Brown and Sauté allow you to brown and sauté foods in the same pot before cooking; Simmer extracts flavors without boiling away the cooking liquid and deepen your sauces; Steam/Rice cooks your vegetables and fish with steam to preserve their nutrients and cooks your rice as a traditional rice cooker. Yogurt allows you to prepare homemade yogurt with an easy-to-follow 2step process. Keep Warm launches at the end of the cooking time to ensure food will remain warm until the cooker is shut off. The multi-cooker won't open if it is locked and if there is pressure inside. The powerful heating element allows for the multi-cooker to reach pressure/temperature faster.Units use 1000 Watts, the 8 Qt. Units use 1300 Watts, and the 4 Qt. Includes a dishwasher-safe stainless steel removable cooking pot that is PFOA and PTFE free, a Quick Guide, a User's Manual and a Free Digital recipe book with over 120 recipes.