I’ve always made my chili from scratch because those seasoning packets you buy in the grocery store are pretty underwhelming. Last night, I was tired, the spice rack was low on a few items… but I did have two packets of Old El Paso. I doctored it up and it was pretty close to my home made.Continue reading
I had never tasted spaghetti squash, much less cooked one. I now understand all the hype that’s been happening in the Instant Pot group on Facebook.Continue reading
If you’re interested in making your own yogurt to save money, this probably isn’t the recipe you want. On the other hand, if you love yogurt and you’re looking for a healthier alternative snack to replace that 1/2 gallon of ice cream in your freezer, you may have just struck gold.Continue reading
Tacos in the Instant Pot? Yes! I googled because I was curious about whether it was possible and I found several recipes. I’m particularly fond of my own spice blend, so I rolled my own.
Two days ago, it was 55 degrees and sunny. Today, the temps plummeted to 30, the wind howled and it even snowed for a few hours. It was a perfect stew day.Continue reading
I love potato salad and always bought the tubs from the deli counter at the grocery store. It’s edible, but I find it incredibly dry and flavorless. I’ve adapted my old recipe for the Instant Pot and I won’t be going back to store-bought.
… is the night I go through my fridge or freezer and pick one thing that’s been sitting longer than I’d like. It either gets cooked or tossed. On this journey, I eliminated frozen Italian sausages, 3 partial bags of frozen veggies, the remains of a container of sour cream and the last of a block of parmesan.Continue reading
Yes, I know… it’s not authentic without the duck and the smoked sausage. So call it chicken and beans if you must… it’s just as satisfying to eat for 20% of the effort.Continue reading