Electric pressure cookers are great for their automatic controls and the tremendous versatility they provide. In addition, they often come with great safety features and tend to be less intimidating than stove-top models for those getting started with pressure-cooking. However, a good electric cooker can be pricey or needlessly complicated – that’s why we are so pleased to see the Emeril by T-fal CY4000001 Electric Pressure Cooker. For more information about this relatively new cooker and what we and others think about it, please keep reading.
T-fal CY40000001 Specifications
This is a 6-quart, digital electric pressure cooker that brings full automatic control of temperature and pressure, thereby promoting very precise and repeatable results. Its modern yet simple digital control panel include a convenient LED timer with a countdown feature.
This cooker uses a non-stick metal cooking pot and is beautifully clad in a polished stainless steel exterior. The lid assembly and overall feel is very solid, and provides hermetic-sealing capability and lid locking for excellent performance as well as safety. Also included with this unit is a convenient steamer bowl. Clean up is very simple, thanks to the dishwasher safe cook pot.
With 6-quarts of capacity, it also has enough cooking space for a hungry family. And if you can’t think of enough recipes on your own, don’t fear because this purchase comes with 47 recipes from Emeril himself!
Emeril by T-fal CY4000001 Electric Pressure Cooker Reviews
This pressure cooker has received a very “warm” reception by users – to put it mildly. It currently holds an average satisfaction rating of 4.7 out of 5.0 based on 29 reviews on amazon.com. People loved this model, and in particular appreciated its durable and attractive steel construction, safety features, and above all its ability to cook food quickly, including otherwise tough, challenging cuts of meat. The recipe book included with this item was also a big hit. Finally, users also raved about how easy this pressure cooker was to use – and how quickly it cleaned up as well.
The only significant negative comments were made by a user who apparently had a defective model, with some other users indicating that the user manual was not terribly helpful.
If you are looking for an electric pressure cooker, we like the T-fal CY4000001 for several reasons. This cooker brings modern controls and functionality, yet is easy to use, easy to clean and comes with good safety features. Moreover, this is one of the most popular and highly rated out there, with a solid track record of user reviews. In addition, with its 6-quart capacity, this should provide ample room for most families. And finally, although electric cookers of this caliber tend to be quite expensive, this model’s current sales price of around $100 is a great deal in our book!