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Quick dinner: Instant Pot pot-in-pot dal and rice

Quick dinner: Instant Pot pot-in-pot dal and rice

There are approximately one bazillion different types of dals in this fine world, and there is no way I could ever hope – or even want – to pick just one in my rotation. In my pantry, I usually stock chana dal (hulled, split garbanzos), […]

Instant Pot vegetarian congee: soupy rice that makes everything better

Instant Pot vegetarian congee: soupy rice that makes everything better

I didn’t grow up on congee (a.k.a. jook, porridge, or probably many other things that I am wholly unaware of), but there is almost nothing that I would rather eat on a cold, rainy Seattle March evening. I know, I know. If you grew up […]

Instant Pot hard “boiled” eggs for everything

Instant Pot hard “boiled” eggs for everything

Oh EGGS. Where would we be without you?¬†Today: hard boiled eggs. These little fellas are a staple, and my fridge feels more complete when there’s a bowl of them waiting to be eaten. We eat them straight, as a snack; they get halved and nestled […]

Hands off, pot-in-pot Instant Pot steel cut oats

Hands off, pot-in-pot Instant Pot steel cut oats

Steel cut oatmeal is the best kind of oatmeal. I’ll fight you on it. I like regular rolled oats just fine, but the nubby little grains making up a bowl of warm, milky steel cut oats make a morning special. I didn’t grow up eating […]

No waste Instant Pot vegetable scrap stock, ginger garlic mushroom style

No waste Instant Pot vegetable scrap stock, ginger garlic mushroom style

I couldn’t possibly list all of the great things about living in Seattle, but one of the best has to be municipal compost. I know, I know, stop with the glamour and the titillation. I grew up with a compost heap in the backyard, and […]