Pressure Cooking Saves Time and Money – Don’t Let the Economy Put You Under Pressure

Let’s admit it: times are tough. Recently, President Obama did a State of the Union address that focused on raising minimum wage. Some people have mixed emotions about that. While waiting for the political debate across the isles, it’s hard to wait and keep watching the price of our goods go up with inflation. So you may be asking yourself, “What...
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Perfect Risotto in Less Than 10 Minutes – Without a Stir

If you ever had the joy of making homemade risotto at home, you will already know that it takes a lot of arm-work in order to achieve that perfect bite and creamy consistency you get from a nice plate of risotto. Not only arm work, but also time. Why if I say you can get it done in 10 minutes or less and your arms won’t be sore either? I...
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2013 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – That Will Last Forever (It’s not diamonds)

2013 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – That Will Last Forever (It’s not diamonds) I know it’s a bit early for Mother’s Day 2013. But I thought maybe you and I should plan ahead a little bit and think about creative gift ideas to make it more special this year. We all love our Moms and express our gratitude year round with phone calls here and there. Of course there are the holiday events where she efficiently puts...
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Valentines Day Gift for Her – Take the Pressure Out of Valentine’s Day Shopping

Valentines Day Gift for Her – Take the Pressure Out of Valentine’s Day Shopping If there is a special lady in your life, you need to think very carefully about a Valentine’s Day gift for her. The right gift can make a great impression in your relationship and show her truly how much you care.  While things like flowers and chocolates are nice, they don’t show very much creativity on your part. After all, hasn’t every girl...
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2013 Valentine’s Gifts for a Busy Mom

2013 Valentine’s Gifts for a Busy Mom  “If I got my wife something for the kitchen on Valentine’s Day, I would be sleeping on the couch.” This might be your first thought. And, it is true that at first, she might be a little put off if you get her something to cook with instead of two dozen red roses. However, what if you got her something that would reduce her time...
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WMF Perfect Plus Pressure Cooker Set (6.8 and 3.1-Quart) Review

WMF Perfect Plus Pressure Cooker Set (6.8 and 3.1-Quart) Review Introduction WMF Perfect Plus 6-1/2/6.8 and 3/3.1 Liter/Quart Pressure Cooker Set serves many of your cooking needs while saving you money from buying multiple pots and pans. Engineered and manufactured in Germany, this is one of the leading pressure cooker brands in the world for ease of use, safety features and excellent quality of material and...
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Fissler Vitaquick 8.5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review

Fissler Vitaquick 8.5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Fissler Vitaquick 8.5-Quart Pressure Cooker is an updated version of the Fissler Blue Point pressure cooker marketed and sold in the United States with 4 capacity sizes in a saucepan style. In addition, there is also a pressure skillet perfect for searing and braising tough cuts of meat to produce scrumptious and tender feast. If...
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Fissler Blue Point 6-1/2-Quart Pressure Cooker Review

Fissler Blue Point 6-1/2-Quart Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Fissler Blue Point 6-1/2 Quart Pressure Cooker is made by Fissler, a German brand of pressure cooker and household appliance manufacturer. It sports many of the modern pressure cooker design characteristics with a few unique selling points than the competitors’ in the market. The most noticeable feature is the ability to use...
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CanCooker CC-001 Outdoor Cooking Cooker Review

CanCooker CC-001 Outdoor Cooking Cooker Review Introduction The CanCooker Can Cooker is the simplest yet most functional cooker for your next tailgating party (hint, hint, February 3, 2013), camping, hunting or ski trips, or just a backyard party. It doesn’t require much of any cooking skill to cook up a batch of tasty food for your hungry crowd. You can literally “dump” or “throw in” all the...
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Fagor 3-in-1 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker Review

Fagor 3-in-1 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker Review Introduction If you are a busy mom trying to juggle between your job, cooking and the kids, this Fagor 3-in-1 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker is a kitchen appliance that will add an hour or two to your day. The 3-in-1 cooker is a rice cooker, a slow cooker and a pressure cooker all in one compact appliance to save you money and storage space....
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Secura 6-in-1 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker Review

Secura 6-in-1 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Secura 6-in-1 6-Quart Electric Pressure Cooker offers 6 different cooking methods with a 18/10 stainless steel cooking pot. If you are concerned about what Teflon non-sticking material would do to your health, you are in luck. Whether you are in the mood for pressure cooking, slow cooking, browning/sautéing, rice cooking, steaming...
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Kuhn Rikon 3342 5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review

Kuhn Rikon 3342 5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Whether you are a vegan, carnivore or live on Indian foods all your life, this Kuhn Rikon 3342 5-quart pressure cooker is going to be the best kitchen tool you’d ever own to cut down cooking time by 70%, saving energy costs equally and helping you eat healthful foods. With raving reviews by scores of customers, are you...
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Fagor vs. Presto

Perhaps you can’t find two pressure cooker brands as starkly contrasted as Fagor vs. Presto. The differences in brand positioning, design and pricing all make them unique. This post is to highlight where they differ so you as an end user can make a better buying decision when it comes to shopping for a pressure cooker. Design Feature Fagor...
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Fagor Futuro vs. Splendid

Fagor Futuro vs. Splendid Out of the Fagor pressure cooker product portfolio, Futuro and Splendid represent both ends of the product release continuum with Splendid as one of the early releases and Futuro as a more recent one. Although the core design features remain to be constant, there are some nuanced upgrades to note. This post is for those who are trying to make...
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Fagor Duo vs. Splendid

Fagor Duo vs. Splendid Duo and Splendid are two of a number of pressure cooker lines by Fagor, a key manufacturer and marketer of pressure cookers and other appliances headquartered in Spain. From the outside, it’s really hard to tell why the two lines exist side-by-side until you take a microscopic look. Differences Product Bundle Options The Duo line is sold as...
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Fagor Duo vs. Elite

Fagor Duo vs. Elite If you are scratching your head and trying to figure out which model is the best for you between Fagor Duo vs. Elite, you are not alone. This post is to compare the two lines to give you some insight. While they are similar in so many ways, there are some material differences worth highlighting. Differences Product Bundle Options Both Duo and...
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Fagor Duo vs. Futuro

Fagor Duo vs. Futuro I’ve got this question often from my site visitors on what the major differences are between Fagor Duo vs. Futuro pressure cookers. Unless you spend quite a bit of time researching and know where/what to look for, it’s very hard to tell them apart from the product descriptions. I am hoping this post will help those who are “down...
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Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 6-Quart Pressure Cooker Review

Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 6-Quart Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 6-Quart Pressure Cooker is an efficient kitchen tool to cut down cooking time up to 70% while producing mouth-watering meals day in and day out. If you are pressed for time in trying to joggle multiple demands in life, let this cooker do the heavy lifting for you. Designed in Spain, this is one of the...
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Hawkins 5-Liter Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker Review

Hawkins 5-Liter Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker Review Introduction Hawkins Stainless Steel 5-Liter Pressure Cooker is designed and marketed by Hawkins Cookers Limited, an Indian manufacturer of pressure cookers since 1959. Over 48 million units have been sold worldwide in 10 different types and 59 models. The unique design feature is the lid being on the inside of the cooking pot instead of on the...
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Kuhn Rikon 3347 2.5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review

Kuhn Rikon 3347 2.5-Quart Pressure Cooker Review Introduction The Kuhn Rikon 3347 2.5-Quart Pressure Cooker is a must-have cookware for singles to small families who enjoy home cooked meals without spending hours in the kitchen. The braiser styled cooker can be used for sautéing, braising, browning meats and vegetables before cooking under pressure to add layers and depth of flavors to the...
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