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Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #86: Lentil Enchiladas

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #86: Lentil Enchiladas

Oh. My. Goodness.  My husband has never inhaled vegetarian food so fast as when I served these lentil enchiladas tonight. And then he went back for seconds. He didn’t even have time to wonder if they had hamburger or not. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:7] On November 17, 2012 I married the love of...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #85: New Orleans Style White Beans

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #85: New Orleans Style White Beans

My sister Kelli doesn’t know it yet, but these are her favorite beans. The beans tasted like they have simmered all day with a ham bone, but they are vegetarian. And therefore less expensive. I followed the recipe from FatFree Vegan Kitchen and used their quick-soak method.  I will continue...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #84: Hungarian Cabbage Rolls

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #84: Hungarian Cabbage Rolls

These cabbage rolls were FANTASTIC although much too time-consuming for a derby practice night.  I got to bed late after snapping a quick picture and tossing the rolls in the fridge but enjoyed them immensely for breakfast. You can find the recipe I followed at Fast Cooking. The only change...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #82: German Potato Salad

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #82: German Potato Salad

You may have noticed an influx of potato recipes on the blog. That may have something to do with the five-pound bags of potatoes on sale for $.75 this week. This morning I made German Potato Salad with a fried egg. I followed the recipe almost exactly except that I...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #79: Spanish Rice

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #79: Spanish Rice

This Spanish rice from Hip Pressure Cooking made a great accompaniment to yesterday’s refried beans.  Spencer has requested “no more rice and beans” but he liked this combination.  Of course, he wrapped it in his trademark tortilla. On November 17, 2012 I married the love of my life and met...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #78: Refried Beans

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #78: Refried Beans

While browsing online for recipes I was happy to come across this one from Dad Cooks Dinner for refried beans.  Although I had not planned ahead I believed I could start with dry beans and have refried beans within the hour. Better yet, I wouldn’t have to get groceries! Apparently...

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #77: Creamed Corn

Pressure Cooker 365 Recipe #77: Creamed Corn

This special recipe tastes like buttery grilled sweet corn in a bowl. It is prepared quickly in your pressure cooker so you don’t have to slave in the heat for the tastes of summer. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:6] On November 17, 2012 I married the love of my life and met a new...