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The Ultimate Pressure-Cooker Cookbook

Nobody knows more about pressure cookers than Vickie Smith, creator of the leading pressure-cooker Web site, MissVickie.com. Now, at last, Miss Vickie has gathered all of her pressure-cooker wisdom into a book. Whether you're a pressure-cooker newcomer or a longtime fan, you'll find all the recipes, techniques, and tips you need for a lifetime of great pressure-cooker meals.

Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes is jam-packed with nearly 400 fast, tasty, foolproof recipes, ranging from one-pot meals like Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms to Sweet and Sour Pork, Navy Bean Soup, and Chocolate Malt Cheesecake. Miss Vickie's detailed recipe instructions and special techniques, such as "pan in pot" pressure cooking, guarantee that each dish comes out perfectly cooked--and perfectly delicious.

But Miss Vickie gives you more than just great recipes. Her book also provides in-depth guidance on every aspect of choosing and using a pressure cooker, including

  • A buyers' guide to modern pressure cookers
  • Step-by-step pressure-cooker instructions
  • Pressure-cooker safety
  • Basic and advanced pressure-cooking techniques
  • Common mistakes in pressure cookery
  • Adapting recipes to the pressure cooker
  • Tips, tricks, and troubleshooting

Offering hundreds of recipes that are proven to work--and proven delicious--plus plain-English answers to all of your pressure-cooker questions, Miss Vickie has created the single most useful pressure-cooker book ever published. It's a resource you'll turn to again and again as you explore the world of pressure-cooker possibilities and pleasures.

Synopsis:

The ultimate pressure cooker cookbook-from the woman behind the top pressure cooker recipe Web site

Vickie Smith's pressure cooker Web site, MissVickie.com, has been a huge success, with more than 2 million visitors since 2001. Now, bowing to demands from her fans, Miss Vickie has at last gathered all of her pressure cooker wisdom into a mammoth cookbook-and created an indispensable reference for everyone who owns a pressure cooker. This hefty paperback is jam-packed with nearly 400 fast, tasty, foolproof recipes, and Miss Vickie's detailed recipe instructions and special techniques, such as "pan in pot" pressure cooking, guarantee that each dish comes out perfectly cooked. In addition to the recipes, Miss Vickie also provides in-depth guidance on choosing a pressure cooker as well as on cooking techniques, safety, maintenance, troubleshooting, and more.

Vickie Smith (Lancaster, CA) is the founder of the immensely popular MissVickie.com pressure cooker Web site.

Synopsis:

The Ultimate Pressure-Cooker Cookbook

Nobody knows more about pressure cookers than Vickie Smith, creator of the leading pressure-cooker Web site, MissVickie.com. Now, at last, Miss Vickie has gathered all of her pressure-cooker wisdom into a book. Whether you're a pressure-cooker newcomer or a longtime fan, you'll find all the recipes, techniques, and tips you need for a lifetime of great pressure-cooker meals.

Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes is jam-packed with nearly 400 fast, tasty, foolproof recipes, ranging from one-pot meals like Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms to Sweet and Sour Pork, Navy Bean Soup, and Chocolate Malt Cheesecake. Miss Vickie's detailed recipe instructions and special techniques, such as "pan in pot" pressure cooking, guarantee that each dish comes out perfectly cooked--and perfectly delicious.

But Miss Vickie gives you more than just great recipes. Her book also provides in-depth guidance on every aspect of choosing and using a pressure cooker, including:

*

A buyers' guide to modern pressure cookers

*

Step-by-step pressure-cooker instructions

*

Pressure-cooker safety

*

Basic and advanced pressure-cooking techniques

*

Common mistakes in pressure cookery

*

Adapting recipes to the pressure cooker

*

Tips, tricks, and troubleshooting

Offering hundreds of recipes that are proven to work--and proven delicious--plus plain-English answers to all of your pressure-cooker questions, Miss Vickie has created the single most useful pressure-cooker book ever published. It's a resource you'll turn to again and again as you explore the world of pressure-cooker possibilities and pleasures.

Synopsis:

The first book from the creator of the wildly popular site www.MissVickie.com, Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes is a must-have for pressure cooker owners everywhere. This essential reference is jam-packed with in-depth advice on buying, using, and maintaining a pressure cooker safely and simply.  The 386 foolproof recipes have been designed especially for pressure cookers, and include dishes for every meal and every occasion. Recipe chapters include Beef; Chicken; Pork and Ham; Lamb; Fish and Seafood; Beans and Legumes; Rice; Vegetables; Desserts and Sweet Endings; Fabulous Fruitcakes; and Bountiful Breakfasts. One-Pot Meals are specially designated throughout the book, and include delicious dishes such as Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms and Yankee Pot Roast with Vegetables and Gravy. All the recipes are quick and easy enough for everyday weeknight cooking, with easy-to-find ingredients and detailed, accessible directions. The first half of the book is packed with useful advice to help readers get the most out of their pressure cookers, with chapters such as Basic Pressure Cooker Techniques; Advanced Pressure Cooker Techniques; Safety; Accessory Items; Cleaning and Maintenance; Adapting Recipes to the Pressure Cooker; Tips and Tricks; Troubleshooting; The Best-Kept Cooking Secret; and much more. Perfect for experienced pressure cooker users and novices alike,  this bible of pressure cookery includes everything a home cook could ever need to know,  all compiled into one indispensable reference.

About the Author

Vickie Smith is the creator of the immensely popular MissVickie.com pressure-cooker Web site, which has attracted more than 2 million visitors since 2001.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

The History of the Pressure Cooker.

