Category Archives: In the Kitchen

French Onion Soup Take II

Our second attempt at Instant Pot French Onion soup went much better than my first attempt. The difference? I cooked the onions longer before putting the pressure on. I also used more red wine while cooking the onions! And yes, … Continue reading

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Thrilling Grilling

I don’t know why I stopped grilling last fall. It doesn’t really get that cold out here on the west coast so there really is no reason to stop. So when I saw my blogger/podcaster friend Tony Conrad (teller of … Continue reading

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Tasty Meat and Potato Pie

The kids and I saw a video on the Facebook about making what we called Meat and Potato Pie and we decided to give it a try ourselves – with what we had on hand, in the kitchen. We started … Continue reading

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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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