Here are some reasons to using a pressure cooker.
First, it saves cooking time. Using the rapid cooking feature, you will be able to have a meal cooked quicker than it normally would over the stove, and you would not even need to be watching over it. This feature also uses less energy; thus, would save you money when it comes to any energy usage. To get the best deal out of the cooking, always refer to the cooker’s manual, or you can check online for the manufacturer’s Website for the timetables of different types of food. Different brands may have different timetables as their cooker may be designed differently.
No one likes to eat meat that does not tear apart easily with the chew of your teeth. Thus, meats should be tenderized so that we can enjoy the meat without whine. Over the stove, tenderizing would require specific spices, energy from beating with mallets, and time for meats to become tender. However, pressure cookers can eliminate that problem as the mechanics of its pressure is designed to tender meat to become juicy and tender.
These cookers can also cook soups, stocks for soups, or gravies quickly. Using high pressure cooking on meat bones, the flavors can be derived from it to become extremely flavorful stocks. These can then be kept in the freezer to freeze and be used when needed, which saves cost on needing to buy ingredients, as well as the energy to cook it.
Speaking flavors, should you follow the manual or timetable of cooking specific foods under high pressure with no water, the flavors will be compressed and sealed into the food. This makes the food naturally more flavorful. Furthermore, it seals the nutrients into the food, not allowing them to disperse while cooking under the high pressure.