Buffalo QC412 Review

Buffalo QC412 ReviewThe Buffalo QC412 is one of our top picks for a pressure cooker that fulfills all your needs. This pressure cooker is best suited for people that wish to make a wide variety of foods in this cooker. It allows you to make everything from port stew to briskets and anything else that you would possibly want to cook.

This pressure cooker features a pressure indicator that allows you to monitor the pressure inside the cooker. This further helps you cook your food better because different kinds of food are best cooked at different temperatures. It is also very important because it indicates when you need to release the pressure release valve. This helps to prevent burns and other injuries associated with cooking. The pressure cooker also features an automated pressure release system that allows for an automated pressure release when the pressure gets too high. This pressure cooker can be used with different kinds of stoves, whether gas or electric.

It features the exclusive Unique Buffalo stainless steel technology that allows for a faster and much more even distribution of heat. This is to make sure that your food cooks faster and more even. It also has a rubber ring on the inside of the lid that helps seal it shut. This makes sure that the lid doesn’t pop open if the pressure gets too high. It is made of the finest stainless steel that makes it a great choice compared to other stainless steel pressure cookers available on the market right now. What truly won our hearts over, however, was that it is so incredibly easy to clean. You no longer have to scrub to get it to sparkle. With minimal effort, you can wash it and start cooking again.

Key Features

  • Large enough to cook for a big family
  • Allows you to cook a variety of foods
  • Has a pressure indicator
  • Has a safety manual pressure release valve
  • Releases automatically when the pressure becomes too high
  • Used with all kinds of stoves
  • Made from unique steel that gives equal and even heat distribution
  • Rubber ring on the inside of the lid to seal shut
  • Incredibly easy to clean
  • Very energy efficient
  • High-quality and sturdy construction


This amazing price of cookery features German gear with a mortise and a tendon joint design. This helps give the pressure cooker strength and durability. It also features a simple switch without any complicated buttons and designs like some of the other pressure cookers currently being used these days. It sticks to the basics and is incredibly safe. It is also very easy to operate and is very convenient. What makes it most accessible is that with this pressure cooker, you don’t have to worry about what heat source you have available.

It works absolutely flawlessly on any and all heat sources. You can use it on a gas stove, or an electric grill and it will give you the same remarkable performance that you wish for. It can even be used on an induction cooker or a ceramic furnace. You won’t have to worry about damaging it or about inadequate heat conductivity. It works perfectly and provides you with remarkable food, whenever and wherever. It weighs about 11 pounds which makes it heavy enough that it feels strong and durable but light enough to carry around with ease. It helps to save you time, money, and energy with its energy-efficient design that helps to reduce any wasted energy.


The Buffalo pressure cooker has been made using only the highest quality stainless steel. It features the exclusive Unique Buffalo stainless steel technology that conducts heat evenly and efficiently. This means that your food cooks faster and is more delicious. It has been designed with hygiene in mind because it’s designed allows for a very fast and a remarkably thorough clean. It conducts heat faster and more evenly than other stainless steel pressure cookers available in the market right now. It makes sure that whatever you cook has been cooked evenly and to perfection.


The Buffalo 12-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker features a pressure indicator valve that allows you to know and monitor the pressure inside the cooker. This is especially important for certain meats that require just the right amount of pressure for that juicy tender flavor. Maintaining that pressure is so incredibly easy with this pressure indicator. It also allows for an incredibly easy release of pressure via a manual pressure valve. This helps to prevent a lot of accidents where people tend to burn themselves accidentally.

Not only that, the pressure cooker also features an emergency pressure release valve. This allows for an automated pressure release when it gets too high inside the pressure cooker. This helps to keep the user safe while maintaining the pressure inside the cooker itself. The cooker also features a rubber ring that fits itself into the inside of the lid of the cooker. This rubber ring helps to seal the cooker shut further adding to the safety of the cooker. It helps to seal the lid shut so that it doesn’t pop off if the pressure gets too high on the inside. This pressure cooker has also managed to obtain the highly coveted ISO 9001:2000 and Safety Goods (SG) Certificate from Japan.

Ease of use

This pressure cooker is remarkably easy to use, it can be carried around quite easily and also very easy to set up and clean up. The better conduction of heat allows you to cook faster and you no longer have to wait hours for your food to finish cooking. It can cook anything and everything such as, stewed pork knuckles, steamed dumplings, and vegetables, briskets, and even desserts. Its pressure indicator allows you to monitor the pressure inside the cooker. It is very important because different foods cook better and faster at different temperatures. This helps you maintain that pressure and retain the most flavor while cooking your food faster and more efficiently.

You also don’t have to worry about the stove you use it on. It is perfectly suited for all stoves including gas, electric and induction. Not only that, but it keeps your safety it’s number one priority and has a multitude of safety features that make it one of the safest and most easy to use pressure cooker available. It even allows for easy cleaning so that you can use it over and over without having to scrub it to get it clean. It’s always beautiful and sparkling clean.


The stainless steel cooker features some of the most remarkable designs that make it a remarkable choice for a high-quality pressure cooker. It has been made from high-end unique steel that helps to make it energy efficient. It ensures even a rapid distribution of heat so that your food cooks rapidly. The steel used to make this pressure cooker is a Unique Buffalo stainless steel technology. What’s more, is that the number of safety features installed in this pressure cooker is a true indication of the manufacturer’s concern for consumer safety and quality maintenance. The safety features are incredibly high-end and help to keep the user safe when they are cooking.

This further adds to the comfort and quality of the pressure cooker. It allows you to make deliciously cooked dishes in about eight to ten minutes. It features German equipment with a mortise that makes it very convenient to use with its tendon joint design. It is also very easy to clean and adds to the desirability of the pressure cooker. This pressure cooker is a great choice because it provides great quality and durability that is well worth the money that you paid.


  • Can easily cook enough food for a large family
  • Very easy to clean and wash
  • Pressure indicator allows you to maintain the pressure according to your liking
  • Used on all kinds of stoves
  • Safety feature: automated emergency pressure release valve
  • Remarkable conduction capacity makes it energy efficient
  • Rubber ring inside the lid to seal shut
  • Cooks food very fast, within 8-10 minutes
  • Highly durable and easy to use


  • The smallest available size is 12-quart, which is too large for a small family
  • Slightly heavier.

Final Points

Now that we have told you everything that we know about the Buffalo 12-quart stainless steel pressure cooker, it is up to you to decide if it suits your needs or not. Personally, we loved this product because its safety features guarantee a safe and comfortable cooking experience. You don’t have to worry about having to scrub and clean it rigorously later. It is also very energy efficient and makes sure that there is minimal loss of heat and energy. The steel is highly conductive which means that the pressure cooker heats up faster and more evenly than others. The food you cook with this pressure cooker is better cooked than the food prepared in more conventional cookers.