Star-Spangled Berry Ambrosia Salad

Star-Spangled Berry Ambrosia Salad

Take your Independence Day celebration to a new level with this creamy, refreshing, and fresh take on traditional ambrosia salad. This is a somewhat lightened version. Instead of sour cream, it will have the slight tang and and creaminess of your homemade yogurt, and will look beautifully festive on your holiday table. Jump to Recipe [...]

Impossibly Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Impossibly Easy Sweet and Sour Chicken

I'm all about quick and easy, and last night’s chicken dinner fit the bill. Although my kids are all grown, I still appreciate not having to put a lot of time into cooking and dishes on weeknights, especially after a long work day. I popped this into the Instant Pot as soon as I got [...]

Instant Pot Party Potato Salad

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 [...]

Instant Pot French Onion Chicken

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. [...]

Instant Pot Duo Sale

I noticed today that the Instant Pot Duo (think yogurt!) is now less than $60 on Amazon: https://amzn.to/31Dnb8c. This is almost $8 less than what I paid for mine during last year's Black Friday deal. I'm getting ready to make "boil method" yogurt this morning. Although I love the convenience of using ultra pasteurized milk, [...]

Instant Pot Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites

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 [...]

Food Adventures in The Big Easy

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, [...]