The winter mealtime prep pressure is off with these five pressure cookers

Kick up your heels this soup season.

By Jessica G. Lynch
A culinary polymath, the pressure cooker is a versatile tool to have in your arsenal when it comes to tenderising tough cuts of meat; cooking legumes, soups and stews; or canning and preserving foods for rainier days.
Speeding up the cooking process by means of high pressure steam, this sealed pot with a locking lid and pressure-regulating valve system, raises the boiling point of water to also to retain more nutrients.
With options for traditional stovetop pressure cookers and electronic pressure cookers, we've curated an edit of some top-rated models on the market. Read on for our top picks that take the pressure out of wintertime cooking.

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