Steel Cut Oats in the Instant Pot – Two Ways!

Mornings here in the great white North are still chilly, and most of us still have snow on the ground! Even though our minds are thinking of spring, and our gardens, and sunshine...our reality...

Baking in the Instant Pot

You can make, or BAKE, all sorts of goods in the Instant Pot. Baking in the Instant Pot? I know...I did not believe it was possible either. Baking needs an oven, or a big wood-fired...

Honey Balsamic Strawberry Sauce in the Instant Pot

So, this was my first real Instant Pot fail! I wanted to make strawberry jam in the electric pressure cooker, as it is that time of year here in northern Michigan, when berries are bright...

Salmon En Papillote for the Instant Pot

This recipe is easy, and fun to do, and looks cool when presented on a plate at the table! The best directions for using parchment paper for  this recipe are on the blog from yesterday...

Seal the Deal: Sealing Rings in the Instant Pot

  Remember this:  Seal the deal!  Part of the definition of "seal the deal" is to solidify, or finalize. There are two very important steps you must take before you push the buttons on the Instant...

Fresh Tomato Sauce in the Instant Pot

  Late summer and early fall are beautiful seasons in northern Michigan. Even though we had a dry summer, some good gardeners and farmers have had bumper crops of tomatoes, and my favorite farmer, Joan...