8 minutes Spaghetti

Ever Since I tried to cook spaghetti in Instant Pot, I never go back to the stove method anymore. I mean why using 2 pots when you can use just 1 pot? There was time I was thrilled to be able to cook my spaghetti in the microwave using my Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker,…

Happy new year! Welcome 2017!

Happy new year! Cheers to a better year! Tradition ia we have to have some blacked eyed pea for the new year. So we went ti Walmart last night to grabbed some. Whilst we were there, B overheard a couple where the wife got pretty upset with her husband as they could not find any…

Ham and pineapple fried rice in Instant Pot

Second round of utilizing leftover ham. Simple, easy one pot dinner. I made fried rice in instant pot before but I can’t remember what or how I did it. I browse online, and found one recipe using brown rice and Multigrain function which take 40 minutes. I am using jasmine rice so I don’t think…

A little east meet west in a bowl

What to do with leftover ham or turkey after the celebration? That’s always a question. So many ideas out there for it. I like to wing it as I cook. It depends on what I have and what I am craving on that moment. Since last night I have the crave for bubur Ayam or…

I’m dreaming of a warm Christmas…

Not! White Christmas is what we want but here is Texas we got 75° Christmas. It just felt so wrong…Christmas with flip flop on and short sleeve instead of sweater and boots. Welcome to Texas!. Though, growing up in Jakarta, Indonesia where it is 80° to 95° all year long did not feel the big…

Bbbrrrrreeerrryyyy cold today in Texas

It is 17° here today. It is like on the scale for Texas, Extremely cold. For us here it’s like the minus degree. Anyway..you got the picture. It’s freezing! Pssttt…me and my boys love it though. And for me and my boys, cold weather means soup day. You guess it right…Instant Pot to the rescue….

Updated – Instant Pot on Sale AGAIN!!

Just a quick note..Amazon has Instant Pot on sale AGAIN today. Not as low as at Black Friday last month but still a very good deal for $79. ** Updated the new sale pricing for 6 quarts today is $99 while the 8 quarts is $129.95 Grab it while it last. I wish they have…

Morning egg peeling

I love eggs. I love Instant Pot. I love making my eggs in instant Pot. Why? Let’s listed the reasons: I don’t have to wait and watch my water boiling. Perfect cooked either hard boiled or soft boiled every time. Peeling, always easy. The yolk is creamier. Faster and better. Just like this morning, after…

Cold day saved by Instant Pot

You know..I got jealous when I heard it’s snowing somewhere else. I guess I just have to be happy that at least it is cooler now here in the Lonestar state. I have been wanting to make chili but without the beans of course. My husband does not like beans at all.  While watching Limitless…

Zuppa de Toscana in Instant Pot

It started to get cooler here in Texas. It’s perfect for soup and stew. One of my son’s, well my family’s, favorite is zuppa de toscana. We love it so much that we can eat this anytime. That actually comes out from the mouth of my 10 years old. He literally doesn’t mind eating this…