American Food · Budget Dinner · Instant Pot · Pasta or Noodle · Pressure Cooker

Mac and cheese 4 minutes

Comfort food..when it rains outside, the dark sky and all the good stuffs that comes with the rain, all I can think of is snuggle and comfort.  Mac and cheese is one of the food that I love. I used to grab the box because it was so easy. However, ever since I had a… Continue reading Mac and cheese 4 minutes

Budget Dinner · Instant Pot · Italian Food · Pressure Cooker · Rice

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… Continue reading Another parmesan mushroom risotto?

Instant Pot · Italian Food · Pressure Cooker · Rice

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… Continue reading Parmesan mushroom risotto in Instant Pot + shrimp 

American Food · Cake · Dessert · From the kitchen · Indonesian Food · Instant Pot · Miscellaneous · Pressure Cooker · soup

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… Continue reading Happy new year! Welcome 2017!

Budget Dinner · Chinese Food · From the kitchen · Indonesian Food · Instant Pot · Miscellaneous · Pressure Cooker · Rice

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… Continue reading Ham and pineapple fried rice in Instant Pot

Chinese Food · From the kitchen · Indonesian Food · Instant Pot · Pressure Cooker · Rice

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… Continue reading A little east meet west in a bowl

American Food · Christmas · From the kitchen · Instant Pot · Pressure Cooker

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… Continue reading I’m dreaming of a warm Christmas…