Pressure Cookers

The modern stovetop Pressure Cooker is a home cook’s best friend when rich, penetrating flavors and not a lot
of time come together - you’ll get it done, and done oh, so well, in a top quality stovetop Pressure Cooker.
Pressure Cooking use to be a real challenge (see our article “
The Pressure Cooker - Then and Now” for a little
history about how it use to be when the Pressure Cooker was in its early years and science had not yet caught
up with the needs of cooks and chefs, and every time a Pressure Cooker was used, there was no guarantee
that the meal would not hit the ceiling or the floor before it reached the plate.

On this page, see Stovetop Pressure Cookers from Fagor, Kuhn Rikon and Presto (see more Fagor on Page 2).

See also,
Electric Pressure Cookers.


Food and Cooking Tip: Silicone Bakeware
A NiftyKitchen.com Food and Cooking Tip:
The Pressure Cooker - Then and Now: Years ago the words “pressure cooker” could cause a grown man to suddenly run an errand blocks away from his house and the kids to have a burning urge to do their homework, leaving Poor Mom deserted to deal with it herself … read more.


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Presto 01264 6-Quart Aluminum Pressure Cooker
Presto Aluminum Pressure Cookers

Presto Pressure Cookers cut down normal cooking time dramatically while preserving the nutrients and flavors of your food. They even tenderizes tough cuts of meat over a short period of time, and can be used on regular or smooth top ranges. They features air vent/cover locks, automatic pressure regulators, cooking racks, and complete recipe/instruction books. Features:
  • Cooks three to ten times faster than ordinary cooking methods
  • Pressure cooking preserves flavors and nutrients, and even tenderizes lean cuts of meat
  • Pressure regulator maintains the proper cooking pressure automatically
  • Ideal for use on regular and smooth-top ranges
  • Strong, heavy-gauge aluminum for quick, even heating, easy cleaning, and long life
  • Cover lock indicator shows at a glance if there is pressure inside the cooker
  • Includes cooking rack and complete 64-page instruction/recipe book
Presto 4-Qt. Aluminum Pressure Cooker, Model 01241
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Presto 6-Qt. Aluminum Pressure Cooker, Model 01264
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Presto 8-Qt. Aluminum Pressure Cooker, Model 01282
Compare at $121.55, Our Price Only $90.04


Presto 01362   6-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
Presto Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers

Presto Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers cut down normal cooking time dramatically while preserving the nutrients and flavors of your food. They even tenderize tough cuts of meat over a short period of time, and can be used on regular or smooth top ranges. They feature air vent/cover locks, automatic pressure regulators, cooking racks, and complete recipe/instruction books. Features:
  • Cooks three to ten times faster than ordinary cooking methods
  • Pressure cooking preserves flavors and nutrients, and even tenderizes lean cuts of meat
  • Pressure regulator maintains the proper cooking pressure automatically
  • Ideal for use on regular and smooth-top ranges
  • Luxurious stainless steel for long lasting beauty and easy cleaning
  • Cover lock indicator shows at a glance if there is pressure inside the cooker
  • Includes cooking rack and complete 64-page instruction/recipe book
Presto 4-Qt. Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker, Model 01341
Compare at $71.77, Our Price Only $53.16
Presto 6-Qt. Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker, Model 01362
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Presto 8-Qt. Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker, Model 01370
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National Presto Industries 01781 23-Quart Pressure Canner and Cooker
Presto Pressure Canner and Cookers

Presto Pressure Canner and Cookers allow you to can your low-acid vegetables, meat and fish safely, and according to the U.S.D.A. It can also double as a water bath to can fruits, preserves and make jams and jellies. Polished aluminum material is warp-resistant and suitable for use on regular and smooth top ranges. Features:
  • Easy-to-read gauge automatically registers a complete range of processing temperatures
  • Air vent/cover lock allows pressure to build up only when the cover is closed properly and prevents the cover from opening until pressure is safely reduced
  • Canners are constructed of extra-strong, warp-resistant aluminum and are suitable for use on regular and smooth-top ranges
  • Includes cooking/canning rack and complete instruction and recipe book
Presto 16-Quart Pressure Canner and Cooker, Model 01755
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Presto 23-Quart Pressure Canner and Cooker, Model 01781
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Fagor 4 qt Duo Pressure Cooker
Fagor Duo Stainless Steel
Pressure Cookers

