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Despite a surge in popularity and household use in the 1940s and 1950s, pressure cookers acquired a mixed reputation that stuck with them for half a century. Whether through poor design, inferior construction of some inexpensive cookers, or a medley of other reasons, they fell out of favour in Canadian kitchens, disappearing from the mainstream for many decades.
Today’s pressure cookers have come a long way from earlier models, and busy home cooks have started to appreciate their ease of use, energy efficiency and ability to cut cooking times. They’ve undergone a renaissance of sorts, and they’re now a common sight in kitchen shops and department store flyers.
Instead of the low-and-slow technique used by slow cookers to render meat and veggies tender, pressure cookers boost the heat and add pressure, often resulting in drastically shortened cooking times.
In addition to their new, modern safety mechanisms, they now come in a wide range of prices and sizes, making them great for both small and large families.
Here are some of the benefits of using a pressure cooker: