Asian Slaw

Asian Slaw

There are two camps when it comes to coleslaw. Those who love cream slaw and those who don’t.

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The Best Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

These are the cookies that won my picky husband’s heart forever. I’m not a huge peanut butter fan but even I was smitten with these thick, soft, and chewy cookies. They are the best peanut butter cookies I’ve ever tasted. Most peanut butter cookies are dry and leave little to be desired but these are nothing short of amazing. My picky husband even loves them more than his new favorite Butterfinger Krispy Treats. Continue reading

Sausage and Penne Pasta (in the Instant Pot)

Sausage and Penne Pasta (in the Instant Pot)

The holiday season is prime time to have a list of go to quick and easy meals for your family. Who wants to spend an hour in the kitchen stirring and babysitting pots when you have homework to help with, laundry to fold, cookies to bake, and presents to wrap?  I think that’s why the Instant Pot is so popular. You can feed your family home cooked meals with little time and effort. Continue reading

Cuban Inspired Ropa Vieja (in the Instant Pot)

Ropa Vieja with Jalapeno Stuffed Olives (in the Instant Pot)

It’s a wonderful feeling to serve a home cooked meal to my family during the week. I work full-time so I know the time constraint people have when they get home from work after a busy day. The Cuban inspired ropa vieja takes less than 15 minutes of prep time.  The Instant Pot works its magic while you enjoy the beautiful fall weather and hang out with your family.

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Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Pumpkin Caramel Frosting

Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Pumpkin Caramel Frosting

Can you believe we are a little over two weeks away from Thanksgiving?!? It feels like fall just arrived and now Thanksgiving is literally right around the corner. I’m thinking of all the different items I need to make, buy, or assign. The only thing I know is that I am making this pumpkin sheet cake.

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Beef and Broccoli (in the Instant Pot)

Beef and Broccoli (in the Instant Pot)

I love beef and broccoli. It’s great to serve to kids or for people with pickier palates. You can’t get find a more universally loved Chinese take out dish than beef and broccoli. You know I love all things spicy so I add red pepper flakes. You can find a ton of beef and broccoli recipes online but this is my favorite. The flavors are amazing and takes very little effort to make.  This is especially true if you use your Instant Pot.

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Pumpkin Dulce de Leche (in the Instant Pot)

Pumpkin spice dulce de leche (in the Instant Pot)

It’s been officially fall for over a month now. Regrettably central Texas did not receive that message. There have been a handful of days that the weather teased us that fall is here but the shorts and tank tops we continue to wear tell me otherwise. I’m not a pumpkin spice latte girl because I work from home and I refuse to leave the house for a $7 cup of coffee. Nevertheless, I am a sucker for pumpkin treats. Pumpkin cake, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, and now pumpkin dulce de leche made in my Instant Pot. Continue reading