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Cooking for 4th July with Drew&Cole

4th July is a brilliant foodie occasion and a real opportunity to make some delicious, American meals at home. Luckily for you, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite meals you can cook in the Pressure King Pro to celebrate.

Delicious cheese-stuffed burgers

Here in the UK, the idea of steaming a burger may seem a little odd. However, it’s not all that weird across the pond. If you’re looking to cook extremely juicy and tasty burgers then this is definitely the way to go.  

Our cheese-stuffed burger recipe is inspired by the folks over in Connecticut who are believed to have invented the steamed cheeseburger way back in the 1920s. Nothing says 4th July more than a bit of American history!

In just 15 minutes, the Pressure King Pro steams your burgers to perfection. Serve in burger buns with crisp lettuce, slices of tomato and gherkins. Oh, and lashings of your favourite burger sauce. We promise you’ll be converted to steaming burgers in no time.

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Cheese Stuffed Burgers

Steaming burgers might seem strange but in parts of the US this is the norm, and they are so juicy and tasty.

Use any cheese of your choice,…

Classic American mac & cheese

A staple of American cuisine is undoubtedly a creamy and classic mac and cheese.

Normally, you would need a colander, whisk, a load of pans and oodles of time to perfect mac and cheese. Sounds like a right faff to us.

You can cook our American-inspired recipe in just 8 minutes in the Pressure King Pro, so there’s no waiting around for your 4th July dish. That’s really quite speedy! It’s also one of the easiest recipes we have on the Drew&Cole site too which means it’s totally foolproof for anyone who is new to the Pressure King Pro.

Pressure King Pro 6L 20-in-1 Pressure Cooker

Eight Minute Mac & Cheese (Pressure King Pro 6L)

This is the easiest recipe we have, so a great place to start to get used to your new PKP.

Normally you’d need a colander, whisk, extra pans…

Messy Sloppy Joes

Sloppy who now? Yeah, this meal isn’t common in the UK but is perfect for celebrating 4th July! Sloppy Joes was invented in the US during the 1930s, apparently by a chef named Joe. Makes sense.

As tasty as it is messy, it’s perfect for the whole family to enjoy (as long as you have napkins at the ready!) With a combined prep and cook time of 15 minutes, the Pressure King Pro is guaranteed to relieve some of that dinner time stress.

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Sloppy Joes

This sloppy joe recipe from across the pond is as tasty as it is messy.

Serve in lightly toasting burger buns with plenty of napkins at the…

Wings, ribs and barbeque treats

Now it isn’t an American feast without some barbeque treats! Here at Drew&Cole, we have some amazing barbeque recipes for you to take your pick from.

With everything from BBQ chicken wings to sticky BBQ ribs, we have it covered. If you like wings, our BBQ chicken wings is an easy dish to scale up when cooking for the whole family.. Just serve up with slaw and a salad and you’re on to a winner!

Our pulled pork recipe is also worth a try. With this meal, you can transport yourself across the pond to sunny states with each bite. Trust us, it’s delish. It’s also super easy and a heck of a lot quicker than a standard slow cooker, making it a go-to for tasty 4th July celebrations.

Pressure King Pro 6L 20-in-1 Pressure Cooker

Pretty Basic Pulled Pork (Pressure King Pro 6L)

Pulled pork is awesome in the PKP and is done in a fraction of the time it takes in an oven or slow cooker.

Step 1 is to prep the pork so make…

If you’re cooking a barbeque dish this week, we would love to see it! Remember to share your photos with us in our dedicated recipe groups for the Pressure King Pro, Soup Chef and CleverChef or over on our Facebook page.

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