If you like using spices and adding a good amount of flavor to your meals and are looking for a change in your everyday menu then this is a cookbook for you. It features some everyday dishes to those that are suitable for special occasions. I felt there was a good mix of recipes here to cater toward the everyday family favorites to those more fancy meals and desserts for holidays and so forth making this a high-value choice to add to my Instant Pot collection of cookbooks.
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Cooking with Your Instant Pot® Mini: 100 Quick & Easy Recipes for 3-Quart Models is a must have if you have the size of the pot it calls for. I made the jump from just owning an 8 quart to getting a 3 quart this Spring. I primarily got the smaller size to help aid in making sides to go with larger dishes cooking the 8 quarts but since getting it, I’ve used it for far more than expected.
If you are wondering if it is possible to cook Southern Food that is 100% Vegan, know that it is! I’m from Georgia, USA and have tasted a wide variety of southern dishes but I have never come across any that was made in such a way. Since moving from Georgia to Oregon I’ve adopted a healthier lifestyle and diet so I am pleased I can still enjoy similar if some not even better flavors that thanks to the recipes in Jenné Claiborne’s book Sweet Potato Soul: 100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul.
So often most think of salad as iceberg lettuce with a few vegetables like cucumber, tomatoes, and carrots thrown together with a store bought dressing like ranch, French, or Italian. This makes an okay salad but dare I say a somewhat boring and very basic offering that isn’t very filling or fulfilling. In my search for expanding the food options for my family, friends, and self, I stumbled across Food52 Mighty Salads: 60 New Ways to Turn Salad into Dinner and am quite pleased with my discovery.
Sneaky Blends? I have to admit I was intrigued and quite taken with the title. I have three kids. Two of which are extremely picky eaters. I’ve been sneaking vegetables into their food for awhile. Sometimes they catch it and sometimes they don’t. Smoothies have been a hit and miss. With spaghetti sauce, I can and have hidden a lot of nutritious things for them to eat. But we don’t eat spaghetti sauce all the time and I was needing new “blends” to work with to incorporate into more than just meals but snacks too.
100 Secret Recipes from Candace’s Kitchen is cookbook that will leave your mouth-watering! If you have a sweet tooth like myself, owning this cookbook could be a bad thing. It is packed full of not just cupcake recipes but quick breads, cookies, bars, pies, cakes and other desserts suitable for a number of different occasions.