Fagor Duo Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers feature dual pressure settings and sleek black ergonomically designed handles. All you have to do is load the cooker with all of your ingredients, lock the lid in place and begin cooking. A triple safety system is featured which includes a safety locking handle to prevent accidental opening under pressure, a dual pressure control valve, and two independent over pressure release valves to avoid pressure build up. The bonded aluminum diffuser base can be used on any type of cooking surface, allowing greater versatility in today's ever-evolving kitchen, and ensures even heat distribution and fuel efficiency. A stainless steel steamer basket and trivet is also included which doubles as a colander, making this high-quality pressure cooker an essential tool for fast, easy and healthy cooking. In today's time-starved world, any item that allows for quicker food preparation while retaining essential nutrients and vitamins is something everyone can appreciate. 18/10 stainless steel. Dishwasher safe. Additional features include:
  • Spring type mechanism in dial format can be maneuvered from low to high without changing valves
  • Impact bonded aluminum diffuser base for even heat distribution and fuel efficiency
  • Automatic pressure release position and visual pressure indicator
  • Safety locking handle prevents accidental opening under pressure
  • Can be used on all types of heat sources
  • Stainless steel steamer basket and trivet plus instruction manual with canning recipes are all included.
Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 4-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 6-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 8-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Fagor Duo Stainless Steel 10-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Fagor Duo Combi Set Duo Pressure Cooker
Fagor Duo Pressure Cooker Combination Set

Set Includes:
  • 4-Quart Duo pot
  • 8-Quart Duo pot
  • 1 Duo pressure cooker lid which fits both pots
  • 1 Tempered glass lid which fits both pots
  • Stainless steel pasta basket
  • Recipe book
Compare at $207.94, Our Price Only $159.95


Fagor 6 qt Splendid Pressure Cooker
Fagor Splendid Stainless Steel
Pressure Cookers

Preparing healthy and flavorful meals could not be made easier than with Fagor's Splendid Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers. All you have to do is load the cooker with all of your ingredients, lock the lid in place and begin cooking. The bonded aluminum diffuser base ensures even heat distribution and fuel efficiency. A triple safety system is also featured which includes a safety locking handle to prevent accidental opening under pressure, a dual pressure control valve, and two independent over pressure release valves to avoid pressure build up. The pot is even dishwasher safe making clean-up a breeze. In today's time-starved world, any item that allows for quicker food preparation while retaining essential nutrients and vitamins is something everyone can appreciate. Additional features include:
  • Visual pressure indicator which lets user know when all pressure has been released
  • One pressure setting in a spring-valve mechanism operated by a dial format
  • Can be used on all types of heat sources including gas, electric, ceramic top and induction
  • Instruction manual and recipe book included
Fagor Splendid Stainless Steel 4-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Fagor Splendid Stainless Steel 6-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Fagor Splendid Stainless Steel 10-Quart Pressure Cooker
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Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers

In a hurry? You'll decrease cooking time up to one-third without sacrificing flavor or nutrients. In addition, Duromatic's spring-loaded valve takes away the guesswork of cooking by offering visual indicators for you to see the exact pressure so you can time your cooking accordingly. Unlike pressure cookers of yesteryear, you'll never experience noisy steam escaping or mushy food! The integrated lid-locking system offers no fewer than five safety release systems. Perhaps most important is that you can cook high-fiber, low-fat foods in record time while preserving essential vitamins and nutrients - and conserving energy! The 18/10 stainless surface won't interact with food; interior fill lines prevent overfilling. Comes with a Quick Cuisine cookbook that includes delicious recipes for everything from savory dishes to desserts. Made in Switzerland; 10-year warranty.

3.5-Quart: Compare at $220.00, Our Price Only $153.00
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Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Stockpot Pressure Cookers

Kuhn Rikon Duromatic Stockpot Pressure Cookers take pressure cooking to a new level - Everything about them is thicker and heavier to stand up to daily use year after year. Features:
  • 18/10 stainless steel will not interact with food
  • Solid thermal aluminum sandwich for even browning and rapid heat absorption
  • Five over-pressure safety systems, UL listed
  • Integrated automatic locking system
  • New generation spring-loaded precision valve
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8-Quart: Compare at $420.00, Our Price Only $349.95
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Kuhn Rikon Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers

Want to speed up your cooking time and reduce your energy bill at the same time? With Kuhn Rikon's Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers, you can do both - you'll reduce your cooking time by one-third and your energy use by 70 percent! The Swiss-made, pressure cookers are equipped with a special spring-loaded valve that eliminates every bit of the guesswork. The integral lid-locking system comes with 5 safety steam-release systems that pretty much eliminate mishaps once associated with pressure cookers. The 18/10 stainless steel cooker won't react to foods being cooked, and the solid thermal aluminum bottom promotes even browning and rapid heat absorption. The bottom pan is dishwasher safe.

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5-Quart: Compare at $220.00, Our Price Only $154.58
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Kuhn Rikon DM Anniversary Pressure Cooker

Wwith the Duromatic Pressure Cooker, you can prepare most dishes in 1/3 of the time it takes using conventional methods. The Swiss-made Duromatic cooker redefines "fast food" by cooking high-fiber, low-fat foods in record time, preserving all of the vitamins and essential nutrients. The cooker prepares grains, meats, chicken and vegetables - not to mention desserts. It's the one piece of cookware to own if you're looking for a quick method for preparing healthy food. And, unlike the pressure cookers that came before, this one eliminates all of the guesswork associated with pressure cooking with visual indicators that let you see the exact pressure and time. Aluminum core provides essential heat conductivity. It also comes with an integrated lid-locking system, stainless steaming trivet, multiple safety release systems and a 10-year warranty. 18/10 Stainless Steel. Dishwasher-safe.

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