My Take on the Instant Pot

I am absolutely in love with the Instant Pot! Great soups and stews using one of the pressure cooking settings, Perfect rice automatically. Slow cooker settings with a delayed start, timed cook, switches to warm then auto shut off in an intelligent way. I’ll prepare the ingredients for a stew or soup in the pot, […]

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Blow your face off Chimichurri

1 bell pepper 1/2 a medium onion 1 clove garlic 2 Thai chilis, or until you can no longer feel your face 1 1/2 tsp oil 1 tbsp chimichurri sauce (hot) 3 Weight Watcher points. Marinate the chicken in the Chimichurri sauce for a few hours or overnight. Stir-fry the garlic and hot peppers with the […]

Review: Aeropress Coffee Maker

Left to right, Aeropress gear, my cheap grinder and electric kettle.   I’ve gone thru a bunch of coffee making methods. I’ve killed 2 espresso makers and tossed out 3 more drip coffee makers. I got disgusted with spending a ton of money on equipment and went with a simple cold brew maker, coupled with […]

Bangus Sisig

This is Filipino pulutan, food to be eaten while drinking beer or liquor. The traditional version uses pork cheeks, ears, chicken livers, egg, chill peppers, garlic and onions. The meats require a whole lot more prep and have lots of fat. This is lightened up with bangus (also called milkfish), but gets the same sizzling […]

Pumpkin Curry Soup

I had lunch earlier this week at Kaleishia Tea House. They had a lovely vegan Pumpkin Soup on the menu. I made my own lighter version with shrimp: I omitted the coconut milk from the original recipe. I didn’t have sweet potato or chickpeas on hand. If you do Weight Watcher’s it’s only 1 point […]