Melissa Clark Learning To Cook Under Pressure Analysis

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In the article Learning to Cook Under Pressure, Melissa Clark tests electronic pressure cookers to find out why “electric pressure cookers inspire such a devoted following” (Clark). She spent six weeks testing out two different electric pressure cookers, an Instant Pot and a Brevelle Fast Slow Pro.
At the end of the experiment, the author identified different types of food that worked well in the pressure cooker, and others that didn’t work so well. “But the electric pressure cooker does have its shortcomings. The most notable failure in the meat category was the whole chicken. The recipes I tested came out with slack and soggy skin, and either stringy and dry white meat or undercooked dark meat. I did have more success with sake-steamed

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