Yogurt Customization #1 (Citrus, Strawberry, and Raspberry Flavors)

Customize Without Compromise The best part of making your own yogurt (or buying in bulk), is that you can completely customize your yogurt. Everyone in my house has their own opinion about what flavor we should have or what toppings should be on top. The biggest request is not to compromise the homemade yogurt’s thickRead more

Citrus Cheesecake

Naturally flavored cheesecake, using orange and lemon
Citrus Cheesecake, without toppings

Citrus Cheesecake In this citrus cheesecake, you have the happy combination of orange and lemon. While lemon takes front stage in this cheesecake, orange is providing backup to create a more well-rounded flavor. These are sure to impress citrus lovers, as well as make your kitchen smell wonderful while making them. They taste amazing withRead 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

Pressure Cooker Mini Citrus Cheesecakes

Citrus Mini Cheesecakes cooked in a pressure cooker
Pressure cooked (Instant Pot used) mini citrus flavored cheesecakes

Cheesecakes Under Pressure I was gifted an 8 quart Instant Pot DUO yesterday, to add to my pressure cooker collection. The first thing I made (after completing my water test of course), was to run a full batch of my mini cheesecakes through it. This is the same recipe I use for my Mini CitrusRead more

Pistachio Love Cheesecake

Slice of Pistachio Love Cheesecake

  Pistachio Love As I mentioned in my Mini Pistachio Cheesecake recipe (same base recipe, different cookware and cooking times), pistachios are my favorite nut, and my pistachio cheesecake showcases them beautifully. The dry roasted shelled pistachios provide that amazing pistachio flavor, a little saltiness, and great texture. You’ll find these delicious little nuts in the crust,Read more

Raspberry Dream Cheesecake

Raspberry Dream I wanted a raspberry cheesecake. Not just any raspberry cheesecake, but one with natural raspberry flavor throughout the cheesecake. I think I accomplished that. Last minute, I decided to also make a white chocolate and raspberry glaze, along with homemade whipped cream and fresh raspberries. This helps bringing out the raspberry’s flavor andRead more

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef and Vegetables

I originally made corned beef recipe for my co-workers for lunch (in a medical office break room), and it’s been in my regular rotation at home ever since. And something that makes my heart happy, I literally saw a grown man jump for joy when I mentioned I was making this today. Pressure Cooking OnceRead more

Mini Citrus Cheesecakes

  Citrus In these mini citrus cheesecakes, you have the happy combination of orange and lemon. While lemon takes front stage in these cheesecakes, orange is providing backup to create a more well-rounded flavor. These are sure to impress citrus lovers, as well as make your kitchen smell wonderful while making them. They taste amazingRead more

Making Yogurt in the Instant Pot

Homemade yogurt and whey, made in the Instant Pot   One of the functions of the Instant Pot is the yogurt function (not included in LUX version). This function makes the whole yogurt making process simpler, and allows you to determine the incubation time. This process was created for the 6 quart Instant Pot Duo.Read more

Crispy Potato Wedges with Pressure Cooker and Air Fryer

I love cooking with my pressure cooker and air fryer, and I love crispy potato wedges. My husband and I received an air fryer for Christmas from my mom, and potato wedges were the first thing I made in it. Why Cook Twice? I choose to ALWAYS do a double cook on fries and potatoRead more