Under pressure to get a tasty, nutritious dinner on
the table in a flash? Like the idea of preparing fork-tender beef stew in thirty
minutes and pot roast in under an hour? All this and more is made possible by
the pressure cooker, a magical appliance that produces soul-satisfying, homemade
food in one-third (or less) the standard cooking time.
In Pressure Perfect, Lorna Sass, the country's leading authority on
pressure cooking, distills her two decades of experience into one comprehensive
volume. First learn everything you need to know about buying and using today's
100% safe cookers. Then enjoy more than 200 recipes for preparing soups, meats,
poultry, grains, beans, vegetables, and desserts in record time. How about
whipping up a savory risotto in 4 minutes, chicken cacciatore in 12 minutes, or
a delectable chocolate cheesecake in 25 minutes?
Because the pressure cooker tenderizes tough cuts of meat quickly, you can
prepare fall-off-the-bone beef short ribs or lamb shanks on weekday nights
instead of waiting for a special occasion. The pressure cooker also allows you
to make delectable one-pot meals in minutes. Among the many innovative recipes
and techniques, you'll learn to cook meatloaf and potatoes simultaneously in 10
minutes, and meatballs, pasta, and sauce at the same time in only 5 minutes.
Many recipes also suggest Cook-Along ideas for preparing vegetables and grains
along with the entrée.
To further help those cooking under pressure (and who isn't nowadays?), each
chapter contains timing charts for quick reference. Tips and Pressure Points in
every recipe ensure optimum results.
This ultimate guide to pressure cooking is a must for all busy cooks,
boaters, brides, college students, and anyone looking for a great way to make
irresistible, healthy, home-made food fast.