What year was the Presto 606 pressure cooker manufactured?

Answer According to the Customer Service Department at National Presto Industries Inc., they manufactured the Presto 606 pressure-cooker between 1948 and 1954. National Presto Industries Inc. sold the Pr... Read More »

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Will Presto pressure cooker gaskets fit a Mirro pressure cooker?

While a Presto gasket may appear to fit on a Mirro pressure cooker, it is not for use with the Mirro brand. Using a gasket not manufactured or recommended for a specific pressure cooker can cause s... Read More »

Is the Presto pressure cooker made in the U.S.?

Yes, Presto pressure cookers are made in the United States. The National Presto company began in 1905 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The company has also had factories in Mississippi and New Mexico.Refe... Read More »

Electric Pressure Cooker Vs. Slow Cooker?

Electric pressure cookers cook foods quickly where as slow cookers, as the name implies, take four hours or more. Both appliances are assets in a well-equipped kitchen. Does this Sp... Read More »

Does a Pressure Relief Valve on a Pressure Cooker Pop Up During Use?

Whether a pressure relief valve on a pressure cooker pops up during use depends on the type of pressure cooker you have. More modern pressure cookers use either rising valve stems that pop up or ro... Read More »