The Benefits of Modern Pressure Cookers.

How Does It Do That Thing It Does?

Pressure-Cooking Techniques.

A Buyer's Gide to Modern Pressure Cookers.

Step-by-Step Pressure-Cooker Instructions.

Pressure-Cooker Safety.

Pressure: Getting It, Keeping It, Releasing It.

Basic Pressure-Cooking Techniques.

Advanced Pressure-Cooking Techniques.

Accessory Items.

Pressure-Cooker Cleaning and Maintenance.

Common Mistakes in Pressure Cookery.

Adapting Recipes to the Pressure Cooker.

Test Drive Your Pressure Cooker.

Water and Other Liquids.

Troubleshooting.

Tips and Tricks.

The Best-Kept Cooking Secret.

The Best Cuts of Meat for Pressure Cooking.

Dried Beans, Peas, and Legumes.

Pressure Cooking Pasta.

Pressure-Cooling Time Charts.

Manufacturers and Suppliers.

Beef.

Chicken.

Pork and Ham.

Lamb.

Fish and Seafood.

Beans and Legumes.

Rice.

Vegetables.

Desserts and Sweet Endings.

Fabulous Fruitcakes.

Bountiful Breakfasts.

Index.

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Kate Deeks, November 30, 2009 (view all comments by Kate Deeks)
Miss Vickie's website is THE authority on everything related to pressure cooking. Have perused the book and can't wait to try recipes. Timing is very important in pressure cooking- and she does a good job on outlining it with variables.
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9780764597268
Author:
Smith, Vickie
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
February 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.13 x 7.38 in

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"Synopsis" by , The ultimate pressure cooker cookbook-from the woman behind the top pressure cooker recipe Web site

Vickie Smith's pressure cooker Web site, MissVickie.com, has been a huge success, with more than 2 million visitors since 2001. Now, bowing to demands from her fans, Miss Vickie has at last gathered all of her pressure cooker wisdom into a mammoth cookbook-and created an indispensable reference for everyone who owns a pressure cooker. This hefty paperback is jam-packed with nearly 400 fast, tasty, foolproof recipes, and Miss Vickie's detailed recipe instructions and special techniques, such as "pan in pot" pressure cooking, guarantee that each dish comes out perfectly cooked. In addition to the recipes, Miss Vickie also provides in-depth guidance on choosing a pressure cooker as well as on cooking techniques, safety, maintenance, troubleshooting, and more.

Vickie Smith (Lancaster, CA) is the founder of the immensely popular MissVickie.com pressure cooker Web site.

"Synopsis" by , The Ultimate Pressure-Cooker Cookbook

Nobody knows more about pressure cookers than Vickie Smith, creator of the leading pressure-cooker Web site, MissVickie.com. Now, at last, Miss Vickie has gathered all of her pressure-cooker wisdom into a book. Whether you're a pressure-cooker newcomer or a longtime fan, you'll find all the recipes, techniques, and tips you need for a lifetime of great pressure-cooker meals.

Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes is jam-packed with nearly 400 fast, tasty, foolproof recipes, ranging from one-pot meals like Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms to Sweet and Sour Pork, Navy Bean Soup, and Chocolate Malt Cheesecake. Miss Vickie's detailed recipe instructions and special techniques, such as "pan in pot" pressure cooking, guarantee that each dish comes out perfectly cooked--and perfectly delicious.

But Miss Vickie gives you more than just great recipes. Her book also provides in-depth guidance on every aspect of choosing and using a pressure cooker, including:

*

A buyers' guide to modern pressure cookers

*

Step-by-step pressure-cooker instructions

*

Pressure-cooker safety

*

Basic and advanced pressure-cooking techniques

*

Common mistakes in pressure cookery

*

Adapting recipes to the pressure cooker

*

Tips, tricks, and troubleshooting

Offering hundreds of recipes that are proven to work--and proven delicious--plus plain-English answers to all of your pressure-cooker questions, Miss Vickie has created the single most useful pressure-cooker book ever published. It's a resource you'll turn to again and again as you explore the world of pressure-cooker possibilities and pleasures.

"Synopsis" by , The first book from the creator of the wildly popular site www.MissVickie.com, Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes is a must-have for pressure cooker owners everywhere. This essential reference is jam-packed with in-depth advice on buying, using, and maintaining a pressure cooker safely and simply.  The 386 foolproof recipes have been designed especially for pressure cookers, and include dishes for every meal and every occasion. Recipe chapters include Beef; Chicken; Pork and Ham; Lamb; Fish and Seafood; Beans and Legumes; Rice; Vegetables; Desserts and Sweet Endings; Fabulous Fruitcakes; and Bountiful Breakfasts. One-Pot Meals are specially designated throughout the book, and include delicious dishes such as Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms and Yankee Pot Roast with Vegetables and Gravy. All the recipes are quick and easy enough for everyday weeknight cooking, with easy-to-find ingredients and detailed, accessible directions. The first half of the book is packed with useful advice to help readers get the most out of their pressure cookers, with chapters such as Basic Pressure Cooker Techniques; Advanced Pressure Cooker Techniques; Safety; Accessory Items; Cleaning and Maintenance; Adapting Recipes to the Pressure Cooker; Tips and Tricks; Troubleshooting; The Best-Kept Cooking Secret; and much more. Perfect for experienced pressure cooker users and novices alike,  this bible of pressure cookery includes everything a home cook could ever need to know,  all compiled into one indispensable reference.
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