Tag Archives: Instant Pot

Make wine in an Instant Pot

A fun fermentation experiment! It amazes me what can become a viral sensation. I guess in this case, making wine in an Instant Pot is kind of appropriate, since the Ottawa-invented Instant Pot has become just that – both a … Continue reading

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Ten minute risotto another Instant Pot success!

Perfect texture and flavour in a fraction of the time! Who knew it was possible to make perfect risotto in just ten minutes? It’s become a weeknight staple for us, either on its own or as the perfect accompaniment to … Continue reading

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Instant Pot makes for faster, tastier corned beef

Super tender and flavourful brisket….with zero preservatives! I have spent my entire adult life (up till about a week ago) wondering how corned beef got its name. I mean, there’s no corn in it (unlike peameal bacon, for example, which … Continue reading

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Fast Fresh Food

Four great meals that take just moments to make! I think the one cooking-related comment that I hear most often from people is that they find they just don’t have time to prepare the nutritious meals they want to eat. … Continue reading

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Chicken in white wine and cream sauce (coq au vin blanc)

A lighter twist on a classic French dish! I remember the first time I made coq au vin, the rustic, hearty French dish that became wildly popular in North America thanks to Julia Child. I recreated the recipe found in … Continue reading

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Review: New cookbook helps make the most of the Instant Pot

Canadian team demystifies modern pressure cooking The runaway success of the Ottawa-invented Instant Pot certainly seems to suggest this kitchen gadget is no flash in the pan (pun intended). Loads of online forums share ideas, recipes, tips and techniques, but … Continue reading

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Shredded Honey Garlic Chicken

Use a slow cooker, pressure cooker or Instant Pot to make this delicious meal!  As a kid, my favourite item on takeout Chinese food menus was the little honey garlic spareribs. Salty, sweet and meaty, they were both exotic yet … Continue reading

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