Category Archives: In the Kitchen

Making Biscuits

I’ve been working on making biscuits for quite some time now and today I had my best results yet. It was like I heard a voice from my past this morning, “Don’t work them so hard! Just gently introduce the … Continue reading

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Instant Pot French Onion Soup

I tried making French Onion soup yesterday. It went “okay”. The recipe I followed called for a teaspoon of finely ground black pepper and I’ll be honest, it was too much. I also do not have oven proof dishes so … Continue reading

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Instant Beef Stroganoff

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Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

Yesterday for dinner I decided to try and recreate a dish I remember quite fondly from my childhood – Beef Stroganoff. And I wanted to recreate the beef stroganoff in our Instant Pot. I had an understanding of the basics … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Homemade Bread

Typically I like to make homemade bread and do “cast iron cooking” while away at the cabin. However, I was given a couple medium sized cast iron pans and they needed to be seriously cleaned and seasoned. And one of … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Spaghetti and Tomato Sauce

Oh my. The Instant Pot is going to be my financial saviour. Wednesday night the kids have swim lessons until 6:30pm. Getting out of the pool, waiting for a shower stall, showering, getting to the car, and then home makes … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Beef Stew

I went ahead and tried another Instant Pot meal. I figured I can make a pretty amazing mac and cheese, so why not try beef stew? So I did. What’s it take to make a beef stew? Some stewing beef, … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Mac and Cheese

We got home from a soggy morning skiing on Grouse Mtn and needed some quick, warm-up the innards, comfort food. Daughter and I agreed to try making mac and cheese in our relatively new Instant Pot. Although you can sauté … Continue reading

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Cabin Cooking; Brussel Sprouts

We took a trip to the cabin and we cooked the kids favourite vegetable – Brussel sprouts. Yep, my kids love Brussel sprouts. Perhaps that is because of the way we cook them. Have a look and see what you … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Bread; Cabin Cooking

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