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Re: foaming in pressure cookers

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.
>Tom Lowe

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