Pressure canning is the safest method for preserving low-acid foods such as vegetables, meats, and fish. This rust-proof pressure canner features a pressure monitoring device built into handle; the locking handle safety feature prevents opening under pressure, plus an over-pressure release valve and gasket release window ensure added safety. In a hurry to prepare dinner? The canner can be used as a pressure cooker. You can cut the cooking time of your favourite foods by as much as 70%, while still retaining the healthy nutrients that are lost in conventional cooking. Polished heavy gauge aluminum construction ensures quick and even heating.