Cloudy and rainy day in a pot

It starts getting cooler here today, it is cloudy, a little rain here and there. Looks gloomy outside, the color just reminding me of a bowl of mushroom risotto. So I decided to make them. My boys are still sleeping, but worry not, instant pot will keep it warm for them. If you are too…

Just gotta utilize my Instant Pot

Yepp that title really said it all. That’s what I always think whenever I read a recipe or want to make something. How can I do that in Instant Pot. Not that I hate my stove,  no no no. Don’t want to let the stove heard that. I still need her for my baking, or…

Spanish rice and chicken stew 

I wasn’t sure what to call it. I just whipped dinner in 30 minutes, 10 minutes prepping, 30 minutes thinking about what to cook the whole way home from work. That’s  pretty much my routine. I can’t  follow meal plan, I am more of oh I have this and that let’s make this 😂😂. Even…

Broccoli and chicken rice casserole

When you see rotisserie chicken on sale, I usually grabbed some and freeze them. It was $2.83 When I found it. Grabbed couples and using one today. Well I am using just the breast part today. Diced up the chicken breast part, add them to the Instant pot along with 3 cups of water, a…

Chicken salsa Verde 

Well, I guess I keep everything on my Facebook album for all the stuffs I cook. I was looking for how I made this chicken salsa Verde and could not find it here. It is my son’s favorite. I usually serve them with cilantro lime rice. He does not really like rice plain, but this…

Another parmesan mushroom risotto?

Why not. It was gloomy outside. I was gonna go to the store to get ribs but the crazy thunder and rains stopped me from going. I know I bought a big pack of baby Bella mushroom and need to use that before it goes bad. And have leftover Arborio rice in the pantry. A…

Parmesan mushroom risotto in Instant Pot + shrimp 

Risotto, that dish somehow scares me. Not that I don’t like it, but it is a dish that always been broadcast and finicky, hard to make, hard to get the right consistency. And that was on food network, every time I watch someone making them, the chefs always make that comment and critics. So when…

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…

Korean ground beef with rice

Everyday I would take one of my meat from the freezer before I go to work. So I have a whole day to think about what and how to turn this frozen meat into dinner in a flash. And today what I pulled out was 1 lbs ground beef. Then my brain started thinking what…

Hainan Chicken Porridge

  I always love the hainan chicken rice. Never thought about this chicken porridge until one of my friend from Malaysia cooked this for us. He’s a great cook, we went to the mountain with him and he just pampered us with all the dishes he prepared, and it’s all quick and easy, not to…