Pressure Cooker

What is Pressure Cooker?

You’ve probably heard people talking about a pressure cooker, whether it’s your friend who is always on the forefront of new culinary trends, a hip new chef experimenting in molecular gastronomy, or someone at your most recent dinner party telling you about this weird "slow cooker" they just heard about. In recent years, these devices once relegated to restaurant kitchens have started to become more commonly used in home kitchens.

Pressure Cooker Shopping Tips

A pressure cooker is a useful tool in the kitchen when you don't have much time to cook something down.

Pressure Cooker Cooking How-Tos

A common use for a pressure cooker is making stock or cooking down meats that normally time hours to break down in a fraction of the time.

Wine Pairing

Most red wines, including cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, nebbiolo, nero d'avola, primitivo, barbera, and sangiovese with beef or lamb (cabernet sauvignon is particularly appropriate for lamb). Tempranillo, dolcetto, gewürztraminer, or muscat for roast pork; carmènere with pork sausage; sangiovese, pinotage, or richer sauvignon blancs with stir-fried or braised pork dishes or pork in various sauces; syrah/shiraz, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, nero d'avola, or primitivo with barbecued spareribs or pulled pork, or with cochinito en pibil and other Mexican-spiced pork dishes. Pinot gris/grigio, riesling, richer sauvignon blanc, or torrontés with veal dishes.

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