Tag: Cookbook

The Instant Pot ® No-Pressure Cookbook: 100 Low-Stress, High-Flavor Recipes {Review}


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.  Continue reading

Cooking with Your Instant Pot® Mini: 100 Quick & Easy Recipes for 3-Quart Models {Book Review}


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.  Continue reading

Sweet Potato Soul: 100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul

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.  Continue reading

Food52 Mighty Salads: 60 New Ways to Turn Salad into Dinner {Cookbook Review}

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. Continue reading