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Miss Vickie’s Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes (Paperback)

Miss Vickie's Big Book of Pressure Cooker Recipes

Smith, founder of MissVickie.com, a highly trafficked Web site devoted to all things steam-pressured, compiles her expertise in a single tome, covering the history of pressure cookery from its inception in the 17th century to its resurgence today. Smith extols pressure cooking’s benefits, including fuel efficiency, faster cooking time, reduced fats, higher levels of nutrient retention and the ability to create lower-cost one-pot meals. Several pages are devoted to exact cooking times for specific vegetables, meats, fish, beans and even pasta shapes. Though there are a fair number of recipes featuring legumes, for example, this cookbook is mainly geared to a meat-eating audience. As might be expected, a good deal are stewlike creations, but Smith covers eclectic ground with dishes like Italian Seasoned Veal Tortellini Stew; Walnut Chicken Braised in Pomegranate Juice; and Mexican Posole (pork stew with green chile and hominy). Outside of the one-pot m (more…)

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13/04/2009 - Posted by | Beef stew recipe pressure cooker |

19 Comments »

  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Pressure cooker cookbook
    I have used this book a few times and have found it very helpful. Not just with recipes but with helpful advice for using my electric pressure cooker.

    Comment by Neith | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  2. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Information rich – variety poor.
    Having recently bought a pressure cooker I bought this book in the hopes that it would go some way in expanding my current very limited repertoire.

    Comment by Maddy | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Pressure cooker cookbook
    I have used this book a few times and have found it very helpful. Not just with recipes but with helpful advice for using my electric pressure cooker.

    Comment by Neith | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  4. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Information rich – variety poor.
    Having recently bought a pressure cooker I bought this book in the hopes that it would go some way in expanding my current very limited repertoire.

    Comment by Maddy | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Must read for pressure cooker owners
    This is the only book I need as a pressure cooker owner. It’s full of information…. more than just a recipe book.

    Comment by Anonymous | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Must read for pressure cooker owners
    This is the only book I need as a pressure cooker owner. It’s full of information…. more than just a recipe book.

    Comment by Anonymous | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    AWESOME BOOK! MS. VICKIE DID HER HOMEWORK
    This book is very comprehensive into pressure cooking to include the origin and history of pressure cooking and the proper uses of it.

    Comment by Frisco | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  8. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    AWESOME BOOK! MS. VICKIE DID HER HOMEWORK
    This book is very comprehensive into pressure cooking to include the origin and history of pressure cooking and the proper uses of it.

    Comment by Frisco | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  9. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Buy this one first.
    “Miss Vickie” has most info on pressure cooking, plus some recipes possibly better than others. Her chapters of valuable tables and guides printed in good size type really make…

    Comment by Gallia | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  10. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Buy this one first.
    “Miss Vickie” has most info on pressure cooking, plus some recipes possibly better than others. Her chapters of valuable tables and guides printed in good size type really make…

    Comment by Gallia | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  11. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Pressure Cooking 101
    This is a wonderful book for the beginner (like me) and the experienced pressure cooker user like my mother was.
    It answers all of those “Did you ever wonder why…

    Comment by Chita | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  12. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Pressure Cooking 101
    This is a wonderful book for the beginner (like me) and the experienced pressure cooker user like my mother was.
    It answers all of those “Did you ever wonder why…

    Comment by Chita | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  13. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Looking for a pressure cooker cookbook? This is it!
    If you are getting into pressure cooker cooking, this is a must have book. It’s full of good recipes, and helpful tips. Do check out the Miss Vicky website too.

    Comment by Metta | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  14. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Looking for a pressure cooker cookbook? This is it!
    If you are getting into pressure cooker cooking, this is a must have book. It’s full of good recipes, and helpful tips. Do check out the Miss Vicky website too.

    Comment by Metta | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  15. 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Go back to time and time again
    Very good, basic pressure cooker recipes. Easy to follow, lots of good tips and pressure cooker care. Many tables for quick reference.

    Comment by Tuwa | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  16. 4.0 out of 5 stars
    Go back to time and time again
    Very good, basic pressure cooker recipes. Easy to follow, lots of good tips and pressure cooker care. Many tables for quick reference.

    Comment by Tuwa | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  17. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Must Have for new pressure cooker users!
    I recently found I was gluten intolerant and switched from a meat/wheat based diet to whole grains and legumes, so I bought a new electric pressure cooker.

    Comment by Adair | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  18. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A Must Have for new pressure cooker users!
    I recently found I was gluten intolerant and switched from a meat/wheat based diet to whole grains and legumes, so I bought a new electric pressure cooker.

    Comment by Adair | 13/04/2009 | Reply

  19. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Very, very informative!
    This book contains all the info for a beginner like me and I keep it handy as a good reference source.

    Comment by Philemon | 13/04/2009 | Reply


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