Pressure Cooker For Dummies, That I Mean Me (2007-11-15)
However, with today's technology, I believe even dummies like me can
safely operate one. So I got one.
This T-fal Clipso Control 6-L dual handle pressure cooker is
easy to use. What I like first and foremost is its safety
features which does not allow the lid to be opened if pressure is not
released first. And if too much pressure (exceeds 80kPa) is built
up during cooking (such as when you forget to turn down the heat which
is impossible because there's a timer to tell you when to turn down
valves kick in and release pressure automatically through the steam
vent or under the lid.
Speaking of the timer, it is a removable device on the lid that
beeps once it detects the
pressure that has reached inside the pot so the user can reduce heat at
that point. And once the set cooking time is reached, it beeps
alert the user to turn off the heat. It's so foolproof that you
simply can't mess up the pressure control and cooking time.
For someone like me who frequently makes Chinese soup and stew that
takes 2.5 to 3 hours to cook, a pressure cooker is essential.
I can also see it as our tiny effort to helping conserve the world's energy,
kekekekekeke. Yeah, I like to justify everything I buy.
P.S. At the time of choosing this pressure cooker, I hadn't
the high setting only reaches 11.6psi. Ideally an efficient
pressure cooker should cook at 15psi to take maximum advantage of
pressure cooking. But T-fal dual handle cookers do look the
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