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Common Electric Pressure Cooking Mistakes

Cook with confidence using your electric pressure cooker by avoiding thefollowing common mistakes: Not adding enough liquid. One-half cup liquid is the minimum amount needed. Without liquid, the cooker cannot make steam and without steam, cooking will be uneven. It also increases the risk of a burn error or the […]

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2020 Home Canning Challenges and Risks

Among the shifts in home life brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic is a significant surge in home canning.  This is not surprising, given the gardening boom, more time spent at home, and the economic downturn. Unfortunately, this has created some shortages that are not only frustrating for home preservers […]