I was making oatmeal in a rice cooker, but realized that the teflon coating was getting scraped off. Of course that meant I was eating it! I opted for the Instant Pot because of the stainless steel pot. I really wasn’t thinking about making one serving of oatmeal in a 6 quart container. Then I devised this hack:
Make a strip of aluminum foil about 1 1/4″ wide, folded over about 6 times. Fold over the top of the wire rack and staple down.
Put 2 cups of water in the main pot, and set your bowl, on the rack, inside the pot. select porridge setting.
Yes, it takes about a 1/2 hour. But 30 seconds of prep, push a button and you don’t have to think about stirring or burning. I go back to drinking my tea.