Pressure Cooking with Corrie Duffy


I've been a huge fan of cooking for a very long time. I started out by helping my parents prepare food in the kitchen and then slowly started cooking all by myself and create my own recipes.

I toyed with the idea of becoming a chef, But since I have a family to take care of and I am the only bread earner, I decided to start my own food blog on the side instead.

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What are Pressure Cooker Racks and Trivets Used For?

So most pressure cookers come bundled with basic racks and trivets but what are they used for? Also, why would you need different types of racks and trivets? The answers to these questions (and related questions) are simple. The racks and trivets and the steamer baskets basically hold food up off the bottom of the pan. Each is… Read More »

Can you Can in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Canning is one popular way to preserve foods, but there are others such as fermentation. These methods are used to keep foods for longer periods of time, which comes in handy for travelers or during the winter time. Now, canning can be done in a couple of different main ways, water bath canning and pressure canning. Both of… Read More »

Can a Pressure Cooker Brown Meat?

Pressure cookers have certainly grown in popularity among the professional culinary community as well as seasoned home cooks. Pressure cookers typically cook various food items through a tightly sealed vessel that works significantly faster than conventional methods–and saves energy. A small amount of water or broth is boiled within the pressure cooker, packing in flavor and avoiding the… Read More »

Can you Cook Frozen Meat in a Pressure Cooker?

So you are thinking about cooking a frozen piece of meat in your pressure cooker huh? You want to know if a pressure cooker will cook your frozen meat just as good is it would if it were thawed huh? Well, you’re at the right place. Because I’ve got the answer for you in both short form and… Read More »

How Hot Does a Pressure Cooker Get?

As I stood in my kitchen watching my pressure cooker lightly hiss at me while cooking my corned beef under full pressure I couldn’t help but wonder: “How hot does a pressure cooker get anyway?” I’m assuming you’ve got a similar story. Since that moment I’ve learned a lot about pressure cooking so please, let me share with… Read More »

Can you Deep Fry Using a Pressure Cooker?

Yes, I know. Pressure cookers are pretty amazing and they can do so much. You can easily cook meats that are frozen. You can prepare rice way faster than any other method. You can use electric pressure cookers as a slow cooker if you want. But can they fry food? I’m going to say yes and no at… Read More »

Is it OK to Use a Pressure Cooker on a Glass Top Stove

Raise your hand if you feel good about the idea of setting a huge stainless steel pressure cooker filled to the brim with meat and water on top of your glass stop stove? Those things are heavy! Sounds dangerous – will the glass break? I know exactly what you are thinking because I have dealt with big pressure… Read More »

Can Electric Pressure Cookers Be Used for Canning?

I know it’s tempting to use a pressure canner for canning. They are so good at doing just about everything in the kitchen effectively replacing a slow cooker, steamer, rice cooker among others. And as a pressure cooker they perform so great but you should know that pressure cookers may not be the best bet for canning foods.… Read More »

Difference Between Pressure Cooking and Slow Cooking

As you know many electric pressure cookers also include slow cooking as a function so it doesn’t suprise me when people are curious how similar these two cooking methods are. For instance both slow cooking and pressure cooking are both good at tenderizing meats. Both are also good at hands free cooking in a closed environment. Both are… Read More »

Differences Between a Pressure Cooker and a Canner

The confusion regarding the differences between a pressure cooker and a canner is understandable. I was just like you think the two were basically the same thing with different names. This is far from the truth however. Traditional pressure cookers and canners both look alike with their heavy bodies and locking lids, and have names that are easily… Read More »