Monthly Archives: December 2015

Eggnog

2 eggs 1 1/2 cups almond milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 3 tablespoons bourbon 2 packs stevia Separate the eggs. Whip the egg whites and set aside.  Beat the egg yolks till light colored.  Add 2 packs … Continue reading

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My mom’s gingersnaps

BJ sent her recipe but it uses a full cup of Crisco. Crisco – there are no words. Okay – she didn’t know how bad it is.  But we do. Thankfully the best cure for Crisco is real butter and … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookies

Banks, Warner and I made these cookies last week. The recipe was easy and doesn’t contain shortening.  The dough rolled out easily for the children without requiring  a ton of flour.  The kids liked the cookies a lot and mom … Continue reading

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George’s Bolognese Sauce

3 slices thick sliced bacon diced Set Instant Pot on sautee, low heat. Cook bacon until fat is rendered. Add 1 medium onion, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced Increase heat to medium. Cook veggies 5 minutes, … Continue reading

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Cleaning a burned Instant Pot liner

Burned your pot? I just did. I watched Carmen boil a lemon in a burned pot to clean it and figured it couldn’t hurt to try. It worked!! I cut two lemons in half, filled the pot about 1/3 of … Continue reading

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Chicken and Rice Soup

Land of Lakes Chicken and Rice Soup Recipe  Modifying for the Instant Pot (and brown rice) … Cook a Costco rotisserie chicken with 6 cups of water and a teaspoon or two of Red Boat fish sauce on “Soup” for … Continue reading

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Brown Basmati Rice

Use 1 cup rice and 1 1/4 cups water. Set to “Multigrain” and select 25 minutes.  15 NPR.

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Black Bean Soup

Soak beans over night.  Black beans work best but we are trying to eat more aduzki beans so that’s what I used here. Remove the lid and set the Instant Pot to “Sautee”.  Cook a chopped onion in a little … Continue reading

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Beef Stew

I have never enjoyed making or eating beef stew.  The stew I made never had a good flavor and the potatoes always seemed sodden and unappetizing. (Paul on the other hand made a great slow cooker stew when he was … Continue reading

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Instant Pot

We just bought an Instant Pot. Everything I’ve made so far has turned out really well.  I’m going to start adding recipes tagging them for future reference.  

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