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Thai Quinoa Edamame Salad

A Thai Quinoa Edamame Salad loaded with fresh vegetables and dressed with a delicious Thai lime vinaigrette.  This salad is a meatless salad that makes a great side dish, but it also has enough protein from the edamame and quinoa that I served it as a main dish. The pressure cooker is the perfect way to cook… 

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Spicy Brown Rice Black Bean Salad

This Spicy Brown Rice Black Bean Salad is full of flavor with lots of great textures. The spicy lime dressing brightens up the salad and give it it’s spicy kick.  Last month, I spend a wonderful week with my husband in the Caribbean just lying on the beach and eating wonderful, rich food. I came home with lots… 

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Quick Pressure Cooker Potato Salad

Old fashioned potato salad is a summer favorite at picnics and barbecues. My mom always made a big bowl of potato salad for family get togethers in the summer.  I use to dread making the potato salad, but making potato salad in the pressure cooker is quick and easy.

Instead of cooking the eggs and potatoes separately, I just nestle the eggs in between peeled and diced potatoes. After steaming them for four minutes on high in the pressure cooker, the potatoes are tender and the eggs are perfectly cooked.

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Pressure Cooker Tapioca Pudding

Tapioca Pudding is an old fashioned custard dessert thickened with eggs and starch from hundreds of slightly chewy tapioca pearls. Tapioca Pudding is an inexpensive dessert that’s easy and quick to make in the pressure cooker. I usually have a package of tapioca pearls in the pantry just waiting to be made. But the directions on the package… 

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Pressure Cooker Shiitake Mushroom Stock

A quick and easy-to-make flavorful shiitake mushroom stock made from affordable dried shiitake mushrooms.  A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of dining at Deer Valley’s Fireside Dining at the Empire Canyon Lodge in Park City, Utah as guests of the Deer Valley Resort. Deer Valley is a beautiful, upscale ski resort, and the… 

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Pressure Cooker Baked Beans

Baked beans in a sweet, smokey, sticky sauce are a popular side dish especially in the summer with whatever you’re grilling. Despite being called baked beans, most baked beans are slow simmered in a sweet molasses sauce not baked. “Baking” them in the pressure cooker cuts 2/3 off the cooking time. Cecilia, a Pressure Cooking… 

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Roasted Cauliflower Barley Risotto

Roasting cauliflower brings out it’s natural sweetness, and I’ve combined it with a good-for-you, high in fiber pressure cooked barley risotto.  Recently, a sweet Pressure Cooking Today reader, Marci, emailed me and told me “I love your website so much. I even bought that new cooker you posted about. I love having 2 around.”  She also said… 

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Pressure Cooker Carrot Cake Oatmeal

The flavors of a carrot cake in a warm, hearty, heart-healthy, fun breakfast. My Pressure Cooker Carrot Cake Oatmeal is made with steel cut oats, finely shredded carrots, raisins, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, a little maple syrup, and chia seeds for added protein. 

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Converting a Recipe to a Pressure Cooker Recipe

My Pressure Cooker Today reader’s are the best. I love your sweet comments, suggestions and emails. I’m often asked for help in converting conventional and slow cooker recipes to electric pressure cooker recipes. I don’t always have time to convert a recipe right away, so I wanted to make you aware of Laura, Hip Pressure Cooking’s Pressure… 

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Pressure Cooker Shredded Beef Enchiladas

Tender shredded beef wrapped in a soft flour tortilla covered in a not too spicy, flavorful sauce and Mexican cheese, then baked until it’s golden brown and gooey.  Marci, a Pressure Cooking Today reader, emailed me and asked me for advice on converting a couple of slow cooker recipes to pressure cooker recipes, including a… 

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