no longer a struggle.
I have made 3 recipes so far (butternut squash soup, garlic & herb butter and cauliflower gratin) and they all turned out deliciously (hubby and kids approved)! Multo not only gives you a recipe, it guides you through it and trains you to be a better cook like your own personal teacher. I’d recommend Multo for people who love to cook, want to try cooking new recipes and are looking for ways to reduce time and dishes in the kitchen.
We're big soup fans as well, for good reason - Multo makes it super easy! Be sure and keep an eye on our recipe library as we've been cooking up some good ones lately. We hope you'll try them as well!