The Pressure Cooker Gourmet: 225 Recipes for Great-Tasting, Long-Simmered Flavors in Just Minutes

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Harvard Common Press, Dec 3, 2004 - Cooking - 368 pages
The Pressure Cooker Gourmet is by far the most creative collection of recipes available for this remarkable appliance. It gives you vast new possibilities for weekday cooking and expanded creative options for weekends, helping you prepare wonderful stews, roasts, and other traditionally labor-intensive dishes in a matter of minutes.

Make these fantastic recipes and more in a fraction of the usual time!
  • Quick Chicken with Garlic, Tarragon, and Red Wine (6 minutes)
  • Mediterranean Lamb and Green Bean Stew (23 minutes)
  • Brown Rice Risotto with Leeks, Fennel, and Fontina Cheese (33 minutes)
  • Indian-Style Shrimp Curry with Potatoes and Tomatoes (10 minutes)
  • Pork and Clams Portuguese Style (15 minutes)
  • Not-So-Classic Red Beans and Rice with Thyme and Andouille Sausage (36 minutes)
  • Acorn Squash with Celery Sage Stuffing and Tangerine Juice (15 minutes)
  • Chocolate Almond Pudding Cake with Raspberry Sauce (17 minutes)
 

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User Review  - nate100 - Overstock.com

This book takes pressure cooking to a higher level. I suggest some basic knowledge of this style of cooking is necessary be fore attempting some of these. Some good entertaining recipes that will surprise your guests. Read full review

The Pressure Cooker Gourmet: 225 Recipes for Great-Tasting, Long-Simmered Flavors in Just Minutes

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Wise is the author and coauthor of numerous other cookbooks, including The Well-Filled Microwave Cookbook. Here she provides dozens of recipes for today's "100% Safe" pressure cookers, from ... Read full review

Contents

Splendid Soups
13
Homey to Haute
59
Under Pressure
115
Simple to Sublime
147
Quick and Creative
171
Worldly Ways with Rice Wheat and Corn
213
Lively Legumes
255
Notable Tomato Sauces
287
Spiced and Pickled Fruits and Vegetables
297
A Savory Set of Custards and Steamed Puddings
313
Sweet Finales
327
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Victoria Wise was the first chef at Chez Panisse and went on to become chef/owner of Berkeley's Pig-by-the-Tail and co-owner with Susanna Hoffman of Oakland's Good & Plenty Café. Her most recent Workman book was The Smith & Hawken Gardeners' Community Cookbook. She lives in Oakland, California.

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