Instant Pot Party Potato Salad

The Fourth of July is less than two weeks away, and it’s never too early to begin party planning! I made this potato salad for a family birthday party this weekend, and it was a hit. Served freshly-made and warm, or well-chilled, this potato salad will feed a crowd as the perfect accompaniment to summertime

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Instant Pot French Onion Chicken

Jump to recipe This melty-cheesy chicken is topped with a velvety, caramelized onion gravy. Served atop toasted baguette slices, this flavorful dish has all the magic of French onion soup. A quick pass under a broiler will bubble and brown the cheese to a perfect finish. Your chicken breasts should be about 1 inch thick.

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Instant Pot Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites

Jump to Recipe While trying to come up with some new uses for my egg bite pans, I started thinking about steamed desserts, and sticky toffee pudding came to mind. One of the best I’ve ever had was at the Crown & Tuns (aka Puddingface the Pie Place) in Deddington, Oxfordshire. Puddingface is home to

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Food Adventures in The Big Easy

I was in New Orleans for the American Society of Safety Professionals conference this week. What better place to enjoy life (between keynote speeches, collaboration sessions, and training with thousands of my fellow occupational safety geeks) than spending the after hours walking around NOLA, enjoying the pretty architecture, fine cocktails and local beers, jazz bars,

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Emergency Spaghetti and Chicken Dinner

It’s 7:30 pm, I’m starving, I really don’t feel like putting much effort into cooking, but I want something good. So I grab up a frozen pound of boneless, skinless chicken thighs, a jar of spaghetti sauce, a pound of spaghetti, and just sort of wing it (see what I did there?). The chicken was

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Instant Pot Frozen Yogurt

Cool, creamy frozen yogurt for the lazy hot summer days ahead. I don’t eat a lot of ice cream these days, but I do make tons of yogurt in my Instant Pot every week. I noticed my lonely little Cuisinart ice cream maker insert sitting in the freezer, where it’s been chilling since my Christmas

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Instant Pot Carnitas

Jump to Recipe Savory shredded pork for tacos, tamales, burritos, or just to serve over rice. A squeeze of orange juice and orange peel adds just the right acidity to balance the fragrant, peppery Mexican spice blend. Experiment a little with the seasonings, as foods cooked in the Instant Pot tend to be a little

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Instant Pot Enchilada Breakfast Bake

Jump to Recipe I had an inspiration for breakfast this holiday morning, and it took barely an hour from start to finish. Made with eggs, corn tortillas, meat, onions, peppers, and cheese, this simple and delicious casserole provides the perfect base for wherever else your imagination takes you. If you’re feeding a crowd, go ahead

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