Electric pressure cookers usually are not an intuitive kitchen gadget. There were terms and ideas that have been completely new if you ask me when I started using one in my own kitchen, also it took me efforts to figure out what all this meant. Things like: What is natural pressure release? And how much liquid should you add to the pot before cooking? It's all slightly confusing but please do not be intimidated! If you're thinking about forcing the leap and looking an electric pressure cooker, is really a neat little set of the essential things I found out about using an electric powered pressure cooker around my kitchen. It's not so scary, promise.