Category Archives: Instant Pot

🐂 Instant Pot beef stew 4/1/20

We are using up meat that has been in the freezer for more than 6 months. I think that these boneless beef short ribs are the last ones. Making a beef stew in the Instant Pot is really easy and … Continue reading

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🐓 Comfort chicken dinner. 3/26/20

Since this dinner item appears almost weekly I won’t say much about it other than it comforts me – sous vide chicken breast and mashed rutabagas from the Instant Pot with chicken gravy that I make from a McCormack’s packet … Continue reading

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🥩 Ribeye steak with mashed rutabagas and spinach. 3/23/20

Today is our daughter’s birthday and we were supposed to be celebrating it in Bari, Italy. Instead she is upstairs having a digital Happy Hour with her friends. I am sorry for her and us but what can you do? … Continue reading

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🐓 Comfort Food. 3/3/20

There is a lot to be worried about at the moment so a plate of comfort food seems like the right dinner. For us that is pan-roasted chicken breast, rutabagas and broccoli. It doesn’t make the worries go away but … Continue reading

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🥬 Instant Pot Chana Dal (split chickpea stew) 2/19/20

Boy, is this delicious! And quick and easy! Here is the simple recipe to follow https://pipingpotcurry.com/instant-pot-chana-dal/#wprm-recipe-container-6238  Thanks pipingpotcurry.com! My changes are to skip the Asafoetida because I do not have any and to cook the Chana dal a little longer … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken Monday on a Saturday night. 2/1/20

Even when the children were small, Monday dinners were known as chicken Monday. As my daughter grew up I let her choose what spices would go on the chicken. One time we had “Chicken with 17 Spices.” Now she doesn’t … Continue reading

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🥬 Instant Pot split chickpea stew. 1/28/20

This is such an easy and delicious vegan dinner. A cup of split chickpeas, that I found at the WalMart grocery store amongst the Indian foods, are soaked for 30 minutes. While this is going on I sauteed some cumin … Continue reading

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