All About Pressure Cooking
Mama's talking all about Pressure Cooking. From buying to using to recipes for your cooker.
These Cookers are making a comeback in a big way and it's about time.
A lot of people are afraid of them but todays cookers if used properly are just as safe as any other appliance in your kitchen.
There are so many advantages to cooking with pressure .
* They save time. A roast that normally takes 2 or 3 hours in an oven can be cooked in an hour when cooked with pressure.
* It's a healthy way of cooking. Vitamins and minerals are not lost when cooking with high pressure.
* Many crockpot recipes convert easily. If it takes 8 to 10 hours in a crockpot, it will only take 1 hour when cooking with pressure.
* You can save a lot of money because you can use less tender, less expensive cuts of meat.
Important things to remember:
* Always make sure you follow the instruction booklet.
* Never buy used. You don't know what your getting.
* The rubber gasket seal and the steam vent tube are the critical parts. Before each use, make sure that the gaskets are clean, not ripped or torn; and that the vent tube is not clogged.
* Never use as a deep fryer unless it is specifically made to be used that way.
* Always store the lid separate from the base.
* Never leave a your cooker unattended, especially near children.
* Be careful when you release the pressure the steam is extremely HOT!
* NEVER try to force the lid open.
What's the best?
* According to Cooks Illustrated Magazine,
the Magefesa - Super Rapida, and the Kuhn Rikon 5-qt. Cookerwere rated the best. They are both easy to use and have great safety features as well as pressure valves.
Mama's Pressure Cooking Recipes:
Country Style BBQ Ribs Recipe
Baby Back Ribs
Pork Chops Strogenoff
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