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

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


Pot Roast – pressure cooker

Last night I tried something new with the instant pot. I had a nice roast beef that I wanted to make for supper. Originally, I was intending to put in in the oven but wondered if I could use the pressure cooker…after all a slow cooker works (or so I have heard but never actually… Continue reading Pot Roast – pressure cooker

Instant Pot, Recipes

Chinese Beef Stew

Yahoooo!!! Another my girl approved meal... Tonight I made Chinese Beef Stew and it turned out fantastic! I love my Instant Pot!! So before I forget this is how l made it: Stewing beef Onions Beef broth cornstarch Garlic Soy sauce Hoisin sauce Worcestershire sauce Carrots Oil Pepper Ginger Star anise On saute cook onions… Continue reading Chinese Beef Stew

Instant Pot, Recipes

Chicken & Yams

6 chicken thighs Tomato cut up into big chunks Onion 2 yams Salt Water or broth 1/2 cup Cremini mushrooms or whatever is in the fridge. Saute onions. Place chicken and yams, pepper and salt on top. Put lid on and set the poultry setting. Add mushrooms at the very end while the pot is… Continue reading Chicken & Yams