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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