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NEOTYKE

Will Electric Pressure Cooker Work For Sterelization?

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NEOTYKE

I have an electric pressure cooker that I attempted to sterilize my BRF cakes with. I clicked "High Pressure" under pressure cooking. Then I set the period of time to cook for 92 minutes. I looked up what temp 15 psi bring a normal pressure cooker up to, and its around 250 degrees. Just wondering if anyone else uses or has had experience with one of these. If you are wondering, it is a Fagor Multi-Cooker. Identical to the one in the photo. So I hope my "attempt" at sterilizing my 4 jars was actually successful. Another thing, When I inserted my BRF jars I made sure to add a layer of dry vermiculite to the very edge so when I screwed the lid down it just gave it a nice snug fit. Yet when I took them out. It seemed that the vermiculite layer shrunk down a bit. I'm guessing as long as I don't rotate jars at all to mix up layers I should be good? Thanks for Feedback and support! Gonna be needing a lot of it! Just starting!

 

 

 

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Sonshyn

I doubt that gets over 10-12 psi . So no get a stove top 

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Shroom_Room

I wouldnt say no so quick I think that it can be done. This a chart of temp vs pressure off fresh cap mushrooms. Even at worst case it does only developed 12psi it only -8 degrees than at 15 psi. Which could be fixed by leaving it under pressure just a little longer than the 15 psi tek. Now that being said I still highly highly reccomend a stove top unit. As far as the BRF cakes go shouldnt turn them upside down or shake them no.

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TacticalTaters

I know this is old, but this Feb (2019) I used an instant pot like pictured and they colonized so quick and beautifully compared to my boiled jars.

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Baphomet

I used an electric pressure cooker but it goes up to 15psi...

I have seen videos of people who use the microwave to sterilize...

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NEOTYKE
3 hours ago, Baphomet said:

I used an electric pressure cooker but it goes up to 15psi...

I have seen videos of people who use the microwave to sterilize...

If you read the post 2 below my original. Shroom_Room posted a photo showing the different psi's and their temperatures. 15 psi is good. That is exactly where you want to be at. So ur electric pressure cooker should work just as good as anything would. Mine however only went up to 11-12 so i had to make sure to let them sit in it longer than normal.

 

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Sonshyn

Very nice ! 

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Robotard

Yepper👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

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Cube3d

I'm using an electric Presto Instapot Duo and from what I understand, it doesn't go to 15psi - more like 11-12. I PC my grains for 2 hours, and so far I think that is working well.

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