The follow-up to Cooking under Pressure takes the lid off pressure cooking in the modern kitchen, with plenty of ten-minute recipes for everything from Risotto with Butternut Squash and Sage to delicious desserts.
Water normally boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit — and doesn't get hotter. But under pressure, it boils at 242 F. In a pressure cooker, food cooks at a higher temperature, which speeds up the cooking process. Above, a 1948 pressure cooker.
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