pressure cookers

Dangers Posed by Defective Pressure Cookers

Pressure cookers have gained traction in modern kitchens as a convenient and time-saving way to cook healthy meals in just minutes. These popular appliances trap steam beneath the lid, cooking foods at scalding temperatures topping 300 ºF.  While its usefulness is widely praised in households across the country, many people are unaware of the inherent… read more

Pressure Cooker Explosions [Infographic]

Pressure Cooker Overview Higher Temperatures The tight-fitting lid prevents steam from escaping. Pressure builds, allowing inside temperatures to rise above the normal boiling point of 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Direct Contact The steam’s heat is transferred directly to the surface of the food. Improved Safety A safety lid which is designed to prevent pressure build-up if… read more