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Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

Have you ever thought to cook green beans in the pressure cooker? They really undergo a transformation under pressure, becoming silky and soft. Add bacon, onions, and tomatoes, and you’ve got a fast and flavorful pressure cooker side dish for the holidays — or anytime! Continue reading “Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Pressure Cooker Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

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Pressure Cooker Turkey with Dijon Gravy

Raise your hand if you prefer dark meat turkey. It’s not just me, right? There’s so much more flavor in the legs, thighs, and wings, and I’m happy to eat them at Thanksgiving — or anytime I can find them in the market. (And don’t worry if white meat is your thing — you can use bone-in half breasts for this recipe, too.) Continue reading “Pressure Cooker Turkey with Dijon Gravy” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Pressure Cooker Turkey with Dijon Gravy

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Pressure Cooker Cheesecake + Instant Pot GIVEAWAY!

For those of us who have been cooking for a long time, it can be a very good thing to sometimes step outside our comfort zones and be a complete beginner again. Humbling, to be sure, but good for our characters. This is how I’ve felt over the past few months with my Instant Pot. Everything about it was new, from figuring out how to put the lid on and which buttons to push to getting used to the fact that I couldn’t just lift the lid to check on…

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How To Cook Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker

I don’t always prep or cook in advance, but boy am I glad when I do. It’s so nice to go into the fridge and find things that are easy assemble into a quick meal. Like potatoes! A pressure cooker makes fast work of steaming a bunch of cubed potatoes, and I use them for all sorts of things all week long. Continue reading “How To Cook Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker” » … Read the referenced recipe here: How To Cook Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker

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Pressure Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

After making mashed potatoes every kind of way, these days, it’s all about the electric pressure cooker. The potatoes come out perfectly every time, and it’s so, so fast! Whether you’re making mashed potatoes for a weeknight dinner or a big holiday spread, this is my favorite method for a perfect bowl of spuds. Continue reading “Pressure Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Pressure Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

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Pressure Cooker Saag Tofu

A few weeks ago, I was digging into a meal of saag paneer at one of my favorite Indian restaurants (Zareen’s in Palo Alto!), when it occurred to me that the texture of the soft fresh paneer cheese in the dish was very similar to the texture of extra-firm tofu. I decided there and then to come up with a vegan riff on this dish so that everyone can enjoy it, even if you’re eating dairy-free. Continue reading “Pressure Cooker Saag Tofu” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Pressure Cooker Saag…

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