Get dinner on the table in less time with this stainless steel pressure cooker set by Practika Plus. This set includes a six-quart and a four-quart pot with a lid to fit either. Pressure cooking is a great way to reduce cooking time and retain vitamins....more
I read lots of reviews on pressure cookers before making my selection. It seems like the top contenders for quality and ease of use are Magefesa and Kuhn Rikon. The latter is pretty stinkin' expensive, but very good quality. I decided on the Magefesa, as it was high quality without the high markup in price.
Its a very nice pressure cooker. Its very simple to use, and the safety features are nice. I like the dial selection for low or high pressure. One note: I've seen several specifications that say it has three pressure settings, but it only has low and high (plus vent). No medium setting, which is fine, but causes some confusion.
As with most other reviews, I'll also add that Magefesa should invest in a native English speaker to translate (or write) their instruction booklet. It reads as though they used Google Translate on it. Some of the errors are comical, while the rest of it can be difficult to understand at times. Overall, its easy to clean, cooks evenly and nice, and seems to be well-built. I wish it came with the steam basket, but it doesn't.
Time to replace old one. Read reviews and purchased. This pressure cooker is fabulous! It is everything they claim. The book doesn't say how to cook dried beans, but I can probably find that at food network.com. I highly recommend following instructions in the book, the lid is unique.
I am very pleased with the purchase. Zero buyer's remorse with this purchase. Had an issue with the shipping, but customer service was great and gave me a discount even though I did not think it was warranted. I am completely satisfied with both the purchase and Overstock's commitment toward customer satisfaction.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Exact Match
Please tell us about the quality of the product. High Quality, Better Than I Expected
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very Accurate, No Surprizes
Some of the Practika Plus pressure cookers sold individually also have a slow cooking level. Does this 3 piece pressure cooker set have 3 levels as well?jsp1003 on Jul 6, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello jsp1003 on, thank you for your interest in the Practika Plus Stainless Steel 3-piece Pressure Cooker Set. The Cooking levels that are on these are:
Fast cook: Maximum 8 psi
Super-fast cook: Maximum 15 psi
Thank you for shopping with us, and have a great day!
overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 15, 2013
The Product details says "Suitable for all type of surfaces"
Would this mean this is suitalbe for an induction cooktop? on May 24, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
This product is designed to be used with all types of cooking surfaces, including an induction cooking top.overstockcustomercare1 on May 30, 2012
this is a stove top pressure cooker, correct? it is not an electrical one with a cord but one that cooks on top of the stove? thankskaayb on Apr 15, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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