What are the benefits of pressure cooking?
Pressure cooking can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle in 2 ways, by providing healthy, better tasting meals, and giving you more time to exercise and enjoy life. In addition, pressure cooking uses 1/3 the energy of normal cooking methods, making it healthier for the Earth as well.
Better tasting: Better taste is the direct result of the health benefits explained above. Moreover, for dishes such as stews and pasta sauces, the pressure actually causes the ingredients to quickly mingle and their flavors to intensify. Pressure cookers keep the natural flavor in the food.
More time for YOU: The cooking times for most foods in the pressure cooker are approximately 1/3 the times for those same foods cooked in traditional manners and, in many instances, faster even than in a microwave. This means more time to exercise or relax and enjoy your home. Some sample times include:
|Food||Pressure Cooking Time||Traditional Time|
|artichokes||8-12 minutes||40-45 minutes|
|black beans||10-12 minutes||2-1/2 hours|
|whole chicken||5 minutes/lb||15 minutes/lb|
|white rice||5 minutes||15-25 minutes|
|brown rice||20-22 minutes||45 minutes|
|whole new potatoes||5-6 minutes||25-30 minutes|
|beef stew||15-20 minutes||2 hours|
|pasta sauce||20 minutes||1-1/2 hours|