Month: January 2017


Instant Pot Thai Inspired Beef Curry

The love affair with my Instant Pot continues! I’m wandering through Whole Foods frantically trying to figure out what to make for dinner. Why? Because a sunny day in the middle of January means Lynette spent some time on the golf course and is now frantically wandering through Whole Foods […]

Knock the Chill Off Paleo Chili

Knock the Chill Off Paleo Chili

I’m sure my dislike of cold weather can be directly linked to my childhood. I grew up in a home where we were often reminded “money doesn’t grow on trees” and to “turn the light off when you leave a room”. Bless his heart, my Dad was frugal and always […]

Condiments and Spices

3-Chili Chili Powder

How many times have you started a recipe, get half way through it, only to find that you don’t have a spice-blend that the recipe calls for? Spices such as Chili Powder or Cumin or Taco Seasoning Mix? Well, I say…make your own! For two reasons: 1) You can control […]

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Side Dishes

Southern Style Cooked Cabbage

Growing up, cabbage used to be one of my favorite vegetables. I remember loving it when we went to my Grandma’s house or my Auntie Rose’s house and there’d be a pot of simmering cabbage on the stove, made with ham hocks, if I’m remembering correctly. I do remember always […]

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Instant Pot Pork Stew

I love pressure cookers. Especially when I’m making chili or stews because, let’s be honest…who has the time to simmer meat for 3 hours to get it to that oh-so-delicious, fall-apart-in-your-mouth stage? I don’t, that’s for sure!! If you haven’t heard of the Instant Pot, well, let me introduce you. […]