Beef in red wine

Last week I scored when I grabbed this big block of brisket for $18. I cut them up into 4 pieces that I know I can do 4 dinners. So Thursday afternoon after stopping by at Wholefoods and found some sale on merlot and sauvignon, I thought I would do my own version of beouf…

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…

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….