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Pressure Cooking the Easy Way: Home-Cooked Flavors for Today's Easy-To-Use Pressure Cookers

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Publisher Comments:

Cook without fat or oil!

Under pressure to prepare quick, healthy meals? Use a pressure cooker!

Imagine a tender roasted chicken in ten minutes, or perfect vegetables in just two or three! This book is a delicious collection of down-home American fare like stews, soups, roasts, and other main dishes, all cooked to perfection in a matter of minutes with the use of a handy pressure cooker! Maureen Keane and Daniella Chace have put their proven cooking talents to use to create hearty new dishes, as well as to convert old favorites to pressure cooker formulas.

Inside you'll find:

·Great recipes for vegetables, meat, seafood, and poultry

·Quick-fix dinners for one

·Easy feasts for a group

·Recipes for hearty main courses, yummy desserts, baby food, and more!

·Pressure cooking do's and don'ts

·What to look for when purchasing a new pressure cooker

·How the pressure cooker can make your meals more nutritious

Synopsis:

More and more people are turning to today's convenient, easy-to-use pressure cookers to prepare hearty, home-style meals in half the time the microwave takes. They'll find detailed pressure cooking tips and nearly 100 delicious, nutritious, fast recipes here, like Lobster Steamed in Beer, Lamb Stew, and more.

About the Author

Daniella Chace is a certified nutritionist and nutrition educator whose books include Grains for Better Health, Bread Machine Baking for Better Health, and Pressure Cooking the Easy Way (all from Prima).

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Part I: Your Pressure Cooker

1. Getting Acquainted

The Parts of Your Pressure Cooker

Maintaining Your Pressure Cooker

2. Basic Pressure Cooking

Advantages of Pressure Cooking

Pressure Steaming

Browning

Pressure Cooking

Releasing Pressure

Helpful Hints

Do's and Don'ts

3. Common Questions and Answers

The Basics

Common Problems

Troubleshooting

Maintenance

Part II: The Recipes

4. Red Meat

Tips for Cooking Meat

Nutrition Tips

Pork Chops with Apples and Roots

Beef and Vegetable Casserole

Variations

Tomato Pot Roast

Sweet Potato Pot Roast

Chili Pot Roast with Beans

Pineapple Pork with Honey Date Yams and Pearl Onion Peas

Pot Roast with Onions and Root Vegetables

Beaujolais Lamb

Beef and Black Beans

Barbecue Steak with Maple Sweet Potatoes

Hearty Beef and Barley Casserole

5. Poultry

Tips for Cooking Poultry

Nutrition Tips

Poached Chicken

Poultry Sauces

Confetti Sauce

Warm Curry Sauce

Sour Cream and Dill Sauce

Sherry Chicken with Garlic

Two Can Turkey

Variations

Mexican-Style Turkey

Italian Turkey Legs

Poultry Casserole

Variations

Ginger Chicken

Creamed Turkey Casserole

Coconut Curry Chicken

Hawaiian Chicken

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Tomato Turkey Breast with Rosemary and Oregano

