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Pork Sirloin sous vide

Pork Sirloin sous vide

I’ve never purchased a pork sirloin before. I happened upon it while looking for a smallish cut of pork butt, but not something as lean as the tenderloin. This 1.5lb piece of sirloin called out to me. I did some quick Googresearch and realized that […]

Cauliflower Brie Soup in IP

Cauliflower Brie Soup in IP

This is seriously the easiest soup you’ll ever make. I first tasted the Cauli-Brie combo at The Leaning Pear in Wimberly (awesome restaurant, btw!). I made a mental note to recreate it, and this recipe I put together got the thumbs up from my family […]

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in IP

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in IP

Possibly the easiest soup on Earth! Ingredients: Half yellow onion 2 garlic cloves small knob of ginger 1 large head of broccoli 1 c chicken broth (sub with veg broth to make vegetarian) 1/2 c bone broth (sub with veg broth to make vegetarian) 2 […]

Smoky Cauliflower Soup

Smoky Cauliflower Soup

Now that smoothie season is officially over, I enjoy eating a large bowl of soup over lunch. I’ve been playing around with different versions of cauliflower soup based on the Moroccan Cauliflower Soup recipe, and I really love this one. The fire roasted red bell […]

Pho Ga

Pho Ga

When a friend of mine shared a recipe for Instant Pot Pho Ga from Serious Eats, I knew I had to try it. I used the veggies I had on hand rather than what the recipe suggested, but you can follow it to the letter […]

Finnish-ish Salmon Soup in IP

Finnish-ish Salmon Soup in IP

Tonight’s dinner was inspired by the desire to make a one pot seafood dish, a craving for soup, and a chance encounter with a recipe for a Finnish salmon soup called Lohikeitto. Not finding any fish broth in the kitchen, I decided to cook the […]

Salmon, Zucchini, and Pickle Dinner

Salmon, Zucchini, and Pickle Dinner

Its hot like a furnace in Texas, and I hardly ever feel like cooking these days. I’ve been trying to minimize kitchen time, and this meal was perfect in its simplicity. I dressed two filets of salmon up with a simple coriander rub, similar to […]

Creme Caramel in IP

Creme Caramel in IP

Edit: The post was published earlier without any text. Fixing it now! As summer break started, I found myself searching for easy, fun, and delicious recipes to get my son cooking. This certainly fit the bill! This milk (no heavy cream!) version called “caramel custard” […]

Smoky-Sweet Brussels Sprouts in IP

Smoky-Sweet Brussels Sprouts in IP

While I love oven-roasted Brussels, this is a quick & easy dish, and comes out delicious. It is also perfect for my son who likes to eat Brussels Sprouts if they aren’t crisp (usually works out okay though- I get the crispy roasted bits, and […]

Easy Chicken Curry in IP

Easy Chicken Curry in IP

I’m a huge fan of being able to throw together a 15 minute meal that tastes good, has both protein and vegetables, and doesn’t leave a huge mess behind. Many days I dedicate myself to region-specific Indian cooking, but there are an equal number of […]