Do You Need a Pressure Cooker for Canning?

As the healthy food and green movements grow side-by-side across society, the idea of minimizing store-bought, preserved foods is becoming increasingly popular. Many canned goods use all manner of synthetic preservatives to extend their shelf-life, and at the end of the day it’s difficult to be certain of what’s coming out of the can and into your body.… Read More »

Does Pressure Cooking Tenderize Meat?

One of the great concerns that all meat-eaters, all carnivores, all gastronomic enthusiasts share is one simple question: how can I make this more tender? It’s a timeless question, and one suspects that caveman sitting around his fire wrangled with the same concept many eons ago. There are few things in life more satisfying than a perfectly cooked,… Read More »

Electric vs Stovetop Pressure Cookers

As every budding chef knows, shopping for a brand new appliance can quickly become an overwhelming prospect. There are a near-infinity of makes, models, and slight variations on fundamentally similar products. An extra feature here or a 10% saving there can make all the difference, or it can leave you confused and unsure about the best direction to… Read More »

Are Aluminium Pressure Cookers Safe

When it comes to cooking for family, friends, or guests of any kind, the very last thing that anyone wants to have to think about is whether or not the cookware they are using is safe for the kitchen. There is a great deal of misinformation online about the safety of aluminium cookware—whether it’s pans, appliances, or anything… Read More »