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Presto 06006 Dishwasher Safe Aluminum Multi-Cooker, 5-Quart

Last updated: April 13, 2023


Whether you want to steam carrots, cook rice or roast a chicken, this multi-cooker has you covered. The unit is made with a heavy cast aluminum base that does an excellent job of distributing heat evenly. It also features a tempered glass cover that allows you to see what you're cooking.

We looked at the top Multi-Cooker and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Multi-Cooker you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: Included with this multi-cooker is a basket that can be used for steaming, blanching and deep frying your favorite foods.

In our analysis of 18 expert reviews, the Presto Dishwasher Safe Aluminum Multi-Cooker, 5-Quart placed 5th when we looked at the top 11 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

So versatile, you’ll use it every day; Makes soups, and casseroles; Steams vegetables and rice; cooks pasta; Roasts beef, pork, and poultry. Deep fries six servings in handy steam/fry basket; Heavy cast aluminum base for even heat distribution. Tempered glass cover; Fully immersible and dishwasher safe with the heat control removed. Control Master heat control regulates the desired cooking temperature automatically. Versatile basket for steaming, blanching, and deep frying; Basket snaps onto rim of multi-cooker for easy draining.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

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