Easy Rice Cooker Recipes

Though I haven’t felt much like cooking this past month – life kind of got in the way of that – I’m slowly getting back into the kitchen. I’ve been going through some older photos I took last year and decided that I should start sharing them here with you. When lockdown first began in…

Pork Stew – a mostly healthy recipe

I tried making a stew tonight in the IntantPot and it failed miserably. For one, I forgot to remove the plastic sheet from the meat package. Oops. The instantpot warned me my food was burning even though the valve is automatic. So, I stopped cooking, waiting two minutes for the pot to “release the steam”…

Bok choy, kale and quinoa (instant pot)

So, I committed the cardinal sin of putting my leafy greens in the bottom drawer of the fridge and forgot about them. This included the kale and bok choy that I was looking forward to try. My bad. I opened the drawer this morning and they are past their prime – but still edible. But…

Shrimp Fried Rice (rice cooker edition)

I was feeling a little inspired last night as I started to clean out my fridge for my weekly shopping trip. I decided to get out my new rice cooker and whipped up this dish. It was during this process that I realized my rice cooker is just too small for casseroles and Asian inspired…

What’s Cooking: Bean and vegetable chili

I didn’t know what to call this recipe. It’s more chili like – but this recipe contains vegetables. It’s my “end of the week” fridge clean out day – and I wanted to break in my new instant post / rice cooker with a great meal. And it was delicious. I was super stoked to…