Buying Canning Supplies as Christmas Presents

Buying Canning Supplies as Christmas Presents If buying an expensive pressure cooker is out of your budget, there are still many things you could get to add to your loved one’s canning supplies. Many of these items are under $10 and you can tailor them to the person’s canning needs. For example, if she likes to can food in wide-mouth quart-sized vs. regular mouth pint-sized jars....
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Cyber Monday Deals on Pressure Cookers

Cyber Monday Deals on Pressure Cookers Cyber Monday has become the new norm for many holiday shoppers. If you are in the market for a deal on pressure cookers, you’ve come to the right place. Through this week and the whole month of December, I’ll be trolling the Internet to find you the best bargains. Don’t forget to bookmark this page and check back soon. Forget...
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Pressure Cooker vs. Slow Cooker

One of the questions often asked in the home cooking world is what the differences are between pressure cookers vs. slow cookers. While both are used in cooking cheaper cuts of meat and more economical meals, they are quite dissimilar in many of the features. Speed of Cooking Perhaps the number one difference is the speed of cooking. They...
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Tough Economic Times Call for Tough Cuts of Meat

Tough Economic Times Call for Tough Cuts of Meat I am a housewife responsible for buying groceries for my family. There isn’t a week that has gone by that I haven’t noticed price hikes in many of the grocery items. New York Strip steak used to cost $6.99 and it’s now $8.99. Hamburger was $1.99 now it’s 2.99 a pound. Trust me, I try to watch for weekly sales and shop...
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EZ Bean EB-CM10 Cooker Review

EZ Bean EB-CM10 Cooker Review Introduction (Back to Top) Whether you are a die-hard vegan or love to cook Indian or Mexican food, this EZ Bean Pressure Cooker is just for you. This is the first cooker on the market specifically designed with bean lovers in mind. Forget about soaking dry beans overnight and cook for a few more hours on the stove. This magic cooker can do it...
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Fissler Vitaquick Pressure Pan Set Review

Fissler Vitaquick Pressure Pan Set Review Introduction It’s time to stop agonizing over not having enough time to cook healthy meals at home. The Fissler Vitaquick Pressure Pan Set is the ultimate “can do” cooker to own and to enjoy. This set lets you cook in many different methods from sear, sauté, grill, fry, steam to pressure cook. There is no limit and the result is the same...
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Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Between $200 to $300

Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Between $200 to $300 What could you get from spending between $200 to $300 on a pressure cooker? The answer is a lot in size, style, safety features, brands and versatility. Brand In this price range, you can confidently shop among the best of the best in pressure cooker market place from Swiss Kuhn Rikon, German Fissler and WMF to Amercan’s own All American Pressure...
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Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Under $200

Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Under $200 This is one of the multi-series on Best Pressure Cooker under different price ranges. So far, I’ve covered those under $50 and $100. I am dedicating this post to those pressure cookers from $100 to $200. Brand This is a median price range where abundant brands, models and sizes are available to choose from. Leading European brands such as Kuhn...
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Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Under $100

Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Under $100 As a follow up to my previous post for Best Pressure Cooker 2013 under $50, this post will highlight best pressure cooker under $100 to see what you might get in terms of type, size, features and functionality. Brand With the budget increase, you’d have the “luxury” to choose from a wide variety of brands such as Presto, Fagor, Magefesa and...
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Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Under $50

Best Pressure Cooker 2013 Under $50 Do You Have to Pinch Pennies to Make Ends Meet? If you haven’t tried to use a pressure cooker, maybe it’s time to give it a world, not because of the novelty but because of the necessity to stretch the grocery dollars. If you’d invest $50 in a pressure cooker, I can guarantee that you will recoup your money in a few short months...
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Tefal Nutricook 8.5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review

Tefal Nutricook 8.5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Tefal (or T-fal) Nutricook 8.5-Quart Pressure Cooker is a perfect “marriage” among style, functionality and userbility. With four exclusive programmed settings, you can cook almost anything in this cooker with the best taste, texture and the maximum nutrients extracted from foods. You’d save 70% of the cooking time, 50% in energy...
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Sitram A10762 10-1/2 Quart Speedo Pressure Cooker Review

