Corrie Cooks - All about pressure cookers


I've been a huge fan of pressure 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 Instant Pot recipes.

I toyed with the idea of becoming a chef, But for now I decided to start my own food blog instead.

My motto is "New day - New recipe". So come back tomorrow to check what's new :)
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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 »

Do You Need a Pressure Cooker for Canning?

Are you thinking about doing a little home food preservation? It’s a fun chore to take on and can really benefit your household over time. There is a few major details however than must be made clear from the beginning. Despite what you might see written on product boxes or on salesy pages on the internet most smaller… Read More »

Does Pressure Cooking Tenderize Meat?

I know you love a well cooked piece of meat. I sure do to. A while back I asked myself, “Does pressure cooking tenderize meat”? and this is what I found out. The pressure will in fact make your meat super tender, almost as if you slow cooked it for the better part of a day. You still… Read More »