Buying a Pressure Cooker as a Gift

Buying a Pressure Cooker as a Gift How many people do you have to buy gifts for Christmas 2012? Have you made your shopping list yet? If you are planning on buying gifts for those foodies or kitchen gadgeteers, maybe you should add a pressure cooker onto your list. Buying a Pressure Cooker as a Christmas Gift The general perception is that pressure cooking is so a thing of the...
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Gift Ideas for a Busy Mom for Christmas 2012

Gift Ideas for a Busy Mom for Christmas 2012 I can’t believe Christmas 2012 is upon us as another whole year has flown by. As much as we all enjoy the holiday season, it can be a very stressful time. Buying a thoughtful gift for a busy mom this Christmas is definitely one of the most challenging tasks. Women are better at multi-tasking. It’s true that we women have to juggle...
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What Is the Best Kuhn Rikon Pressure Cooker?

What Is the Best Kuhn Rikon Pressure Cooker? If you have spent any time researching for a best pressure cooker, it should come with no surprise at all that Kuhn Rikon is one of the most recognized brands of pressure cookers in the market. Based in Switzerland, Kuhn Rikon has been in the business of designing, manufacturing and marketing housewares and kitchen tools for over 80 years....
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Spotlight on Presto Pressure Cooker/Canner

Spotlight on Presto Pressure Cooker/Canner Overview Presto pressure cookers and canners are manufactured and marketed by the National Presto Industries, Inc. The National Presto Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of housewares/small appliances, defense and absorbent products in North America. It is publicly traded in the New York Stock Exchange. Founded in Eau Claire, Wisconsin in...
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Best 6-Quart Pressure Cooker

Best 6-Quart Pressure Cooker It’s not surprising that 6-quart is the most popular size among all sizes of pressure cookers. I am guessing it’s due to the fact that median-sized families in the U.S. is around medium-size. I’ve decided to do some in-depth research to find out what the best 6-quart pressure cooker is on the market. The process I went through...
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Best Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker

Best Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker The more I spend time doing research on cookware, the more I am amazed at how informed and educated consumers are in terms of the materials used for making different pots and pans. No matter what types of cookware, there is an overwhelming demand for those made of stainless steel. It’s no exception in pressure cookers. Before we dive into...
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Best Pressure Canner

Best Pressure Canner Not all pressure cookers are created equal. It might sound cliché but it is so true. Pressure cookers are designed for different purposes such as pressure cooking, canning and sterilizing. They also come in varying capacity sizes. Different types of materials are used in the manufacturing process. Then each brand of pressure cookers is equipped...
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Pressure Regulator and 5 More Safety Features

Pressure Regulator and 5 More Safety Features Among all the kitchen appliances, perhaps the pressure cooker has an unfair bad reputation. We associate pressure cooking with steam shooting out from the vent, hissing sound that never stops and the worst fear of all is the possible explosion if mishandled. But the reality is so different now with the evolution of design and enhancements over...
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5 Reasons Why Every Household Should Have a Pressure Cooker?

5 Reasons Why Every Household  Should Have  a Pressure Cooker? Pressure cookers have come a long way since its early invention by Denis Papin in 1679. The improvements and the breakthroughs have transformed the perception and reality of pressure cooking to the point that every household should consider owning one. Here are the 5 reasons: Slash Cooking Time by 70% Pressure cooking is done at a higher...
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Where Are Fagor’s Pressure Cookers Manufactured?

Where Are Fagor’s Pressure Cookers Manufactured? Fagor manufactures the pressure cookers in two countries, i.e. in Spain and China. I’d venture to guess the choices of locations are for multiple and strategic reasons such as labor costs, economy of scale, distribution networks and the market demand for specific models. Not All Products Made in China Are Defective I am shamed (being a...
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An Overview of Fagor Pressure Cooker

An Overview of Fagor Pressure Cooker Fagor’s Dominant Position in the Pressure Cooker Market Fagor is one of the leading players in the pressure cooker market. Fagor belongs to the Mondragon Corporation headquartered in Basque region in Spain. Mondragon was founded in 1956 in the town of Mondragon. It started as a small workshop manufacturing paraffin heaters and has since...
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