The Ultimate Pressure-Cooker Cookbook Nobody knows more about pressure cookers than Vickie Smith, creator of the leading pressure-cooker Web site, MissVickie.com. Now, at last, Miss Vickie has gathered all of her pressure-cooker wisdom into a book. Whether you're a pressure-cooker newcomer or a longtime fan, you'll find all the recipes, techniques, and tips you need for a lifetime of great pressure-cooker meals. Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes is jam-packed with nearly 400 fast, tasty, foolproof recipes, ranging from one-pot meals like Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms to Sweet and Sour Pork, Navy Bean Soup, and Chocolate Malt Cheesecake. Miss Vickie's detailed recipe instructions and special techniques, such as "pan in pot" pressure cooking, guarantee that each dish comes out perfectly cooked--and perfectly delicious. But Miss Vickie gives you more than just great recipes.
Her book also provides in-depth guidance on every aspect of choosing and using a pressure cooker, including: A buyers' guide to modern pressure cookers Step-by-step pressure-cooker instructions Pressure-cooker safety Basic and advanced pressure-cooking techniques Common mistakes in pressure cookery Adapting recipes to the pressure cooker Tips, tricks, and troubleshooting Offering hundreds of recipes that are proven to work--and proven delicious--plus plain-English answers to all of your pressure-cooker questions, Miss Vickie has created the single most useful pressure-cooker book ever published. It's a resource you'll turn to again and again as you explore the world of pressure-cooker possibilities and pleasures.
Vickie Smith is the creator of the immensely popular MissVickie.com pressure-cooker Web site, which has attracted more than 2 million visitors since 2001.
Acknowledgments. Introduction. The History of the Pressure Cooker. The Benefits of Modern Pressure Cookers. How Does It Do That Thing It Does? Pressure-Cooking Techniques. A Buyer's Gide to Modern Pressure Cookers. Step-by-Step Pressure-Cooker Instructions. Pressure-Cooker Safety. Pressure: Getting It, Keeping It, Releasing It. Basic Pressure-Cooking Techniques. Advanced Pressure-Cooking Techniques. Accessory Items. Pressure-Cooker Cleaning and Maintenance. Common Mistakes in Pressure Cookery. Adapting Recipes to the Pressure Cooker. Test Drive Your Pressure Cooker. Water and Other Liquids. Troubleshooting. Tips and Tricks. The Best-Kept Cooking Secret. The Best Cuts of Meat for Pressure Cooking. Dried Beans, Peas, and Legumes. Pressure Cooking Pasta. Pressure-Cooling Time Charts. Manufacturers and Suppliers. Beef. Chicken. Pork and Ham. Lamb. Fish and Seafood. Beans and Legumes. Rice. Vegetables. Desserts and Sweet Endings. Fabulous Fruitcakes. Bountiful Breakfasts. Index.