Presto 23 Quart Pressure Canner
A Review of the Presto 23-Quart Pressure Canner
The Presto 23-Quart Pressure Canner is one kitchen accessory that is a must have for home cooks who enjoy canning. The pressure canner is made from heavy-duty aluminum. It features stay-cool handles and a strong-lock steel lid. The pressure cooker can be used on either a regular or smooth-top range. The Presto 23-Quart Pressure Canner can hold 24 half pint jars, 20 pint jars, or 7 quart jars. The Presto pressure canner has a 12 year limited warranty.
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This pressure canner is suitable for all home canning needs. Included with the Presto 23-Quart Pressure Canner is a rack that keeps jars off the bottom of the pot which allows water to freely circulate. The lid clamps down during canning or cooking and an inner seal keeps the steam inside. There is an overpressure plug that will let out steam if an abudance builds up in the cooker. The pressure dial displays an accurate reading. Keeping a close eye on the pressure can alert you to any potential problems.
Not only are you getting a pressure canner, but the Presto 23-Quart Pressure Canner also serves as a pressure cooker. When you are not canning fresh fruits and vegetables, you can prepare tasty home cooked meals in half the time. The pressure canner comes with a booklet of 50 recipes that include pot roast and simple soup stocks.
Before using the pressure canner for the first time, it is important to read all of the instructions and follow the recommendations. The instruction booklet includes how to clean the various components of the canner. Use non-abrasive cleaners to clean the pressure canner and occasionally use a fine metal polish to shine the exterior of the canner. The lid of the pressure canner should never be immersed in water. Follow the cleaning directions and safety precautions for a successful canning experience.
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