Shop for Pressure Cookers from Hayneedle.com! When is time NOT of the essence? The Fagor 8 Quart Cayenne Pressure Cooker not only cooks in about 70% less time, it allows you to maintain the natural color, essential nutrients and flavor of your foods. Less oil is needed when pressure cooking, which is advantageous for low-fat diets. Have vegetables ready in two minutes, risotto in 7, and tough cuts of beef cooked to tasty tenderness in under half an hour. This cooker is made in Spain and includes 3 independent safety mechanisms:1) A pressure indicator with a valve lets you know when the burner needs to be turned up or down. 2) The lid locks automatically3) An automatic pressure release setting prevents messy surprises when opening the lid.You don't need to be a gourmet chef to use this! Just load your ingredients, lock the lid, and set your timer. Heck, you'll barely have time to set the table! This unit offers you the option of cooking at 15 or 8 psi. The low pressure setting is indispensable for delicate foods like fish and vegetables. This cooker includes a stainless steel steamer basket, a user's manual, and a full-color book with 50 tantalizing pressure cooking recipes to get you started.About Fagor America, Inc. Fagor is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fagor Electrodomesticos. Since opening their offices in 1992, the Fagor brand name has become synonymous with high-quality stainless steel pressure cookers. Fagor is currently positioned as a top cookware brand, sold at major retailers nationwide. Along with pressure cookers, Fagor America also offers a line of specialty cookware. In 2005, Fagor America established its appliance division in the United States. Fagor is a brand renowned for product innovation, quality, and performance. They strive to offer products that create a lifestyle of increased comfort, convenience, and energy savings.