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Gourmia - 4-Quart Pressure Cooker - Stainless steel-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 131 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Very nice size for one

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    Scott
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    I was looking for a smaller sized pressure cooker for quick easy meals for one. This is the perfect size. I can make fantastic meals such as soups to last four days. You can quickly brown meat and hamburger then add other ingredients to slow cook a soup or stew all in one appliance. No more need for a crock pot. This does much more and does it better. The pressure cooker works extremely well and makes meals much faster to cook. The lid has a nice easy to use feature to remove the pressure and steam before opening the lid. It has a safety feature that makes it s o you can't open the lid until the pressure is released. The functions are exactly what I need. No over the top extras that might come with a larger or more expensive model. What I don't like that takes away a star is that the inner bowl used for cooking is difficult to remove, especially when everything is hot. There is only a small lip to grab hold of. So far I can't seem to figure out if you can set the slow cooker to less than six hours. If there is a way I haven't figured it out yet. Around the inner bowl is an area for food and juice to get into and it is difficult to clean out. I have to use Q-tips to get into the crevice. Lastly. I think the instruction manual needs a serious upgrade and the user friendly side. It doesn't go into the features of each button very well describing what its for and how best to use it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Value

    Posted
    Timinator
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    I never used a Pressure Cooker before..I watched a video on making the "perfect" hard boiled eggs and the ease of peeling a hard boiled egg that was pressure cooked and it looked unreal. I had to have one. Yes indeed, Eggs were AWESOME, then it was my favorite, Split Pea Soup..wow 20 minutes pressure cook then rest for 5 minutes then quick release...no need to blend or use a stick blender, the peas dissolved and the ham was still chunky...the BEST split pea I ever made...I did saute the ham and onion in the pot first too. Then I made Corned Beef and Cabbage, OMG easy and tasty, 1 onion, 2 chopped Carrots & 40 oz of Beer, Meat and the seasoning pack, 70 minutes pressure cook, rest for 10 then release the pressure, remove meat, drop in Red Rose Potatoes and Cabbage pressure cook 7 minutes, then let rest 10 then release pressure...Meat was still hot and Veggies were cooked perfect ...couldn't be any easier. This weekend ARTICHOKES.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I don't think I can EVER go back!

    Posted
    twistedmamma08

    This Gourmia 4 Quart Pressure Cooker is my absolute favorite kitchen tool I own! This cooks everything so fast and everything turns out perfectly cooked. I have cooked so many different dishes in my Gourmia I can't count! I also always get compliments on the dishes I make. This Gourmia is so easy to use, it comes with a great user manual that's easy to understand and walks your right through the process. I always forget to thaw out meat for dinner and with this I don't have too, it cooks fully frozen meat very quickly so it's GREAT for working mom's or dad's who still want to put a good healthy meal on the table! I won't ever buy a crock pot again!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good, not great

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    Blondie

    I bought this not knowing much about these cookers. It works but there are a couple of things not good. Example is I wanted to get a replacement seal for it. Nope, can not find one. Even contacted them and was told they do not have. May order one for a 4 qt from ebay just to see if it will work. Do Not like the coating on the pot, would like stainless steel like my instant pot. All in all I would not buy again, but is just kind of a toy for me anyway lol. I think parts should be more available and when this seal fails or gets old and stinky the pot will be of no use anymore. Unless a regular 4 qt seal will work.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Okay for 2

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    AJoy
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    I bought this for my parents because I love my instant pot so much. Mine is an 8 quart and it seems too big at times, so I thought this would be perfect for them because it wouldn't take up as much space and might heat up faster. Even though there's just two of them, my mom says this one is a little small. It works great for a meat for 2, like a small roast or a couple of chicken breasts, but when you try to add potatoes or other veggies, you run out of room. For the small difference in size and price between hers and mine, we recommend getting the larger one.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Features not as adrevtised by manufacturer

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    Jeninboston

    I purchased this pressure cooker on the assumption I can modify temperature/time based on the video Gourmia have on their website that explains how this works. I contacted customer services and they simply told me “oh the video is wrong” which has been frustrating. This product doesn’t serve my needs since it’s not sold as advertised by the manufacturer. I will be returning it Know what you’re purchasing before you pay

