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Instant Pot Makes A Perfect Egg

I saw a thing on Pinterest on how to use an Instant Pot to make perfect hard boiled eggs using the “5-5-5 method.” “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.” I simply put the trivet in the bottom of the Instant Pot, added a cup of water, and then placed five eggs on […]

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Instant Pot Pork Chops

I got home yesterday to find that there was nothing in the fridge to feed the family. And they were hungry. Hungry and quickly transitioning to hangry. What to do? Yes, that is correct, I turned to the Instant Pot. And, I went way out of comfort zone because I put FROZEN meat in my […]

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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, after the soup was done, I served it up into bowls and baked the bowls […]

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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 I couldn’t put the filled bowls of soup under the broiler. I’ll try this again […]

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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 of what goes into a Beef Stroganoff so I did my best to replicate what […]

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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 for a very late evening. And even though we eat before swimming, they’re still hungry […]

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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, a couple potatoes, a sweet potato, a jumbo carrot, a cookie stalks of celery and […]

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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 inside the Instant Pot, I’ve been told that if you have a good quality skillet, […]