Small Dry Legumes

I am decribing the lentils and other small dry legumes, as opposed to small phaseolus beans (including black turtle beans). Such legumes are commonly sold as dry grain; some canned lentils are available. Some were sold in bulk food stores and as bulk foods in grocery stores. The availability of bulk products was affected in …

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Instant Pots and Pressure Multi-cookers

Ffor 10-15 years, 2006-2020 multi-cookers were electric pressure cookers with: a heating element in a round plate below the cooking vessel, stainless or non-stick metal pots, sensors, a control panel and a programmed control responding to feedback from the sensors. Midea of Guangdong Province, China patented a multi-cooker in 2006. Fagor America and its European …

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Zojirushi BB-PAC20

Virtuoso Zojirushi started production of BB-PAC20 Virtuoso bread machine before 2016. The following reviews describe and illustrate this machine: Zojirushi, by 2019, was marketing the BB-PDC20 Virtuoso Plus. I found a refurbished Virtuoso BB-PAC20 in an online store in early 2020. [Update. I later found the Bread Machine Diva site, which has material on Zojirushis …

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