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Little wonder at a great price

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    Bigrondog23
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    Very happy with this purchase. I have yet to use it myself, but I have had the opportunity to taste many great dishes other family members have made with theirs. I purchased the smaller version (4qt) since its just the wife and I now, but very happy i was able to get in one sale for under $20 ( used $10 gift card too). Can't wait to make my first meal and some Spanish rice.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A very fine pressure cooker

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    n3gql
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    This pressure cooker works well and compact. The non-stick vessel pot cleans up easily. The lid and pressure release work well as do the controls. The owners manual was not well written so figuring out how everything worked was a bit harder than necessary for me, someone who never used a pressure cooker before. It does not have some features of higher end cookers. Overall, the actual cooker works well and is recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy Pressure Cooking!

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    KurtFlush
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    Pressure cooking is great, however old style stove top units are difficult to use and results are unreliable. This cooker is so easy! Just fill it with your ingredients and with the push of a button it automatically cooks to perfection with automatic time setting based on selection. When time is up it goes to a warming mode. Perfect! It also has a delay start timer. Really good deal and easy to use!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fast cooking and Very Easy to use

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    Kweenroyalhighness
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    This pressure cooker cooks 50% faster than traditional cooking methods, a must with my busy lifestyle. The ability to use this as a slow cooker and rice cooker, in addition to pressure cooker saves considerable cabinet space. Plus it is very easy to use. It is hard to ruin dinner with this appliance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Easy to use, does the job

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    ChristinaA
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    I bought this to replace my stovetop pressure cooker. I used it for the first time to cook oxtails and it came out perfectly in 60 mins! Will try other dishes like beef stew. So happy with this purchase - 4 qt is good for small family (3-4) cooking but would buy 6 qt for a bigger family

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fast and healthy food

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    SonyaR
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    This pressure cooker saves me times preparing foods. I have even made frozen food with out having to thaw it. I was amazed at all the different foods I could make in my pressure cooker. The food don't stick to it plus it's dish washer safe!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good but could be better

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    XRAYMAN
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    I bought this because everyone is in the band wagon of Instapot cooking. Yes it cooks quickly and food tastes great but the pot itself is smaller than I thought I only cook enough for myself. Do yourself a favor buy a bigger size to feed your family.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    good pressure cooker

    Posted
    SKMehta
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    We use mainly the pressure cooker function of the multi cooker here. It was a smaller size, 4 qt. Good for smaller quantity of cooking. No problems so far. Convenient as it plugs in and does not take a burner or create a mess on the stove top.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Handy Device

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    Fuzz1
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    Great all in one cooking appliance. Use more as a crock pot but have run it through the paces. Pressure cooked stew beef then added veggies to slow cook and makes perfect rice every time. Pretty much automatic and you can also adjust cooking times for beef, chicken and soups.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I love it!!!

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    Caro
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    I'm so happy with this pressure cooker. My friend that owns an instant pot and tried the food made in this pot told me they are the same but Gourmia is a 1/4 of the price comparing with instant pot. love this size too!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    So-so

    Posted
    Mika
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    It’s an ok product, it cooks my beans pretty fast. I don’t know much about pressure cookers because this my fist one but I wish it had the feature where It would tell the actual time it would take to cook my food. However it is also very affordable

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love this appliance!

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    TXduckhunter
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    I cannot say enough about how much I love this electric pressure cooker. It makes meals so easy! I use it for boiled eggs...and will never boil traditional again! I bought one as a gift as well, since it is so great and easy cook with.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

    Couldn’t even use it

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    Sidge
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    Got it. Unpacked it, and started my first meal. Then it came time to cook and the top would not go on. No matter what. I forced it and I busted a finger nail. Blood gushing and pain. Nothing like our instant pot. So this is returning

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it

    Posted
    Gedi
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    I purchased the 8 Quart Pressure Cooker it was supper big and i have to return it and found this one and i used it and it is so quite while it is cooking i wasn't even sure it is cooked and it does the job i am happy with my purchase

    I would recommend this to a friend