What are the benefits of pressure cooking?
Pressure cooking is an efficient, time-saving way to prepare meals that has been around for decades. With today's busy schedules and desire for healthier eating, pressure cooking has become increasingly popular. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of pressure cooking and provide step-by-step instructions on how to use a pressure cooker.
Benefits of Pressure Cooking
Saves Time - Pressure cooking reduces the amount of time required to cook food by up to 70%. Meals that typically take hours can be prepared in a matter of minutes. This is due to the high-pressure environment created by the sealed pot which allows food to cook faster.
Retains Nutrients - Because food is cooked quickly and with minimal water loss, nutrients are retained better than traditional methods such as boiling or steaming.
Tenderizes Meat - Pressure cooking breaks down tough cuts of meat, making them not only more tender but also more flavorful.
Energy Efficient - By reducing cooking time, pressure cookers save energy compared to traditional stovetop methods or ovens.
Versatile Cooking Options - Today's modern pressure cookers offer multiple settings allowing you to sauté, steam, slow cook and more all in one pot!
Pressure cooking is an excellent way to save time and prepare healthy meals.
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Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker 6 Quart
This product is a 7-in-1 Instant Pot Duo electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, sauté pan, yogurt maker and food warmer. It features 13 customizable Smart Programs for pressure cooking and comes with a tri-ply bottom for more even cooking. It's perfect for growing families as it can cook for up to six people and comes with a free app with over 1900 recipes. Plus it has over 10 safety features and is fingerprint resistant!
Why People Love This
- Instant Pot users have used both the 3qt and 6qt sizes for various purposes.
- The Instant Pot is versatile - not only can it be used for slow cooking, proofing, and yogurt/farmer cheese-making, it can also be used as a deep fryer with an optional glass lid.
- The Manual setting has been renamed as "Pressure Cook" in newer versions of the Instant Pot.