The Kuhn Rikon Duromatic 3.5-Quart Pressure Cooker features an automated lid-locking system and safety release back-up system to give you ultimate peace of mind. Its spring-loaded valve eliminates guesswork. You see the exact pressure and know exactly when to start and stop cooking. So, there is no danger of overcooking and no noisy steam escapes. It's blissfully quiet. Cook healthy delicious meals in minutes, not hours. Easy to use with its interior fill lines, automatic locking system, and precision spring-loaded pressure release valve. A stainless steel steaming trivet is included. Kuhn Rikon created the anniversary edition pressure cooker to celebrate 50 years of making pressure cookers. The bright blue steam diffuser around the lid's value has the cooking times of 20 popular dishes printed right on it. Cooking with a Duromatic Pressure Cooker not only saves an incredible amount of time, it produces exquisitely delicious food. Vitamins are sealed in, instead of boiled away, vegetables keep their bright colors and flavors are so intense less seasoning is needed. While you are saving time you are also saving money and natural resources. Using a Duromatic Pressure Cooker also conserves energy. The Kuhn Rikon Duromatic 3.5-quart is a great, all-around pressure cooker for small families, it cooks dinner for 3 to 5 people. Included is Quick Cuisine Cookbook, a $14.00 value - free.