Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice)

I love a soul warming chicken and rice dish (probably because I’m a carbaholic). And from a very young age, I loved Arroz con Pollo. Anytime I make it, it reminds me of my childhood. It’s like nothing but happiness on a plate. A nice moist chicken can be difficult but this Instant Pot Arroz con Pollo (Chicken with Rice) is not.

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Instant Pot Ropa Vieja

I’ve always had an affinity for Cuban food. I guess that’s what happens when you live on the lower East side of New York. My love for Cuban food has only increased when I became friendly with Manny, the owner of the restaurant Mi Gente. I typically make this dish in the slow cooker but flank steak just calls for the pressure cooker. Instant Pot Ropa Vieja is on the menu. Continue reading “Instant Pot Ropa Vieja”

Instant Pot Chili

There’s nothing like cuddling up to a warm bowl of chili. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods, so when the weather dropped from 78 to a balmy 58 degrees, I seized the moment and made a big batch of chili in the instant pot. This is my seize the day Instant Pot Chili. Continue reading “Instant Pot Chili”

Instant Pot Korean Marinated Beef (Bulgogi)

Bulgogi or Korean marinated steak is over a thousand years old. Only a dish that wonderfully delicious could survive hundreds and hundreds of years. So when fellow food blogger Amy from KimChiMom suggested I make her Korean marinated beef (bulgogi) I was all in. It’s adjusted to work for our family but this Instant Korean Marinated Beef (Bulgogi) is loved by all. Continue reading “Instant Pot Korean Marinated Beef (Bulgogi)”

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs

It’s the summer and what could be better than a slab of ribs. My mom loves ribs so we went to pick up a slab. I was hoping hubby would put the ribs on the grill but it didn’t work out that way. No worries, I have an instant pot. Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs to the rescue. Continue reading “Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs”

Instant Pot Key Lime Pie

I’ve been on a mission to make the most out of my Instant Pot. Now that it’s wonderful steam isn’t needed to make baby food so it can be used for other wonderful things. Like dessert. I’ve been dying for a good Key Lime pie and this¬†Instant Pot Key Lime Pie is it. Continue reading “Instant Pot Key Lime Pie”

Instant Pot Chicken Gyros

Summers are always eventful. To save time and get delicious meals on the table quickly, I’ve been relying on our pressure cooker. I’m happy to say this Instant Pot Chicken Gyro recipe made my day a little brighter because I was able to play with the kids. Continue reading “Instant Pot Chicken Gyros”

Pressure Cooker Chickpea Masala (Chana Masala)

The last couple of days have been cooler than expected. And on those days I just want something warm and inviting.¬†This chickpea masala or chana masala is just that. Super easy in the pressure cooker and you can adapt it however you want. Filling with a spicy kick at the end, that’s exactly what I like in a dish.

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Beef Barbacoa

I stumbled upon beef barbacoa through my students obsession with a Mexican grill I shall not name. They were constantly rushing out of class to try to make it there and back before lunch was over. Of course, the bright side of them catching my attention was that it encouraged me to check the place out. It was delicious and a dish I knew I wanted to make my way.

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Beef Burgundy (Boeuf Bourguignon)

The first time I had French food was in Quebec, Canada on a trip with the international club. There I was, in a French speaking city not knowing a lick of French. Luckily, I was with a bunch of people that spoke French and so I was in very good hands. One night for dinner, I ordered Boeuf Bourguignon also known as Beef Burgundy. There are so many aspects of this dish that I love. The rich layers of flavor, the tenderness of the beef. It’s an extremely hearty dish that’s like a nice warm hug.

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