The pressure cooker is an amazing kitchen tool, capable of cooking food quickly and turning tough cuts of meat into fall-off-the-bone tender meals. There is a lot to consider when you’re purchasing a pressure cooker. We’ve reviewed 5 models to help make the decision easier:
All American 921 Pressure Cooker
This 21-quart capacity stove-top pressure cooker is perfect for anyone looking to invest in a high-quality, long-lasting piece of kitchen equipment. It is made with extra heavy duty cast aluminum for fast and even heating and professional-grade quality that can withstand even the heaviest wear. The pressure cooker also features two automatic venting features for extra safety. For more about this pressure cooker, click here.
Cuisinart CPC-600 Pressure Cooker
It’s tough to beat this affordable and easy-to-use option. With push-button controls and programmed cook settings, this electric pressure cooker is as easy to use as a slow cooker, but will have your meal ready in a fraction of the time. Added bonus? This pressure cooker features variable settings that allow you to brown, simmer, and sauté. For more about this pressure cooker, click here.
Instant Pot IP-Duo60 7-in-1 Cooker
This electric cooker can do it all: pressure cook, slow cook, cook rice, sauté/brown, make yogurt, steam food, and warm food. It also features an easy-to-use control panel, 10 proven safety mechanisms, and a three-ply bottom stainless steel cooking pot. For more about this cooker, click here.
Prestige Deluxe Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
Available in a variety of sizes and capacities, this best-quality steel stove-top pressure cooker is easy to clean, and nothing will stick to the bottom. It also features a two-in-one pressure indicator for added safety. For more about this pressure cooker, click here.
Presto 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
This pressure cooker is made from stainless steel (for fast, uniform heating) and is ideal for use on both regular and smooth-top ranges. It features a pressure regulator that automatically maintains proper cooking pressure and an easy-open cover. It also comes with an extended 12-year limited warranty. For more about this pressure cooker, click here.
Kristie Collado is The Daily Meal’s Cook Editor. Follow her on Twitter @KColladoCook.