Q: I was up late one night, and I purchased a Wolfgang Puck electric pressure cooker on impulse.
Now I'm somewhat scared to use it. And the recipe book didn't excite me either. Help!
Sent by Susan
Editor: Susan, the pressure cooker can be your secret weapon for long-cooked beans, as well as rice, braised meats, and many other kitchen staples. Here's a great intro to pressure cookers and their magical ways:
• Scary-Cool Pressure Cooking: Fast, Healthy, & Less Heat!
Readers, do you have any tips or first recipes for Susan and her impulse-buy pressure cooker?
Related: Food Science: How Pressure Cookers Work