Recipes

Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

I've been craving my mom's cooking. I made soy chicken wings with rice which I haven't done in a while. You'd think I might need a recipe or at least a refresher on how to do it. It was satisfiying to recreate this dish from memory and have it turn out. I had run out… Continue reading Soy Sauce Chicken Wings

Instant Pot, Recipes

Congee (Juk) in the Instant Pot

Lately I have been making this soup in the pressure cooker and it turned out so good. It makes this tidy and quick soup the perfect meal when you're wanting something warm and tasty.  If you're interested in the stove top version go here. Congee (Juk) This is my ultimate comfort food!  Easy to make… Continue reading Congee (Juk) in the Instant Pot

Recipes

Congee (Juk)

I have written out instructions here for the pressure cooker. I alternate between the two methods because sometimes nothing beats the stove top. Nostalgia I guess! This is my ultimate comfort food! Easy to make and I always have the ingredients - rice, water, chicken or beef, seasonings. I loved all the meals my parents… Continue reading Congee (Juk)

Recipes

I Made Chicken Noodle Soup

I woke up this morning in the dark. The power was out and I thought "Argh...this should be fun." Getting my daughter ready for school means getting her to eat an energy packed breakfast, packing her lunch, getting dressed and cleaned up for the day. It was actually kind of fun. She got to eat… Continue reading I Made Chicken Noodle Soup

FOOD, Recipes

Chickpeas! Made from Scratch

My newest pressure cooker adventure is cooking my own chickpeas instead of using the canned ones. I still keep some cans around for backup for those days when a recipe calls for them and I don't have any made. I find a batch will keep in the fridge and I take what I need out… Continue reading Chickpeas! Made from Scratch

FOOD, Recipes

An Alphaghetti Taste-alike

In my search for lunch ideas that a 7 year old would be happy to have in their lunch I have come up with this version of the infamous Heinz Alphaghetti that kids love so much. These ingredients are all items which I usually have on hand. Bonus! I will get right to it. You… Continue reading An Alphaghetti Taste-alike