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Offline Jailer

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Question for the Chard/Carey owners
« on: October 29, 2016, 06:01:15 PM »
I recently purchased a Chard / Carey pressure canner/cooker. Is it supposed to constantly vent steam the entire time it's running? Everything I read on line about most other pressure canners say that the weighted type pressure relief valves should sputter intermittently once up to pressure. I also remember this type of behavior from mom and grandmas pressure canners from when I was a kid. This Chard unit vents steam at a steady constant rate the entire time it's running. Just wondering if this is normal or not. I tried calling Chard this week to ask them but never got through to someone to ask them.

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Re: Question for the Chard/Carey owners
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2016, 07:47:52 PM »
Sorry... I don't have that brand. My Presto has a weighted valve that shakes and lets off steam that way... best of luck to you!

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Re: Question for the Chard/Carey owners
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2016, 05:15:39 PM »
Mine vents constantly during canning.

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Re: Question for the Chard/Carey owners
« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2016, 08:50:25 AM »
I have a question about the Chard too --- I have one and I canned salsa in it.   It worked great.

Does this also work like an Insta Pot?   I would not need to buy an Insta Pot if I have this?  Yes or no?

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Re: Question for the Chard/Carey owners
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2016, 11:46:46 PM »
I would also like to know if this unit can operate like a Insta Pot.  Are there recipes that people can share for the Chard canner/cooker that are not in the manual?

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Re: Question for the Chard/Carey owners
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2017, 01:51:33 PM »
Yes, you can use the Chard as an instant pot.  If you look at the directions that come with it, there are instructions and recipes for pressure cooking.
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