Quick Cheesy Penne with Meat Sauce

Quick  Cheesy Penne with Meat Sauce

Jump to Recipe I"m really in the mood for Italian comfort food this week! This is so simple and so good! This dish can be made in the Instant Pot and placed under a broiler when done to melt the cheese. You can also brown the top with a CrispLid for your Instant Pot, or [...]

Instant Pot Barbecue Pot Roast

Instant Pot Barbecue Pot Roast

Jump to Recipe This is a simple pot roast recipe requiring very little prep time. This tangy barbecue version is absolutely delicious served over mashed potatoes or rice. This fall-apart-delicious roast can also be served on a roll, topped with your favorite barbecue sauce. Rub the meat with the finely chopped garlic. For extra garlicky [...]

Instant Pot “Rotisserie” Chicken

Need something to bring to a potluck this weekend, to to feed a crowd at your house? Here is a wonderfully moist roast chicken, cooked up on days when it's just too hot out to fire up the oven or to run in and out of the house to attend to the grill. This is [...]

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 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. [...]

Emergency Spaghetti and Chicken Dinner

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 [...]

Instant Pot Carnitas

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 [...]