Sitram A10762 10-1/2 Quart Speedo Pressure Cooker Review Introduction I never knew Sitram pressure cookers until I saw Bobby Flay’s video when he was making carnitas under pressure. As a major supplier of cookware to many prominent hotel chains in the world such as Sheraton, Hilton and Hyatt, Sitram has been the maker of cookware since 1960. The Sitram 10-1/2-Quart Pressure Cooker is one of 7 pressure...
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Hawkins Futura 5.0 Liter Hard-Anodized Pressure Cooker Review

Hawkins Futura 5.0 Liter Hard-Anodized Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Futura is one of new models among many pressure cooker lines manufactured by Hawkins, an Indian manufacturer of pressure cookers for over 50 years. This model is the best example of form meeting function. With its sleek and elegant appearance, it’s also available in 8 different sizes for every family needs. The Futura is lightweight...
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Kuhn Rikon 3914 Duromatic Top Pressure Cooker Review

Kuhn Rikon 3914 Duromatic Top Pressure Cooker Review Introduction When thinking of pressure cooking, you might have fond memories flooding back of grandma, who probably used a pressure cooker quite often in her kitchen. However, using a pressure cooker is not just a thing of the past, or shouldn’t be. And, the Kuhn Rikon 3914 3.75-Quart Pressure Cooker fits nicely in today’s kitchen.  The 3914...
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Magefesa Star R 14-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker Review

Magefesa Star R 14-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker Review Introduction If you are looking for a way to speed up your cooking time in the kitchen, yet maintain all the healthy and necessary nutrients at the same time, then you might have been a little frustrated up to this point. The Magefesa Star R 14-quarta Pressure Cooker just might be a perfect solution for you, and a wonderful addition to your...
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Kuhn Rikon 3043 6.3-Quart Stockpot Pressure Cooker Review

Kuhn Rikon 3043 6.3-Quart Stockpot Pressure Cooker Review Introduction “The Pressure Cooker is on” is the title of an article published in The Wall Street Journal this January, 2013. This shows that even a serious publication takes pressure cooking seriously. Kuhn Rikon, a well-known Swiss brand of quality pressure cookers reported a 25% increase in sales since 2000, which includes their Kuhn Rikon 3043...
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Pressure Cooking Vegan Meals

Pressure Cooking Vegan Meals If you are a vegetarian or vegan, I probably don’t have to tell you that along with a healthy diet, it also comes with a host of challenges. In fact, some of the challenges might be preventing some people from taking the complete leap into the world of new dietary needs. One of those challenges is going out to eat, attending a dinner party, or...
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Folk-Tender Pot Roast in 45 Minutes

Folk-Tender Pot Roast in 45 Minutes I’ll have to admit that I cook more Asian style of foods when we host parties and have family gathering. For one, it is a rare treat for our family and friends as they don’t cook such at home or aren’t able to find authentic Asian foods if they don’t live in a major city such as New York or San Francisco. But yesterday, I decided to cook a...
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Pressure Cooking Pot Roast and More

It seems like the more I cook, the more I get intimidated when walking through the meat department. This is especially true when I visit the local butcher shop. Perhaps it’s because I feel as though I should know by now which meats to use, and which ones to avoid. But, it seems no matter how much I try, ask friends, or watch all the popular...
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Mirro 92122A 22-Quart Pressure Cooker Canner Reivew

Mirro 92122A 22-Quart Pressure Cooker Canner Reivew Introduction In today’s busy and hectic lifestyle that many people live, it’s great to know that there is help in preparing meals, while cutting back on the cooking time significantly and yet retain all vital nutrients for quicker and healthier meals. This Mirro Aluminum 22-Quart Pressure Cooker can cut back on cooking times by as much as 70%,...
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