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Welcome to Pressure Cooking School!


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15+ Pressure Cooker Rice Recipes

Pressure Cooker Rice Recipes

Now that we’ve shown you how to turn your pressure cooker into a rice cooker, a collection of our rice recipes and techniques from savory to sweet, from white rice to brown, black, red, green and even parboiled rice.

Rice Basics – Pressure Cooking School

Pressure Cooker Rice Basics - Pressure Cooking School!

Today we’re going to use the pressure cooker as a rice cooker. We’re going to make two recipes. First, a… Read More »

Turn Your Pressure Cooker Into a Rice Cooker!

Turn Your Pressure int a Rice Cooker

Ok, are you ready for this? The key to perfectly cooked rice in the pressure cooker is… to

Pressure Cooker Steamed Brown Rice

Pressure Cooker Brown Rice - Pressure Cooking School

This is a pretty simple recipe that showcases how the pressure cooker’s steam can make perfect grains of fluffy rice – even brown rice! As we mentioned earlier

Add Veggies to Pressure Cooker Rice – without making a big mess!

Vegetable Water Content

At the beginning of this lesson, I mentioned how if you add vegetables to your perfect pressure cooker rice you might get a mess – let me explain why.

Pressure Cooker Confetti Basmati Rice Recipe

Pressure Cooker Confetti Rice Recipe

This recipe shows you how to add vegetables to any pressure cooker rice dish but counting some of the vegetables as the cooking liquid. The exceptions

The First Recipe – Pressure Cooking School

Today we’re going to make our first pressure cooker recipe: a delicious Garlic Cauliflower Potato Mash – don’t worry, it’s… Read More »

Garlic Cauliflower Potato Mash – Sneaky Healthy Pressure Cooker Recipe!

Garlic Cauliflower Potato Mash Pressure Cooker Recipe

Make this recipe with any kind of potato – leave the skin on for extra fiber and protein or peel it off before starting. It’s up to you. The pressure cooker will tenderize the skins so they’ll add color, but they will be barely noticeable texture-wise.

How to Halve or Double A Pressure Cooker Recipe

Halving or Doubling a Pressure Cooker Recipe

When you double or halve a recipe, such as the Garlic Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes, you don’t need to increase or… Read More »

The Pressure Cooker’s Minimum Liquid Requirement

Pressure Cooker Minimum Liquid Requirement

The minimum liquid requirement is the least amount of liquid your pressure cooker needs to create enough steam to build… Read More »

50+ Easy Pressure Cooker Recipes

50+ EASY Pressure Cooker Recipes

Here are our easiest pressure cooker recipes – suitable for Instant Pot, electric pressure cookers and stove-top pressure cookers. What… 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 »

The Pressure Cooker’s Parts – Pressure Cooking School

Pressure Cooker Parts

The pressure cooker has three major parts: The lid – where the valves and most of the safety systems reside;… Read More »

The Pressure Cooker’s Safety Systems – Pressure Cooking School

Pressure Cooker Safety - Pressure Cooking School

We described each part of the pressure cooker earlier, and detailed how each plays a role in pressure cooker safety as well.

Pressure Cooker Hot Water Test- Pressure Cooking School

We’re going to do a “Hot Water Test” – basically, we’re pressure cooking water. It’s a great way to see how the pressure cooker reaches pressure, maintains pressure and releases pressure.

How The Pressure Cooker Works – Pressure Cooking School

Let’s walk through a Hot Water Test step-by-step so that you can see what to expect. Meanwhile, I’ll explain what’s going on inside the pressure cooker.

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 »