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Lorna Sass is the Queen of Pressure Cooking. Her blog will inspire you to cook healthy food in 1/3 or less the standard cooking time in today's safe pressure cookers. Lorna is the award-winning author of 16 cookbooks, including 4 books on pressure cooking: COOKING UNDER PRESSURE, GREAT... Full Bio
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PRESSURE COOKER FEATURED IN NY TIMES! by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I couldn’t be more excited! A major food feature in this coming Sunday’s New York Times magazine (12/22/13) is an enthusiastic piece by Mark Bittman on the ... Read on »
NO NONSENSE CHICKEN BROTH by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The older I get, the less I want to fuss–so I’ve pared down chicken broth to chicken bones and water.  If I’m feeling flamboyant and have some celery in the fr ... Read on »
SPREADING JOY WITH THE PRESSURE COOKER by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It has long been my mission to have pressure cookers on the minds of all cooks, but with all of the sad news coming out of Boston, this has not happened in a w ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER GAINS ON WALL STREET by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, The Wall Street Journal anyway.  How exciting is this?  Here’s what they had to say in print and on line on January 18, 2013. “Get ready to fall in l ... Read on »
PRESSURE PERFECT: LAMB SHANKS WITH WHITE BEANS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Variations and Transformations teach a lot about how to cook as well as cook under pressure! I wanted to celebrate and share with you the stellar revi ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER CORN-ON-THE-COB by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have very fond memories of steaming unhusked corn in the microwave.  It was easy, convenient, and an absolutely reliable technique for maximizing corn’s de ... Read on »
THE MARRIAGE OF PRESSURE COOKER AND COOKTOP by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There may be occasional trouble in paradise…  Go to this link and read the thorough “low-down” from Hip Pressure Cooking.  Learn about the adjustmen ... Read on »
BUILT-IN PRESSURE COOKER CHICKEN BROTH by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here’s a great tip for making chicken broth at the same time that you are making a soup: Whenever you eat bone-in chicken, freeze the bones with a little m ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKED 15-MINUTE BEEF CHILI by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here’s a very popular recipe from my best-selling Pressure Perfect .   Be sure to check out the Transformations below suggesting different ways you can take ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER ASIAN SPLIT PEA SOUP (VEGAN) by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here’s a quick and easy recipe to enjoy when you want a break from rich holiday fare. Dried shiitake mushrooms provide depth of flavor and star anise len ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKING FOR VEGANS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It did my heart good to read a new review of posted recently on Amazon.  The reviewer really captures so much of what I tried to accomplish in writing it, ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER 5-MINUTE GINGERED FRUIT COMPOTE by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Here is a festive recipe for the holidays that puts the dried fruit shriveling up in your pantry to good use.  Serve the compote on its own or as a topping for ... Read on »
TRIPLEX PRESSURE COOKING: 10-MINUTE MEATLOAF WITH CHEDDAR-SMASHED POTATOES AND CARROTS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While developing the recipes for PRESSURE PERFECT , I experimented with a technique I came to call Triplex Cooking.  It’s a kind of layered cooking that enab ... Read on »
SCRUB THAT PRESSURE COOKER! by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi all of you fans of the pressure cooker! Now that it’s holiday season, I imagine that your cooker is going to get lots of use. Thanks to Sigrid Tromb ... Read on »
PRESSURE COOKER LIMA BEAN, KALE, AND TURKEY STEW by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, it’s officially winter in New York City.  After a few balmy days earlier this week, I donned my down coat and started dreaming about making winter soup ... Read on »
PRONTO PRESSURE-COOKED GINGERED APPLE SAUCE by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Every fall, the farmer’s market a few block from my home sells 4-pound bags of perfectly delicious, just slightly imperfect apples for $3.  What a steal. Who ... Read on »
WHISTLING PRESSURE COOKERS by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My sweetie Michael, who shops in Indian groceries with the thoroughness that I reserve for consignment shops, recently discovered a spice blend called Sambhar ... Read on »
CELEBRATING PRESSURE PERFECT by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I just got the word from my publisher that PRESSURE PERFECT is going into its 18th printing.  WOW!  This news delights me beyond words because it means that ... Read on »
LESLIE HARLIB’S ODE TO THE PRESSURE COOKER by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of the great bonuses of travel is re-connecting with old friends.  Soon after I arrived in Northern California, I saw Leslie Harlib’s by-line on a restaura ... Read on »
TOP CHEF OBSESSED WITH PRESSURE COOKER by Lorna Sass Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was thrilled to read, in the July 2011 issue of Food and Wine that Top Ten Chef Michael Voltaggio loves the pressure cooker. Here’s what he reveals: “ ... Read on »