Equipment Review: Best Stovetop Pressure Cookers & Our Testing Winner and Best Buy





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Published on Feb 5, 2013

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A pressure cooker is a modern kitchen's best-kept secret. America's Test Kitchen testing senior editor Lisa McManus explains what to look for when buying a pressure cooker, and reveals which models performed best in our testings.

We tested 8 stovetop pressure cookers to find the best one:
Fissler Vitaquick 8½-Quart Pressure Cooker
Fagor Duo 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
Presto 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
Tramontina 8-Quart Heavy-Duty Pressure Cooker
Kuhn Rikon Duromatic 8½-Quart Stockpot Pressure Cooker
Fagor Futuro 6-Quart Pressure Cooker
Magefesa Practika Plus Stainless Steel 8-Quart Super Fast Pressure Cooker
WMF Perfect Plus 8½-Quart Pressure Cooker

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