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Instant Pot Kung Pao Chicken

We used a trick to give the chicken a crispy, fried-like texture. This sauce tastes bold and spicy. The Instant Pot does yeoman’s work.


Dark Meat Chicken Noodle Soup in the Instant Pot

Seeking to accentuate the “comfort” for our sick wife, we used skin-on chicken thighs for this chicken noddle soup made in the Instant Pot.


Pressure Cooker Chicken Breast and Broccoli Pasta: Healthy, probably, maybe, could be

Here’s a recipe for chicken breast and broccoli sauce in the Instant Pot. The magical ingredient is the renderings from the chicken skin.


Get Festive: Shredded Chicken Tacos Using an Instant Pot

We wanted shredded chicken tacos. Our Instant Pot, per usual, handled the heavy lifting. Do not sleep on our homemade pico de gallo, though.


Fried chicken without the frying but still with the chicken

With a pressure cooker and an oven, we replicated the black magic of frying. The meat remains tender and juicy while exterior gets crispy.


Crispy skin is key: Chicken Thighs, Pressure Cooked and Broiled

We adore our Instant Pot and how tender and juicy it makes chicken. But, the skin comes out limp. The solution? Broil it!


It needn’t be Thanksgiving to eat a turkey breast and gravy sandwich

We prepared turkey breast in the pressure cooker and made gravy with the stock and drippings. It made a delicious sandwich. 


Turkey Sausage Sweet Potato Spinach Soup Will Warm You

Where we sit as we write this article, the calendar reads January. A chill permeates the air. The skies look dull and dreary. The day darkens too early. It’s winter. The dead of winter. We could use a boost—something to warm our bellies and cheer our souls. Luckily, we know the remedy. Soup. Is there […]


Italian Macaroni and Cheese in the Pressure Cooker

We found ourselves home alone. That spells trouble. Well, at our age, trouble carries different connotations. It means that we’re going to try a cooking experiment, maybe set the house on fire, definitely dirty a lot of dishes. We’ve been craving homemade macaroni and cheese. Our significant other–God love her–has exercised her veto every time […]


Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork: Fast, Simple, Delicious

We craved pulled pork. With icy weather, we didn’t want to man a smoker for seven hours. Solution? A pressure cooker. Tender and succulent!


Beef Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine: Celebratory Food

Because short ribs taste divine and elicit warm recollections, we developed a recipe for beef short ribs braised in red wine using an Instant Pot.


Beef Burgundy in the Electric Pressure Cooker

We found ourselves with two things: an opened bottle of red wine and an eye of round beef roast. So, we prepared up a vat of beef burgundy. 


Hungarian Pork Paprikash: a meal you’ll think about for at least a decade

Paprikash delivers rich, tangy, velvety flavor. Tomato provides acidity. Sour cream makes it smooth. Tender pork gives it the taste of home.


Coconut Milk Chicken Curry in a Hurry; Thanks, Pressure Cooker!

Indian food can be intimidating to make at home. But, if you have a pressure cooker, this coconut milk chicken curry is almost foolproof.


Pork Shoulder Tacos with Asian Slaw and Sriracha Mayo

In a recent article, we supplied a recipe for sweet chili sauce braised pork shoulder. We incorporated the pork into spring rolls, which were wholly satisfying. If you’ve ever made pork shoulder, though, you know that it results in a ton of meat. So, we had leftovers. A lot of leftovers. Being both conservationists and […]


So fresh and so cool: our Sweet Chili Sauce Braised Pork Shoulder Spring Rolls

Come summer, we start craving spring rolls because they’re cool, crisp and fresh. We developed this recipe for sweet braised pork shoulder spring rolls.


Honey Garlic Sriracha Chicken Wings

As lovers of chicken wings, we’ve begun developing healthier recipes. Our pressure cooker is key. It develops bold flavor and rich sauce.


This Creamy Mushroom Polenta Will Bring Eastern Europe Home

For something so straightforward, something with a main ingredient as cheap and basic as corn meal, the dish tastes blissful. Here’s our recipe for creamy mushroom polenta in the pressure cooker.


Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with Buttered Shrimp Sous Vide

The pressure cooker, like us fine gentlemen, makes magic happen. Here’s our recipe for pressure cooker mushroom risotto with buttered shrimp sous vide.


Shredded Chicken Jalapeno Enchilada Soup

Pressure cooker soup is something special. Recently, we made shredded chicken jalapeno enchilada soup. It was tangy, really tangy, but pleasantly tangy.


Chicken Sausage and Cheese Tortellini Soup

We often make this chicken sausage and cheese tortellini soup on Sunday night and take leftovers for lunch during the workweek.


Pressure Cooker Beef Cheeks in a Red Wine Gravy

Last night, we ate a better dinner than you did. We’d bet our house on it. Any takers? We didn’t think so. Just look at that photo. So delicious. Even more impressive than how the meal tasted was that we made it at home. You know, like with our bare hands. Mostly with our bare […]