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The ultimate guide for buying an electric pressure cooker

November 2, 2015
The ultimate guide for buying an electric pressure cooker

Buying guide is needed for every single product in today’s world. Because the market is full of products of different companies. It takes a time to choose the best one for you. In the case of buying an electric pressure cooker, a buying guide is mandatory. At least that’s what I have learned from my previous experience.

Once I bought a pressure cooker without researching about it. Not only research, I didn’t even tell my wife about it. That was one of the biggest mistakes of my life. Do you want to know why? Because my previous pressure cooker exploded.

First, let me make something very clear. What is an electric pressure cooker? Well, electric pressure cookers are also like traditional pressure cookers. But the difference is they come with lots of features. Which gives you more control over your pressure cooker. They help you to cook effectively and efficiently with no hassles. With one single button, you can make the perfect dinner for your family and friends.

If you are thinking of buying a pressure cooker then you should definitely compare different brands and models. Why? Because not all the products have same features. There are some features you need and you don’t need. So you should judge these products and get the best one for you.

Use of electric pressure cooker

There were many types of pressure cookers before in the market. But as technology is advancing the whole mechanism of pressure cookers have changed now. The market is full of electric pressure cookers of different models and designs. Now the question is –

Why do you need an electric pressure cooker?

Advantageous – Modern electric pressure cookers are easy to use. They all have user-friendly buttons which help you to cook smoothly without any trouble. These buttons will help you a lot if you are a new user. Even if you want to make a mistake you can’t. Because these buttons are so much specific.

Plus as the competition is getting higher so manufacturers are putting more special features in their products. Which are making these products more user-friendly than before? Cooking with an electric pressure cooker has become so much easy. You just need to prepare ingredients, put them in a pressure cooker and press start. That’s it. You are done the cooking.

Power saver- these electric pressure cookers consume less energy and give a better result. Electric pressure cookers work faster than all previous pressure cookers.

Easy Cleaning – electric pressure cookers are made in such a way that you can wash it easily after cooking. It’s a simple process. You can take out parts by parts and wash them. Just reassemble them after cleaning.

Better than rest

Electric pressure cookers cook better than traditional cookers. They don’t comprise with the taste. These pressure cooker would help you to keep food taste, vitamins and nutrients. The steam locked inside helps to keep the taste natural.

Usability – modern electric pressure cookers are made with special safety locks. They have microprocessors. It helps you to keep away from danger. The whole cooking process is automated. You can just push the start button and leave. These automated machines will do the rest.

So when you select pressure cooker to make sure it satisfies your needs. Here are some of most renowned electric pressure cookers.


Cuisinart CPC-600 electric pressure cooker

electric pressure cookerbutton

Features –

  • Push button control
  • Different modes like browning, simmering, warming
  • Timer
  • Digital display

Instant Pot IP-LUX60 6-in-1 Programmable pressure cooker

Instant Pot IP-LUX60


Features –

  • Default smart programs
  • Proven safety mechanism
  • Different modes
  • 24-hour timer
  • Auto warm up

West Bend Stainless Pressure Cooker

West Bend 6button

Features –

  • Built in safety features
  • 1000-watts
  • Cool lid

The sharper Image 8149SI stainless steel pressure cooker

The Sharper Image 8149SIbutton

Features –

  • Digital control
  • Different pressure settings
  • Timer
  • Safety lock
  • Modes

Fagor 670040230 electric Pressure cooker

Fagor 670040230button

Features –

  • Different Modes
  • 10 safety mechanisms
  • 10 default smart programs
  • 24-hour cooking timer
  • Auto warm up

Instant Pot IP-LUX50 6-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker

Instant Pot IP-LUX50button

Features –

  • Cooking modes – slow cooker, steamer, warmer, sauté
  • 10 built-in smart programs
  • 10 checked safety mechanism
  • 24-hour cooking timer
  • Auto warm up

Nesco PC6-25P Electric Programmable Pressure Cooker

Nesco PC6-25Pbutton

Features –

  • Auto locking lid
  • LED display
  • Made of Stainless steel
  • Auto pressure control

Maxi-Matic EPC-808 Elite Pressure cooker

MaxiMatic EPC-808button

Features –

  • 24 hour preset
  • LED display
  • Made of Stainless steel
  • Auto pressure control

Deni 9770 Electric Pressure Cooker

Deni 9770 Electric Pressure Cookerbutton

Features –

  • Compact design
  • LED display
  • Time setting
  • 600-watts power

Cuisinart EPC-1200PC Electric Pressure Cooker

Cuisinart EPC-1200PCbutton

Features –

  • Exclusive design
  • Different cooking modes
  • Timer
  • Cool handles

Nesco PC6-14 4-in-1 Digital Pressure Cooker

Nesco PC6-14button

Features –

  • Preset programmable
  • Self-locking lid
  • Auto pressure release
  • Cool-touch lid handle

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Ultimate guide for buying electric pressure cookerbutton

Features –

  • LED countdown timer
  • Sealed locking lid


The decision is completely up to you. Now you know about electric pressure cookers and which one will be best for you. If you couldn’t decide till now then just specify your needs and wants and then judge these products. As the competition is high new models are coming every day on the market.

So keep your eyes open for more advanced electric pressure cookers. To choose the best one for keep some things in your mind. Those are pressure cooker capacity, functionality, pressure regulation, mechanism. These attributes mostly define a good electric pressure cooker.

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