Author Archives: ben

Pancakes

Date: Many, many times. Recipe:  https://www.geniuskitchen.com/recipe/the-simple-but-perfect-pancake-103599 Time to table: 15 minutes prep, and then you eat while you cook Servings: Perfect amount for our family of five. Modifications: Four tablespoons of butter. 1 1/2 cups of milk to make the pancakes … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs with Sausage and Kale

Date: July 7th, 2018 Recipe: http://www.goodlifeeats.com/baked-eggs-with-kale-and-sausage/ Time to table: 25 minutes total. 10 minutes prep, 15 minutes baking. Servings: I trimmed this down to 4 eggs and used a 9×9 pan for breakfast for Erin and I. She saved half of … Continue reading

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instant pot korean beef tacos

Date: January 21st Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/instant-pot-korean-beef-tacos Sauce: https://pinchofyum.com/yum-yum-sauce Time to table: An hour in the instant pot for the beef, the rest of the toppings can easily be prepared while the beef is cooking. Servings: We bought a 4lb pack of … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas

Date: October 17th, 2017 Sauce Recipe: https://cookieandkate.com/2016/enchilada-sauce-recipe/ Enchilada Recipe: Cook and shred 1 lb of chicken breasts/thighs. I did breasts in the InstantPot with 2 cups of broth and some seasonings. Saute an onion and several cloves of garlic in butter … Continue reading

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Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Curry

Date: May 1st, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/creamy-thai-sweet-potato-curry Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: A full dinner with some leftovers for lunches Modifications: None Erin: Like Ben: Like Kids: Annie and Luke not so much (scary new food!), Charlie enjoyed it. Notes: I made the curry … Continue reading

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slow cooker beef ragu with pappardelle

Date: April 30th, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/slow-cooker-beef-ragu-with-pappardelle Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 70 minutes cooking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: I added an onion and some chopped spinach because we had some and its an easy way to … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Sausage, and Kale Soup

Date: January 8th, 2017 Recipe: Page 80 from “The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook“:   Time to table: 75 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Used twice as much sausage as it called for (20 … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 2nd, 2017 Recipe: http://flavorrd.com/2014/03/chicken-tortilla-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Didn’t make the fried tortilla strips and just used tortilla chips instead because we have kids. I also made some white rice … Continue reading

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Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: http://elefantitasalegres.blogspot.com/2016/02/mexican-layer-casserole.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Dinners and a several lunches Modifications: Didn’t use the frozen vegetables and used carrots, onion, garlic, and corn instead. We mixed the black beans in with the rice too. Next time I would mix … Continue reading

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African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: http://relishingit.com/2011/10/20/african-peanut-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and a couple lunches Modifications: I used kale instead of spinach because I had some I needed to use up. The recipe calls for 2 cups of crushed tomatoes, I just used … Continue reading

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