The Heavy duty Presto 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker comes with comfortably ergonomic, stay-cool black plastic handles. It features a strong-lock lid with steam vent, pressure indicator, and overpressure plug. Ideal to prepare meals in minutes, this 8 qt pressure cooker is three times faster than a microwave. It quickly cooks chicken, fish, and vegetables and small pieces of meat until tender. Enjoy the advantage of healthy meals as food cooked in the Presto Pressure Cooker retains nutrients, color and flavor. Made from quality stainless steel, this Presto Pressure Cooker features a triclad base for quick and even distribution of heat. Also, the stainless steel construction gives a polished look and makes cleaning easy.