5 Day Dinner Planning, including Independence Day

Planning The Week This week will be the American holiday of Independence Day (4th of July), and we are hosting a party for friends and family. The best way I have found to do this, is planning and trying to make some stuff ahead of time (and really lean on my pressure cookers). Here isRead more

Pork Ribs, Pinto Beans, Zucchini and Corn on the Cob Dinner (using Pressure Cooking and Compound Butter)

Preparing Ahead of Time I love preparing as much of dinner ahead of time as I can, and want to get as much as I can out of my efforts. Tonight’s dinner of pork ribs, pinto beans, zucchini and corn on the cob is a good example of this. I used pressure cookers to cookRead more

Instant Pot Creamy White Chili

White Chili By white chili, I mainly mean that the chili is made with white beans (in this case northern white beans) and poultry, rather than the more traditional red bean chili with beef. We had been making a stove-top version for years, based on a Taste of Home recipe, and this recipe is inspired byRead more

Red Curry Chicken

Red Curry Red Curry Chicken is a comforting dish that is easy to execute but still packs amazing flavor. The key is a good quality red curry paste, as it is the backbone to the flavor in this dish. I have used both Mae Ploy and also Aroy-D brand red curry paste, and both provideRead more

The Best of Both Worlds Pork Ribs

The Best of Both Worlds Combining the cooking methods Instant Pot (or Go Wise) electric pressure cookers and the grill, you get the best of both worlds! Best of all: you can have your pork ribs ready to finish on your grill, long before your guest arrive. By using the high pressure cooking function afterRead more

Instant Pot Red Chili (from dry beans)

The Pressure Advantage Chili is better homemade, and it’s never been easier with the Instant Pot. By using pressure, you are able to dry cook beans quicker, without soaking them, and no better dish for that than chili. Since ground beef doesn’t need as much cooking, it get browned on the saute function before everythingRead more

Pressure Cooker Lentil and Sausage Soup

Lentil and Sausage Soup, cooked in an electric pressure cooker

  Comfort in a Bowl There is something comforting about a nice bowl of soup, especially one packed full of vegetables and protein (lentils and other legumes have a lot of protein). Lentil and Sausage Soup has been a favorite in our household for while, and we had long ago made our changes (mainly theRead more