When I bought my first pressure cooker, recipes were few and far between. There were Lorna Sass's books, Miss Vickie's website, and...that was it. I became a pressure cooker recipe collector, saving them whenever I found them.
Over the last couple of years, pressure cookers took off. Every time I turn around, another big cooking website has a feature on pressure cookers. Modernist Cuisine sang the praises of the pressure cooker, and Laura over at Hip Pressure Cooking has dedicated herself to pushing the frontier.
*Pressure cooker Dulce de Leche? My goodness. I'm going to try it...but the idea of pressure cooking a sealed can makes me want to hide behind a blast shield while it cooks.
There is another source for pressure cooker recipes that I want to share. Pressure cooker manufacturers. Pressure cookers usually include a recipe booklet, and more and more of those booklets are available online. If you have a web browser and a PDF reader, you have a bunch of recipes at your fingertips.
*Who cares if you own a Fagor pressure cooker, but get recipes from Kuhn Rikon? They both operate at 15 PSI. Watch out for electric pressure cooker recipes; electric PCs usually max out at 10 PSI, so their recipes take about 20% longer to cook.
The best recipe booklet is from the Godfather of pressure cooking, Kuhn Rikon. Quick Cuisine [PDF] is 100 pages of pressure cooker recipes, tips, and how-to. If you have a pressure cooker, and don't already have a copy of Quick Cuisine, grab this booklet.
Here are the other manuals with recipes I've been able to find.
*If I'm missing any good sources of recipes, please let us know in the comments.
Pressure Cooker Manufacturer RecipesKuhn Rikon Quick Cuisine [PDF, kuhnrikon.com] *Get this one!
Fagor Pressure Cooker Recipe Library [Website, fagoramerica.com]
Fagor Pressure Cooker Home Canning Cookbook [PDF, fagoramerica.com]
Fagor Dessert Kit Recipes [PDF, fagoramerica.com]
Cuisinart Electric Pressure Cooker Recipes [PDF, cuisinart.com]
Presto 8 Quart Pressure Cooker Instruction Manual [PDF, gopresto.com]
T-Fal Pressure Cooking with Jamie Oliver [PDF, tefal.ch (Swiss version of T-Fal Website), h/t commenter AB]
What do you think? Other Pressure Cooker recipe books I missed? Leave them in the comments section below.
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