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 Mini Pistachio Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes Mini cheesecakes, including these Instant Pot Mini Cheesecakes make for a indulging treat or a great little gift to others. One batch of mini cheesecakes makes 6 of these amazing 4 inch cheesecakes. Each cheesecakes is worth about 2 decent slices of cheesecakes, so you can share one with your partner on aRead more

Air Fried Parmesan Chicken Strips

Chicken Strips Our family’s favorite chicken strips are Air Fried Parmesan Chicken Strips. Between the parmesan and the air fryer the exterior is delicious, and the interior remains juicy. We use chicken tenders or chicken breast cut into strips. We have served these for dinner or as snacks for a party, either way they areRead more

Instant Pot Blueberry Mini Cheesecakes

Mini Cheesecakes I’ve been craving a blueberry cheesecake, one with the blueberry flavor consistently throughout it. Now, I can have 6 of them, in mini 4 inch form. Each Instant Pot Blueberry Mini Cheesecake is worth about 2 slices of cheesecake. The smaller but not tiny size of these mini cheesecakes makes them extra specialRead 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

Simple Air Fried Asparagus

Asparagus One of the best things about springtime is fresh asparagus. My favorite way to have asparagus used to be roasted, until I air fried asparagus (I am able to get more even cooking, in a faster time). Now, with asparagus being in season, my family devours Simple Air Fried Asparagus weekly. Asparagus has aRead more

Irish Cream Cheesecake

Irish Cream Irish Cream is a much loved flavor, and it works so well in a cheesecake. Using Irish Cream Liqueur (such as Bailey’s, O’Mara’s, or Kirkland brand) provides such great flavor and creaminess to this Irish Cream Cheesecake, and pairs amazingly with chocolate. I used the Kirkland brand of Irish Cream for this recipeRead 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

Red, White and Blue Cheesecake Trio

Red, White and Blue Once I started making cheesecakes with freeze dried berry powder, I became determined to make a red, white and blue cheesecake trio. Red is a strawberry cheesecake, white is a classic cheesecake, and blue is a blueberry cheesecake. The flavors will make up for the fact that blueberries lend a bitRead more

Yogurt Customization #2 (Vanilla Bean, Blueberry, and Peach-Mango)

Customize Without Compromise As discussed in Yogurt Customization #1, the best part of making your own yogurt (I make mine in my Instant Pot), 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 biggestRead more