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Pressure Cookers For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-35645-6
288 pages
October 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Stress-Free Cooking under Pressure  7

Chapter 1: Cooking with Pressure 101 9

Chapter 2: The Pressure Cooker: Fact versus Fiction  15

Chapter 3: Exploring Modern Pressure-Cooker Options to Find What You Like Best 23

Part II: Making the Best and Safest Use of Your Pressure Cooker 39

Chapter 4: Understanding How Pressure Cookers Work  41

Chapter 5: Pressure Cooking Basics from Start to Finish 55

Chapter 6: From the Pot to the Pressure Cooker  75

Part III: Preparing Delicious Recipes in Your Pressure Cooker 91

Chapter 7: Spoon Foods: Stocks, Soups, and Great Grain Dishes 93

Chapter 8: Fork-Tender Stews 119

Chapter 9: Enjoying Roasts and Prime Poultry Any Day of the Week 135

Chapter 10: Dried Beans and the Pressure Cooker: A Match Made in Heaven! 151

Chapter 11: Vegetables: Nature’s Nourishing Bounty 175

Chapter 12: Dynamite Desserts and Fabulous Fruits 193

Chapter 13: Recipes for Special Diets 209

Part IV: The Part of Tens 231

Chapter 14: Ten Problems and How to Handle Them  233

Chapter 15: Ten Tips for Great Pressure Cooking  239

Part V: Appendixes 245

Appendix A: Recommended Cooking Times Under Pressure 247

Appendix B: Metric Conversion Guide 253

Index 255

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