On Mon, 20 Nov 2000 09:42:34 -0600, you wrote:
>I just bought a Fagor 6-quart pressure cooker. The instructions say to add 1Tbs. of oil for every cup of water when cooking rice or beans to keep down the foam. Since I am on less than 10% fat diet, this is unacceptable.
>Any suggestions for a substitute will be appreciated.
Look at the "how-to" information in cookbooks about using a pressure
cooker written by Lorna Sass. She says that the oil is only necessary
if you have a pressure cooker with a jiggle-type pressure relief
valve. She also stresses that you should never fill the pot more than