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Last Week's Contest Winners

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Cook the Book: Cooking Under Pressure: robertm73, Heidi B., mom2twinz, k_d, and Nezrite. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Risotto with Mushrooms, Olives, and Leeks

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 7 comments

"The texture was perfectly creamy, as any good risotto should be." [Photograph: Caroline Russock] For our final pressure cooker vs. traditional cooking methods face-off, I decided to focus on risotto. If you've ever made risotto at home you know making... More

Cook the Book: Boston 'Baked' Beans

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 10 comments

[Photograph: Caroline Russock] My consumption of baked beans is usually limited to barbecue joints but I was dying to see how dried beans would fare in the pressure cooker. This recipe for Boston "Baked" Beans from Cooking Under Pressure by... More

Autumn Stew

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The following recipe is from the January 20 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! If I had to pick a group of vegetables that I stay away from in the... More

Cook the Book: Tomato Sauce with Hot Pork Sausage

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 20 comments

"I didn't expect this sauce to taste nearly as good as it did." [Photograph: Caroline Russock] Call it what you will: ragu, bolognese, or Sunday night dinner—nothing satisfies like a plate of pasta with a meaty red sauce. But a... More

Cook the Book: Boeuf en Daube Provençal

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 14 comments

After yesterday's resoundingly successful chicken broth made in less than an hour with the help of my new pressure cooker, I was curious to see what other tricks this magical vessel had up its sleeve. The broth was incredible, but,... More

Cook the Book: Chicken Broth

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 19 comments

[Photograph: JoePhoto] Homemade chicken stock and broth is an all-day affair—not very labor-intensive, but time-consuming. Once every month or two I chose a day when I am free from obligations and when my crisper drawer is brimming with vegetables that... More

Cook the Book: Cooking Under Pressure

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"We'll be featuring recipes for broths, stews, and vegetarian dishes that usually require hours of cooking time and pitting them against the quick-cooked versions." While watching an episode of Iron Chef America a few weeks ago I noticed early in the competition that both chefs were making very good use of their pressure cookers. They were cooking tough cuts of meat and tenderizing vegetables that usually call for hours of cooking time in a matter of minutes. This got me thinking: Why don't more home cooks use these seemingly miraculous kitchen appliances? I have never used a pressure cooker, and it has barely ever crossed my mind to try one. I've seen plenty of them on thrift store shelves and... More

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