You can cook dried chickpeas in 20 minutes, navy beans in 20 minutes, cheesecake in 20 minutes, risotto in 7 minutes, and juicy pot roast in 60! Any season is a terrific time to become acquainted with the many advantages of the contemporary pressure cooker. Unlike the old models that gave rise to your mother's or grandmother's hair-raising tales of spaghetti dangling from the kitchen ceiling, new pressure cookers offer several safety devices. Discover the four infallible rules for safe pressure cooking, gain hands-on experience with your or Jan's pressure cookers, and you'll be set to roll out delicious, quick dishes. The versatile pressure cooker also delivers delicious, vitamin-packed soups and vegetables quickly and dependably. Learn what to look for when buying a pressure cooker and what to avoid (and there's lots to avoid). If you have a pressure cooker you haven't even taken out of the box yet, bring it to class to learn how to use it! Please bring your own beverage as well as a dish cloth and dish towel to help with cleanup.