The Best Electric Pressure Cookers of 2016
Pressure cookers can be a blessing in any kitchen. These appliances were invented in 1679 by Dennis Papin, a French physicist. Since then, these small appliances for the kitchen, have come a long way and feature numerous benefits including energy saving, time efficient, safe, dependable and multi-use. Here are some of the best electric pressure cookers of 2016.
The days of using a pressure cooker on the top of the stove are a thing of the past for many of us. Many people remember their moms putting the pot on the stove to cook oats, soften cheaper cuts of meat, etc. I always remember my Mom telling me to stay away from the stove because the pressure cooker was on.
Thankfully, some changes have be made to this kitchen appliance to make it safer for its users. There are stove top pressure cookers as well as electric pressure cookers on the market. I have both types. My preference is my electric pressure cookers because of the safety features, ease of use, and convenience.
By the way, the food I make in it turns out perfect every time. Here is a list of some of the best electric pressure cookers on the market. Once you have one in your home and learn how to use it to suit your needs, you will wonder why you did not get one a long time ago. I love mine!!
Five of the Best Electric Pressure Cookers of 2016
Aroma Houseware 20-Cup Digital Rice Cooker, Slow Cooker and Food Steamer– This kitchen appliance is designed to do an array of tasks including making 4-20 cups of cooked rice, steaming meat and vegetables and slow cook roasts, stews, soups and more. It also features a delay timer of 15 hours, so you can easily plan flexible meals for the whole family.
Presto 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker– This model allows you to slow cook your favorite meals including meat, fish, chicken and vegetable dishes. This kitchen appliance features a specially designed lid that will release steam during the cooking process. Other helpful features include an overpressure plug, a pressure indicator and a stainless-steel design.
Cuisinart 6-Quart 1000-Watt Electric Pressure Cooker– This model has an array of features including a digital thermostat, LED countdown display and cool-touch side handles. This small appliance for the kitchen also features several settings including keep warm, sauté, simmer and brown. The cooker comes complete with dishwasher-safe trivet and recipe book.
West Bend 6-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker– This kitchen appliance is just like having five appliances all rolled into one. It features settings for pressure cooking, slow cooking, rice cooking, browning and steaming. This pressure cooker comes complete with cooking rack, condensation drip cup, rice measuring cup, spoon and spoon holder.
Instant Pot 7-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker– This electrical kitchen appliance is like having 7 appliances in one. It is designed to pressure cook, slow cook, cook rice, steam, brown, make yogurt and keep foods warm. It also features 14 built-in programs that are controlled by a microprocessor. Other useful features of this multi-functional pressure cooker include a delayed start timer for up to 24 hours, numerous safety mechanisms and it is energy-efficient.
Speed up your cooking time with one of the above mentioned small appliances for the kitchen. I have one of these myself and cook meals for the family in it at least 4 times a week. Be creative when creating family meals. There is no loss on food quality. However, it does take a little time to learn which application works best for you!