10 Reasons to gift the Instant Pot this year.

Confession: I’m a pot head. Last year, my parents bought several Instant Pot’s and gifted one to each of us in the immediate family for Christmas. I was kind of dumb-founded. I do not stay on top of cooking gadget trends and didn’t really know what the Instant Pot was. I still have my stove-top “jiggler” pressure cookers, […]

Leek & Carrot Chicken Tortellini Soup

This recipe is simple stovetop soup that doesn’t have to simmer for hours, and is another great recipe for using up rotisserie chicken! Here’s what you’ll need: 2 large leeks (Pale parts only) 2 stalks of celery 3 peeled carrots 4 cups of cooked chicken, shredded 14oz bag of cheese tortellini 2 tablespoons of olive […]

Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

Oh, mashed potatoes. I don’t think I have to tell anyone how good mashed potatoes are. They are kind of the perfect side dish. But in my house, it doesn’t matter if I’m cooking for 3 or 30 – there are always leftovers! And, let’s face it, mashed potatoes reheated are never the same. I hope these […]

Instant Pot Slow Cooker Mushroom Pork Sandwiches – (With Total Newbie Steps)

So if you don’t have an Instant Pot, you are truly missing out. Seriously. I like less work – so I love slow cooker dump recipes. I like the simpleness and the robust flavors you get as a result…but I hate how everything sort of becomes…mush? There is no crunch, textures kind of run together. Being able […]

Four Ingredient Orange Ginger Glazed Chicken

Okay, grilling is easily one of my favorite things about summer. There is less mess, less heat trapped in my house, and best of all, if I’m lucky someone else will do the hard grilling work for me This one really takes the cake for being simple. Seriously – it takes less than 5 minutes […]