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…

Easy Saturday…I hope

After being sick for almost 2 weeks, and still not well I surely hope that my Saturday will be an easy and lazy one. Start with boiling eggs for breakfast. Not sure if the process is boiling the egg though as I am using my Instant Pot. By putting on the dozen eggs on the…

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…

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…

Cranberry sauce in Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Why? one of my friend asked when I mentioned I want to try to make it in Instant Pot this year. She said it’s not hard on the stove or just get the canned one. True..I have been making mine on the stove .  And tried in the oven last year. Not a big fan…

Pressure cooking

Most of the time, dinner is under pressure. Under pressure to get things done right when we got home around 6 pm and get everything ready on the table within 1 hour or less. I am trying my best everyday to have a home cooked meal fast and not fast food meal for our dinner….