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  1. Interesting the foods that All-American *doesn’t* want you cooking in their pressure cooker, including dried beans and rice.

    “It is especially important that you never cook rice, applesauce,
    beans, cranberries, macaroni, rhubarb or spaghetti in your cooker.
    There are many varieties of dry, hard beans and peas, examples of
    which are pinto beans, black beans, lima beans, blacked-eyed peas,
    kidney beans, lentils, soy beans, mung beans, small red beans, garbanzo
    beans (chick peas). In the interest of safety, do not use your cooker to cook the foods
    listed above. These foods tend to foam, froth, and sputter and pieces of
    food could block the safety or pressure release devices; therefore, we
    urge you not to cook these foods in your pressure cooker.”

    (from page 4 of the 2004 manual posted above; it’s also still in the 2008 version of their manual at

    1. Yes, it makes you wonder. What CAN you cook in it. Jars and stock – I’ve deduced.



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