“Almond Joy” Cake Bites

“Almond Joy” Cake Bites

Jump to Recipe Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't... Yeah, I'm showing my age here. After my Sticky Toffee Pudding Bites turned out so delicious and wonderfully textured, I keep looking for new non-breakfast ways to use my egg bite pans, and this seemed like a natural. This recipe should fill two [...]

Easy as Pie!

Easy as Pie!

Pie making has always been a challenge for me. While I can usually whip up a somewhat acceptable piecrust, I've never been able to achieve a smooth, silky, rounded sheet of dough that I didn't have to do a lot of patchwork on once I wrestled it into the pie pan. I followed what I [...]

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 [...]

Cold Brew Heaven

Cold Brew Heaven

I'm taking a break from Instant Pot recipes to talk about cold brew, that delightful, silky-smooth concoction of slow-brewed coffee that has gotten me so addicted at Starbucks. I love my coffee. I love it so much that if it's a good-quality, I normally drink it straight-up black, no enhancement needed. But cold-brew coffee is [...]

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 [...]