Pressure Cooker Spicy Orange Beef

Strips of fork-tender flank steak in a spicy orange sauce. No need to buy Chinese take out when it’s so quick and easy to make at home.  This recipe is adapted from a slow cooker recipe I found on Melanie Makes. I knew when I saw it, it would make a fantastic pressure cooker recipe as well. I’ve talked… 

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala is a classic Italian dish made with chicken, mushrooms, and Marsala wine. This delicious, quick pressure cooker version is sure to become a family favorite. My friend Megan, from Megan’s Cookin’ introduced me to Chicken Marsala. Her version is easy to make and includes bacon, which gives the dish a great smokey taste in addition to… 

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4 Minute Rosemary Garlic Potatoes

4-Minute Rosemary Garlic Potatoes

Thinly sliced red new potatoes quickly steamed in the pressure cooker then drizzled with olive oil infused with rosemary and garlic. I love to grill outside in the summer. It’s quick and easy and doesn’t heat up the house. So I’m always on the look out for quick, easy, and delicious side dishes to serve… 

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Hip Pressure Cooking: Fast, Fresh, and Flavorful Cookbook

Hip Pressure Cooking’s New Cookbook

Did you know that Laura’s new cookbook, Hip Pressure Cooking: Fast, Fresh, and Flavorful will be released on September 2, 2014! I’ve been looking forward to getting my hands on this cookbook since I first learned she was writing it. Laura is my go-to internet source when I have questions about pressure cooking. She’s been… 

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Red, White and Blue Potato Salad

Classic potato salad with a fun 4th of July twist. Last weekend we had a family reunion in the mountains. On Saturday we have a group potluck, everyone brings whatever meat they want to grill, and a dish to share. My dad came down from Alaska for the campout and so I decided to make… 

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Pork Ragu Pasta Sauce

Today I’m featuring a pressure cooker recipe from Debby, A Feast for the Eyes. Debby has been pressure cooking for 15 years, and in a recent post described the pressure cooker as a misunderstood kitchen tool. Maybe the word “pressure” makes people think it’s going to explode, and so it strikes terror into your cooking… 

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Bone-In Beef Short Ribs

Tender, fall-off-the-bone beef short ribs in a flavorful sweet, smokey sauce. Ready in a fraction of the time when you cook them in the pressure cooker.  My favorite oven-baked beef short rib recipe is from Simply Recipes. They’re fantastic ribs, but they’re time intensive, they take two days to make, and require ingredients I don’t always have… 

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The Benefits of Pressure Cooking and Favorite Summer Side Dishes

My friend and fellow pressure cooking blogger, Laura from Hip Pressure Cooking, asked her Facebook followers to share her newest electric pressure cooker benefits infographic. I know some of my readers haven’t made the plunge yet to buy a pressure cooker, and some of my readers just need a little nudge to pull out their pressure cooker… 

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Easy French Dip Sandwiches

If you’re looking for a quick and easy lunch or dinner without heating up the house this summer, this recipe is perfect. I had the butcher slice the top round roast in to thin slices, so the meat cooks quickly in the pressure cooker and it’s super tender. The meat cooks in an easy to… 

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Instant Pot IP-DUO Review

One of the fun parts of being a food blogger, is you’re sent wonderful new appliances to review. I was recently sent the new Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker to review. It’s the 3rd generation of the Instant Pot and it’s a fantastic pressure cooker. It’s set it and forget it easy, super… 

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