This is my version of Al Pastor made in a 20 quart pressure cooker. With a few adjustments to size, it can also be made in an Instapot. Your choice of chiles for the marinade can also be changed as needed. Originally, the Lebanese version was lamb shawarma, was […]
The recipe can be done in a pressure cooker for 35 minutes with natural release (like the instapot), done in a dutch oven (in the oven or stovetop) or in a slow cooker. We like to make patches of this and it freezes well if you use a vacuum […]
Using a Sous-Vide immersion cooker, you can make a delicious batch of tender Tri-Tip. Perfectly rare cooked it is a versatile steak and can be used in a variety of meals like French Dip Sandwiches or by itself on a platter with your favorite sides.
Moroccan Roasted Pork
This aromatic and succulent Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder is inspired by a Moroccan lamb dish. It is pull apart delicious after getting rubbed with warm spices and roasted with vegetables and fruits.
Fried Chicken Paprika
There are a lot of “Best fried chicken recipes” out there, many try to imitate the famous KFC secret recipe, in fact you can see my version here. Now this is not a KFC copycat recipe. But read on… So why try and make something yourself when you can simply […]
Torta Ahogada is a "drowned submarine sandwich". It is a typical dish from Guadalajara, Mexico. It is called such because the sandwich is partially submerged in a sauce made primarily of dried chili peppers. Our version is a less spicy version of the sandwich, made with a tomato-based consomé.
Cholent is a traditional Jewish stew. It is usually simmered overnight for 12 hours or more, and eaten for lunch on Shabbat (the Sabbath). Cholent was developed over the centuries to conform with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. The pot is brought to a boil on Friday […]
One Hour Roasted Turkey
Compleley cook a 14 pound turkey in one hour without a pressure cooker. Skin will be brown and crispy and nothing beats this fast and will make you the hero when others ruin theirs.
This is the best Instant Pot Roast Beef recipe. It's literally one of the best pot roasts I’ve ever had. Super rich in flavor and abundant in goodies. You could easily make this same recipe in a dutch oven if you have an extra hour to wait for it. Either […]
Kimbap (also spelled gimbap) are rolls of cooked rice wrapped in seaweed. They’re a versatile, fail-proof snack or light meal found everywhere in South Korea from households to convenience stores. The traditional kimbap fillings include fresh or marinated vegetables, omelet-style eggs, cooked Spam, or pre-fried fish cakes, but you […]
“I can’t think of a more perfect dish to make when it’s cold out, and a great way to use up old red wine you might have any open. It can be served with potatoes, or any noodles you have on hand.” — Gerald Addison, Co-Owner and Co-Executive Chef, […]
Hearty, well spiced and literally fall-off-the-bone tender, this recipe for cola de res al mole is pure Mexican comfort food. If you’ve never had oxtail, you’ve been missing out on a super-flavorful and tender cut of meat! Oxtail (which is really the tail of the cow, not an actual […]
Sous Vide Smoked Brisket
Good brisket is often called the Holy Grail of barbecue—an apt description, given how rarely you find good smoked brisket in the wild. I’ve tasted barbecued brisket all over the country, and, while you can certainly find some that’s truly transcendent, the vast majority of the time, it’s a dry, […]
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Lasagna in the slow cooker? Oh yes! You’ll start by simmering ground beef, onion, and garlic with tomatoes and oregano. Then you’ll simply layer the mixture into a slow cooker with lasagna noodles and a creamy blend of cheeses. Let the slow cooker do its work all day and […]
Pulled Pork Taco Soup
Pulled Pork Taco Soup – the BEST taco soup EVER!!! Pulled pork, pinto beans, black beans, diced tomatoes and green chiles, corn, taco seasoning, ranch seasoning, chicken broth. SO easy to make. Just dump everything in the pot, bring to a boil and simmer. Can also make in the #slowcooker. […]
Chicken Pot Pie
The autumnal equinox has long since passed, the fall is upon us, and we must pay tribute. And how better than with a bubbling-hot, veggie-packed, rib-sticking chicken pot pie? Pumpkins are passé, apple-picking is pointless: let’s prevent a prosaic pie and properly celebrate the season. We use the entire chicken […]
Appalachian Bean Soup
A comforting bowl of creamy pinto beans flavored with smoky ham. A winter staple in the Appalachian states. This recipe uses an Instapot but other methods of slow cooking or pressure cooking work just as well.
Instapot / Pressure Cooker Flan
This Mexican Flan can be tricky to make in a conventional oven, but the InstaPot cooks it perfectly—and fast. Flan Napolitano contains a bit of cream cheese for extra smoothness and richness, and it makes its own sauce as it sits in the refrigerator. I like flan on a platter, […]
Swordfish Steak Sous Vide
They’re called swordfish “steaks” (not filets) because when cooked correctly, this fish is as rich, tender, and substantial as filet mignon. Unfortunately, it’s fairly easy to overcook swordfish, unless you’re preparing it with a Sous Vide Precision Cooker. This recipe is about as simple — and quick — as […]
Sous Vide Barbecue Pork Ribs
Pork ribs with a crusty bark or rich glaze of sauce and a texture that’s tender yet meaty—and you don’t need a smoker to get them. I was a skeptic at first, but I’m going to say it now: When done properly, ribs cooked sous vide are every bit as […]
Easy Yellow Rice
Super Easy Yellow Rice complements just about any meal! You can make this on the stove top or in the rice cooker. So tasty!
Pressure Cooker Chicken Cacciatore
Works in a spot or a rice cooker too
Crispy Pressure Cooker Pork Carnitas
These Pressure Cooker Pork Carnitas are Crispy. Mexican Style Pulled Pork is crispy, yet deliciously moist and full of deep and complex flavors.
Slow Cooker Vegan Red Beans and Rice
Extra-Tangy Sourdough Bread
This bread, with its mellow tang, is perfect for those who like their sourdough bread noticeably sour, but not mouth-puckeringly so. For extra-sour flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon sour salt (citric acid).
Pressure Cooker Pulled Pork
The pork is simply prepared with a sweet-spicy rub, the juices that result from containing all the flavor in the pressure cooker get boiled down to make fantastic barbecue sauce. Slow and low definitely has its place, but I’m glad to be able to bring the barbecue inside in a […]