Category Archives: Instant Pot

Instant Pot Beef Stew. 7/9/19

I am on a rampage to try to uncluttered our freezer! I had a hard time finding space for my three containers of spaghetti sauce.  We have a side by side refrigerator and there are five shelves in the freezer. … Continue reading

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New vegan recipe! Chana Dal with brown rice, tabbouleh, and pita

New recipe tonight! Chana dal is a stew made from split chickpeas seasoned with cumin seeds, chili powder, turmeric, and tomatoes. This is a snap to make with your Instant Pot. I found this super easy recipe at Piping Pot … Continue reading

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Instant Pot rice biryani with shrimp. 5/29/19

Before discussing our dinner, here is an update on our daughter’s plot in the community garden. With the exception of a few tiny strawberries this is the first harvest, fava beans! She and I shucked a bagful out of their … Continue reading

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Carnitas! 5/20/19

Veinte de Mayo is just as appropriate as Cinco de Mayo for enjoying some fine Mexican food. Tonight we made carnitas tacos! I made an array of condiments – chopped cilantro and green onions, a crunchy Mexican slaw, sliced avocado, … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 5/15/19

Do you have your favorite beef stew that you make on the stovetop or in your slow cooker? You can make it faster in your Instant Pot! Growing up, my mom always made beef stew in her stovetop pressure cooker. … Continue reading

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Feed a cold? Chicken soup!

As predicted I have a cold. Our daughter has been suffering with a bad one this past week and now I have caught it.  Just so you know the old saying, “Feed a cold, starve a fever” is incorrect. According … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 3/21/19

Biryani is an Indian dish thought to have been brought to India by Arab traders and has an etymology stemming from the Persian word for rice. Since it is the first day of Spring, it is also Nowruz, a new year’s … Continue reading

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