All-American 21-1/2 Quart Pressure Cooker/Canner Review
I. Product Description
Among the various types and models of pressure cookers and canners in the market today, a certain model from All American is definitely on the top of the list. The All- American 921 All-American 21- ½ Quart Pressure Cooker/Canner may be one of the most celebrated models. One reason for the success of this unit is its size. It is perfect for any family size since it is not too big or too small. The features of this cooker make it extra special and it is also extremely durable which makes the people even appreciate it more.
II. Product Features and Specifications
For many years, All American has been known to create very durable and professional grade items that can be used by anyone at home. This All American 21.5 Quart Pressure Cooker and Canner is made of high grade stainless steel that is proven to withstand both high and low temperatures. The stainless steel manufacturing also provides aid to the user in cleaning since the food items does not stick to the surface. Aside from that, food also does not char even in high temperatures because the heat is evenly distributed throughout all surfaces of the cooker. Because of its durability, consumers who have used this product have claimed to have used this for years without any damage.
This durability can also be connected to the metal to metal sealing system that the All American 921 Pressure Cooker and Canner uses. Just like a good battery jump starter, there are no rubber connections between the top lid and the body to keep the heat inside which means there will be no replacement of damaged rubber anytime in the future. This metal to metal seal does not only create a tight bond to prevent the temperature inside from changing, but it also allows natural release of steam. In terms of steam release, there are built-in automatic steam valves that automatically shoot out excess steam that is trapped inside the cooker. There is also an automatic overpressure release and the presence of a pressure regulator does not only allow the user to check the pressure inside the cooker but it also allows them to control the pressure through the settings at 5, 10 or 15 psi.
3. Cooking and Canning with an All-American Pressure Cooker
When being used in cooking or canning, this All American 21.5 Pressure Cooker/Canner definitely does the job well. It dramatically reduces cooking time especially on tough pieces of meat making it very juicy and tender at 1/3 of the time it used to cook on traditional methods. In terms of canning, the USDA has approved pressure canners to be the safest equipments to be used when canning at home. It is suitable for canning various vegetables and some types of fruits. The dimensions of the inside space of this cooker is 12 and ¼ inch in diameter which is a very good space enough to cook for the whole family. This space can also hold up to 7 quart jars or 19 pint jars when being used for canning.
The manufacturers from All American understand that extremely high temperatures may harm the user especially when the cooker needs to be transferred to another stovetop. That is why the All- American 921 All-American 21- ½ Quart Pressure Cooker/Canner was built with stay cool Bakelite handles which does not heat up even if the temperature of the liquid inside is above boiling point. Many consumers will find this unit as very useful and it can be passed from generation to generation. Also, an added feature is the fact that it is made in the USA where quality is always being checked and manufacturing guidelines and protocols are being monitored.