Think Pressure Cookers for Economy of Fuel AND Time
by Donna Rammo
(Halifax NS Canada)
Nowhere have I seen anyone mention how efficient and wonderful and safe the modern-day pressure cooker is today. It can be used as just a regular, heavy-based cooking pot .. or as the most fuel efficient cooking aid of all times!
Dried black-eyed peas that need no pre-soaking cook in under 10 minutes at amazing savings and health benefits over tin beans. Veggies cook perfectly in minutes. Homemade soup from scratch (healthy and tasty) can also be made in short order. I understand that even meat can be cooked well and fast in the pressure cooker (can't verify this as we are vegetarians). Haven't tried them yet, but there is a recipe for cheesecake and rice pudding in my book as well.
My purchase of a new, safe (I was always afraid of them before) pressure cooker has impressed me with its performance.
Used on an electric, gas, or wood fire, these "new generation" pressure cookers are really something to consider for our "frugal lifestyles"