Pressure Cookers have come a long way.
Are you a novice cook or just want to shave hours off of cook time? Or maybe you want a great meal ready in under an hour or by the time you get home from work. Pressure cookers are excellent for soups, stews or a dish you can throw in the pot.
Many models now do everything from: Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Rice or porridge, Yogurt Maker, Cake Maker, Egg cooker, Saute/Searing, Steamer, Warmer, and Sterilizer.
We take a thorough look at 5 popular, high-ranked, multi-purpose, electric pressure cookers that can evenly brown meat, cook the perfect rice, easy to use and clean and most importantly, safe.
Insta Pot never fails. It’s the highest-rated and most popular Pressure Cooker out there. It serves up to 6 people and like the iPhone killing the radio, calculator and phone – combines 7 kitchen appliances into 1. You can do everything from stews, beans, soup, meat, poultry, yogurt, rice and so much more!
The Crock-Pot brand, owned by Sunbeam is also a great contender and have been around for as long as I can remember. This model is well received on Amazon and can Slow Cook, Pressure Cook, Brown and Saute, or Steam. It’s easy to use and clean and can do anything from Meats, Beans, Rice, Yogurt, Poultry, Desserts and more.
LIVINGbasics makes all kinds of quality household products. Their 16-in-1 pressure cooker is a great value, has a 24-hour delay timer and automatic keep warm function. As a bonus it comes with a Steamer Basket, Silicone Mitts and Steamer Rack.
The Fagor LUX is probably the fastest to come to pressure out of the bunch. It does all the food-types the competition handles and comes with a recipe booklet and a free digital recipe book.
Finally we have the Gourmia Smart Pot which has received very positive reviews and comes in at a fraction of the cost of its competitors. It handles all the regular food-types and is easy to use. It can cook a full turkey breast from frozen in under 20-minutes.