Category Archives: Instant Pot

⚓️ Shrimp biryani 12/3/19

This recipe started out as a one-pot, Instant Pot dish.  But the shrimp just cannot stand being hammered in the Instant Pot for even a short amount of time. So John cooks the shrimp on their own after a short … Continue reading

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🦃 Belated Thanksgiving dinner. 12/2/19

We missed Thanksgiving because we were away on our trip. Our son had Thanksgiving at his house with his wife and family and her parents. Our daughter had a Friendsgiving. But John and I felt we should have our own … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 10/17/19

The recipe I followed for this was supposed to be totally an Instant Pot meal. But when we tried it all in the Instant Pot the shrimp was totally overcooked. So we made this dish in two pots – the … Continue reading

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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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