Champagne Chicken with Shallot Sauce and Apple Rice

Hot Nutty Game Hens

6. Seafood

Tips for Cooking Seafood

Nutrition Tips

Tips for Buying Seafood

Poached Fish with Julienned Vegetables

Seafood Sauces

Chipotle Cocktail Sauce

Lemon-Tarragon Vinaigrette

Basic Sauces

Yogurt Sauces

Mayonnaise Sauces

Vegetable Sauces

Fruit Sauces

Vinaigrette Sauces

Shrimp in Spicy Marinade

Lobster Steamed in Beer

Steamed Clams

Orange Roughy with Mango

Whole Fish in Red Curry Sauce with Lime Leaves

Fish and Eggplant Curry

7. Soups

Tips for Cooking Soup

Nutrition Tips

Stock

Beef Stock

Chicken Stock

Vegetable Broth

Almost Instant Soup

Variations

Chicken Garlic Soup with Greens

Beef Noodle Soup

Chunky Chicken Soup

Ham and Bean Soup

European Pea Soup

Beef Borscht with Sour Cream and Dill

Chicken Soup

New England Clam Chowder

Seafood and Saffron Soup

Hearty Multibean Soup

Minestrone

Onion Soup

Beer and Bacon Bean Soup

White Bean Soup

French Navy Bean Soup

Cannellini Beans and Swiss Chard Soup

8. Stews

Tips for Cooking Stews

Nutrition Tips

Lamb Stew

Quick Beef Stew

Variations

Beef and Bean Stew

Chicken Stew

Turkey-Vegetable Stew

Chicken and Chick-pea Stew

Spicy Vegetable Bean Stew

Moroccan Bean and Rice Stew

Cioppino

Savory Lentil Stew

Potato, Lentil, and Wild Mushroom Stew

Saffron Seafood Stew

9. Vegetables

Tips for Cooking Vegetables

Nutrition Tips

Artichokes in Garlic Sauce

Vegetable Casserole

Variations

Frozen Vegie Casserole

Pesto Zucchini and Pepper

Sauces for Vegetables

Salmon Sauce

Hot Crab Sauce

Creamy Dill Sauce

Hot Curry Sauce

Cheese Sauce

Asparagus with Lemon-Dill Sauce

Glazed Carrots and Shallots

Ginger-Tomato Spaghetti Sauce

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Vinegar

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Sesame Seeds

Hot Potato Salad

Confetti Corn

10. Fruit

Tips for Cooking Fresh Fruit

Tips for Cooking Dried Fruit

Date-stuffed Apples

Poached Company Fruit

Variations

Juice-poached Pears

Poached Apples

Stewed Dried Fruit

Mixed Fruit Compote

Variations

Spicy Ginger Compote

Raisin Topping

Baked Oranges

Brown Sugar Bananas

11. Legumes

Tips for Cooking Legumes

Nutrition Tips

Refried Black Beans

Bean Casserole

Variations

Tomatoes and Beans

Beans and Greens

Spicy Beans

Mediterranean Black Beans

Refried Beans

Lentil Hummus

Spicy Vegetable Dahl

Ham and Bean Hash

Chick-peas and Chicken

Mild Vegetarian Chili

Bean and Chicken Enchiladas

12. Grains

Tips for Cooking Grains

Nutrition Tips

Rice Pilaf

Variations

Quick and Easy White Rice Pilaf

Nutty Wild Rice Pilaf

Mushroom Pilaf

Steamed Rice

Variations

Steamed Seasoned White Rice

Steamed Rice with Vegetables

Steamed Rice with Fruit

Savory Bulgur

Bulgur Pilaf

Green Pepper and Millet with Mushrooms

Vegetable Risotto

Barley Rice

Millet Pilaf

Savory Quinoa and Tomatoes

Breakfast Molasses Wheat Flakes

Vanilla Wheat Flakes with Golden Raisins

Spicy Polenta

Coconut Rice and Shrimp

13. Custards, Puddings and Steamed Breads

Tips for Cooking Custards, Puddings and Steamed Breads

Nutrition Tips

Tapioca Pudding

Lemon Pudding

Variations

Orange Pudding

Coconut Pudding

Strawberry Pudding

Basic Egg Custard

Variations

Rich Egg Custard

Skinny Custard

Chocolate Custard

Caramel Custard

Bread and Butter Pudding

Variations

Lowfat Bread Pudding

Almond Prune Bread Pudding

Dated Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce

Onion Bread pudding

Boston Brown Bread

14. Meals for One

Tips for Cooking for One

Nutrition Tips

Barbecue Steak with Yams and Honeyed Banana

Stuffed Vegie Dinner with Baby Vegetables and Poached Fruit

Variations

Stuffed Onion Dinner

Stuffed Zucchini Dinner

Lamb Chops with Creamy Dill Sauce, Jam, and Bread Pudding

Aunt Maureen's Chicken Soup

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761512851
Editor:
Sternad, Denise
Publisher:
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Editor:
Sternad, Denise
Author:
Keane, Maureen
Author:
Chace, Daniella
Author:
Keane, Maureen B.
Location:
Rocklin, CA :
Subject:
Special Appliances
Subject:
Pressure cookery
Subject:
Methods - Special Appliances
Subject:
One-dish meals
Subject:
General Cooking
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Appliance Cooking
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19971231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
LINE DRAWINGS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.49x5.53x.45 in. .54 lbs.

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Pressure Cooking the Easy Way: Home-Cooked Flavors for Today's Easy-To-Use Pressure Cookers
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"Synopsis" by , More and more people are turning to today's convenient, easy-to-use pressure cookers to prepare hearty, home-style meals in half the time the microwave takes. They'll find detailed pressure cooking tips and nearly 100 delicious, nutritious, fast recipes here, like Lobster Steamed in Beer, Lamb Stew, and more.
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