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Welcome to Pressure Cooking School!


Here’s a preview of a new free video series that will teach you how to use the pressure cooker! Starting… Read More »

Extra Discount for Hip Readers on Fagor’s LUX Electric Pressure Cooker

Hip readers get an extra 10% discount and free shipping when ordering Fagor America’s newest electric pressure multi-cooker directly from their… Read More »

Getting Acquainted – Pressure Cooking School

Getting Acquainted With the Pressure Cooker

Today we’re going to get acquainted with the pressure cooker. We’re going to learn all about the pressure cooker parts… Read More »

Top Pressure Cooker Recipes, Articles & Tools!

Top Pressure Cooker Recipes of the year!

This year’s countdown includes the most clicked, cooked and rated pressure cooker recipes from this website.  We’ve also included the… Read More »

5 Pumpkin & Winter Squash Pressure Cooker Recipes

pumpkin pressure cooker recipes

Cozy-up to our pressure cooker recipe collection that feature winter squashes such as Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Spaghetti Squash and Acorn… Read More »

Pressure Cooker Tip: Peel unpeelable Pumpkins!

Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Tip

When you’ve got a full-size, ridged,  tough-skinned pumpkin on you hands what is the best way to get the pulp out for… Read More »

New Video: EASY Pressure Cooker Apples!

It’s easy to “bake” apples in the pressure cooker – so easy an 8-year-old can do it!  Here’s a deceptively… Read More »

Video: EASY No-Fuss Whole Pressure Cooker Chicken

EASY Pressure Cooker Chicken - whole!

Here’s another really easy  low prep pressure cooker recipe that doesn’t even require a knife.  The pressure cooked chicken barely… Read More »

10+ Pressure Cooker Chicken Recipes

10+ Chicken Pressure Cooker Recipes

It’s easy to pressure cook chicken! Pressure cooking makes chicken tender, flavorful and more nutritious, too! Here’s our collection of… Read More »

Electric Pressure Cooker Accessory: Pizza Plate!

pizza plate pressure cooker accessory

Here’s a great way to protect your pressure cooker, kitchen surfaces and more – using a ceramic Pizza Plate! We… Read More »

Thanksgiving Pressure Cooker Recipe Ideas

The holidays are a perfect time for using your pressure cooker. You can get things done quickly and predictably, and… Read More »

Pressure Cooked Chicken Tops Roasting, Microwave on Protein!

pressure cooker chicken nutrition

Last year, Saint Petersburg’s International Academy of Agricultural Education published a paper1 that studied  how boiling, pressure cooking, roasting and… Read More »

Instant Pot SMART + extra ceramic-lined insert for $169.95 ’til 12/31/2016

Now, Instant Pot offers the best of both worlds to hip readers for a limited time. Get their latest pressure cooker… Read More »

PICTURE THIS: 6+ Pressure Cooker Infographics!

pressure cooker infographic collage - for visual learners!

Are you a visual learner? Here’s our collection of pressure cooker infographics to explain the ease, benefits, flexibility and safety of pressure… Read More »

Large Batch Tomato Sauce -Pressure Cook 6 Pounds at Once!

Pressure Cookere Large Batch Tomato Sauce

Here’s an easy and delicious way to get rid of 6 pounds of tomatoes in one fell swoop – you’re going… Read More »

Consumer Alert: Max. Fill Lines Too High for Pressure Programs

These multi-cookers with pressure programs, have the MAX/FULL line noted for non-pressure programs. It is not safe for pressure cooking!

A large number of multi-cookers with pressure programs have an inner bowl with the “max/full” line at a level that is… Read More »

Infographic: Pressure Cooker Safety Tips!

Pressure Cooker Safety Tips

Today’s pressure cookers are extremely safe but you should follow manufacturer’s recommendations.  Here are our seven tips to safe pressure cooking.

30+ Pressure Cooker One Pot Meals

More than 30 ideas to get dinner on the table with just your pressure cooker – easy cook and easy… Read More »

UPDATE: Steel-cut Oat Pressure Cooking Time Added

Steel-cut oats

Now, we’ve tested the pressure cooking time for both quick-cooking and conventional steel-cut oats to ensure you’ll have the perfect bowl… Read More »

Pressure Cook Tomato-Based Recipes Like a Pro!

Tomatoes in the Pressure Cooker

Does your pressure cooker scorch and burn at the thought of pressure cooking a tomato-based recipe? Are you tired of chipping away… Read More »