Use this Practika Plus stainless steel pressure cooker to prepare meals more quickly. The cooker is airtight and utilizes three different settings. This piece also contains several safety features, including a safety edge lid window....more
Cooker is lightweight and cooks fast - but, it never "whistled" for me. Waited an hour for it to whistle and when I realized how much time had elapsed, I turned it off and noted my beans were fully cooked. So, watch out or you'll burn your meal.
Easy to clean and use. I would recommend with the above caveat.
Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
from Central Mountains, AZ,
May 31, 2010
My cooker arrived broken. The locking mechanism was snapped off and rolling around in box. The box looked fine so I assume this happened at factory or enroute through temp changes. Either way I would not order this brand again because a pressure cooker needs to function under extreme temp changes. I have since switched to a fagor brand pressure cooker and have been very satisfied with it. Overstock was great with return and person who assisted me was very helpful. However I did have to go to my ups store to return item. Overstock would be well served to send a gift certificate to customers who are inconvenienced by a faulty product.
I've cooked several things with it now and have been very happy with it. I'm experienced with an old one for many years, and only had to give it up because the rings were no longer available. I'm pretty sure the silicone ring that this new cooker has will last longer, and it certainly builds up pressure quickly. I was not fond of the old rattling kind of cooker that I used to have, but at least I didn't have to stand over it to know whether it was at pressure. This new one is nice and quiet, but I can't even see the red button from across the room. In fact, I'm a little short and have to stand on tip toe right over it to see if it's come up or not. However, it does reach pressure fast and I have not had it lose pressure until I let it cool. It could possibly be improved by having some sort of audible signal or a button that sticks up higher. I have a ceramic cooktop with 3 sizes of burners, none of which are an ideal match for this pan for some reason. I have to put it on a burner that seems too small, but that hasn't slowed it down any as far as I can tell. It seems to conduct heat very well.
The product description says it was made in Spain, but the Q&A section says it's made in China. Can you clear up this discrepancy please?velomoose on Nov 30, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for your question. I am sorry for the confusion; this product was made in China. Please let me know if you have any further questions, and thank you for shopping with us! Have a great day! -Racheloverstockcustomercare2 on Dec 1, 2013
Hello deepakrinfy, This pressure cooker has received excellent reviews! Unfortunately, we don't currently have this information available. If we are able to obtain this information, we will update you. I am sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 20, 2013
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