Posted by: lornasass | April 1, 2010


I’m not in NYC at the moment, but my photographer friend Steve Eilenberg sent me the news and this charming photo.  I’ll check out the details next week.



  1. Looks like those ones we grew up being afraid of, I think. Booyah for new designs!

    • Yes, it’s a smart looking thing but you are right: the 2nd-generation cookers don’t have jiggle-top regulators. Instead, they have stationary pressure rods. I wish people would stop being scared of pressure cookers. The new ones are entirely safe.

  2. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by GonePie Vegan Bakery and Fran Costigan, Lorna Sass. Lorna Sass said: PRESSURE COOKER IN MOMA DESIGN EXHIBIT: […]

  3. Looks like a Hawkins. Made in India. Low tech, but good cookers. I have a 2-liter one.

  4. I wish my mother had tought me how to cook with one of these alot sooner. It is so easy and fast. I spend less time in the kitchen and the food is great.

  5. I thought the Hawkins Futura models were at the MOMA —

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