Pressure Cookers: Tutorials, Guides & Recipes

Curious about pressure-cooking? You’re in the right place. We’ll show you how to use a pressure cooker pot, plus offer tips, recipes and techniques.

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Pressure-Cooker Turkey with Berry Compote

This delicious dish gives you a way to get all that yummy turkey flavor without heating up the house, and the berries make the perfect summer sauce. For a browner turkey, just broil it for a few minutes before serving. —Margaret Bracher, Robertsdale, Alabama

Pressure-Cooker Cinnamon Applesauce

1 review

Homemade applesauce is a breeze in an electric pressure cooker. A few minutes of prep and a short cook time...


Pressure-Cooker Tequila Poached Pears

Tequila may seem an unusual ingredient, but give it a try! The fresh pears and mint make the dessert deliciously...


Pressure-Cooker Cranberry Stuffed Apples

Cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts add a homey autumn flavor to these stuffed apples. What a lovely old-fashioned treat! —Grace Sandvigen,...


Pressure-Cooker Mushroom Rice Pilaf

1 review

A few modifications to our Great-Aunt Bernice's easy pilaf recipe made it a much-requested item for potlucks, barbecues and family...

Pressure-Cooker Black-Eyed Peas with Ham

1 review

Here's a regional favorite I grew to love after moving to the South, pressure-cooker black-eyed peas. You'll never want to...


Pressure-Cooker Fish Stew

I love fish and chowder, so this stew is a favorite of mine. It's made without cream or whole milk...

Pressure-Cooker Southwestern Breakfast Casserole

1 review

I created this recipe for a breakfast-for-dinner meal one day, and it’s also become a favorite on chilly mornings. Such...


Pressure-Cooker Hawaiian Breakfast Hash

1 review

Breakfast is our favorite meal, and we love a wide variety of dishes. This hash brown recipe is full of...


Pressure-Cooker Gruyere and Prosciutto Strata

Prosciutto, sweet onions and Gruyere combine for a perfect brunch dish that's extra flavorful for a lighter dish, and the...


Pressure-Cooker Light Deviled Eggs

Our updated version of a classic appetizer uses only half the egg yolks of traditional deviled eggs and calls for...

Pressure-Cooker Dressing

Here’s an easy dressing that’s perfect for special get-togethers. Once it’s in the instant cooker, you’re free to turn your...


Pressure-Cooker Clam Sauce

I serve this bright and fresh clam sauce often, usually with pasta. But it's also delectable as a hot dip...


Pressure Cooker Burgundy Beef

2 reviews

When my adult children come for dinner, this is the recipe I turn to first. They all just love it!...


Pressure-Cooker Italian Turkey Breast

1 review

This recipe makes some of the most succulent turkey I've ever eaten. High in lean protein, it’s a smart entree...


Pressure-Cooked Broccoli Egg Cups

Serving brunch? These delicious Instant Pot egg cups are filled with crunchy bites of broccoli and served in ramekins. I...

Pressure-Cooker Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal

1 review

There's nothing like a bowl of warm oatmeal in the morning, and my spiced version works in a pressure cooker....


Pressure Cooker Boeuf Bourguignon

2 reviews

I've wanted to make beef Burgundy ever since I got one of Julia Child's cookbooks, but I wanted to find...


Pressure-Cooker Beet, Grapefruit & Onion Salad

My husband loves, loves pickled beets. I paired them with a little citrus for an Eastery salad. It...


Pressure Cooker Molten Mocha Cake

1 review

When I first made my decadent chocolate cake, my husband's and daughter's expressions said it all. She says it's one...


Pressure Cooker Winter Fruit Compote

3 reviews

You can make this colorful and easy fruit relish up to a week in advance. It's an outstanding accompaniment to...


Pressure-Cooker Cranberry Hot Wings

1 review

Cranberry wings remind me of all the wonderful celebrations and parties we've had through the years. My daughter?s friends can?t...


Pressure-Cooker Cranberry Apple Red Cabbage

When I was looking for something new, I started playing with flavors and came up with this very tasty dish....