Author: Kayla K

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #76: Breakfast Sausage Risotto

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #76: Breakfast Sausage Risotto

Your pressure cooker makes this creamy, comforting risotto within reach for a quick breakfast. This recipe was a great way to use the Italian sausage from Friday’s Zuppa Toscana soup. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:5] On November 17, 2012 I married the love of my life and met a new love: My pressure cooker!...

Tony’s New Squirrel Feeder

Tony’s New Squirrel Feeder

We had a good time watching Tony watch the view from the picture window this morning. He loves squirrels so we put a feeder right outside the window. Some large birds took an interest in the feeder as well so there was quite a fight going on.  If you can...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #74: Zuppa Toscana Soup

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #74: Zuppa Toscana Soup

This week my Culinary Essentials students made Olive Garden copycat recipes for their soup lab. This soup, Zuppa Toscana, was the biggest hit. I worked at Olive Garden through college and I can testify that this soup is everyone’s favorite. Two Peas & Their Pod made a spot-on copycat recipe....

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #73: Quinoa Rice-A-Roni

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #73: Quinoa Rice-A-Roni

After two great days of White Chicken Chili and Beef and Noodles I was doomed for failure.  I should have known better than to try this strange Quinoa Rice-a-Roni recipe… 2 T sugar? 1/4 C oil? 2 T paprika? All this with just 4 C broth? It was not fantastic...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #71: White Chicken Chili

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #71: White Chicken Chili

This White Chicken Chili is fast food at its finest.  As long as you have leftover diced chicken on hand you can open a few cans and have dinner ready in ten minutes. Minimal prep, minimal dishes to wash. Especially nice if your new house has no dishwasher or if...

Unpacking

Unpacking

Tony started unpacking early this morning. He found the pillowcase with his toys in it. Luckily he stayed out of the kitchen as I was too tired to put all the food away last night!

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #69: Cheddar Cauliflower Soup

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #69: Cheddar Cauliflower Soup

This Cheddar Cauliflower soup is an adaptation from Eating Well. Like most of their recipes it errs on the side of healthy. Despite the use of milk instead of heavy cream it is surprisingly rich and cheesy. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:1] On November 17, 2012 I married the love of my life and met a...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #67: Quick Sick Chicken Soup

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #67: Quick Sick Chicken Soup

This quick soup is a great comfort food when you feel sick. No cutting, chopping, or measuring involved. In your pressure cooker pour 6 C chicken broth, 1/2 C frozen corn, 1/2 C frozen peas, and 1/2 C white rice. Cook at full pressure for 2 minutes, then remove from...