Category Archives: In the Kitchen

Friday Pinterest Fails; Bacon Wrapped Onion Rings

The guy on the Food Channel made it look so easy to make bacon wrapped onion rings! So easy! You just wrap the bacon around the onion ring, slide a toothpick through the connection where the strips of bacon begin … Continue reading

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Cast Iron Cooking; Making Bread

Those who follow me on Instagram or my Facebook page know that I’ve been working on my baking skills. I’m still working on my biscuit making technique and I’ve returned to bread making. Typically I do my bread making while … Continue reading

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Making Biscuits

I continue to struggle with my biscuit making skills. I just can’t get them to be as light and tender as the biscuits I remember eating when I was a kid. Today I used grated frozen butter instead of oil. … Continue reading

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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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