Tag Archives: Instant Pot

Homemade Ketchup

Instant Pot Ketchup Using Fresh Tomatoes

Canning season is almost over for me, except for the tomatoes. We had planted some Roma tomatoes this year along with some Big Boys. As I have mentioned before, our garden is too big to just eat from it daily and almost too small to do any BIG batches of anything. I had a large…

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Homemade Cherry Crunch

Hello February!!!  It’s snowing here today as we just experienced some of the coldest weather in decades!! We had a low of -8 F with windchill of -24 F, but that was nothing compared to the -60 windchill in some of our Northern states. Since I’m kind of snowed in today and it’s Friday, thought…

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Instant Pot Chicken and Vegetable Soup

A little over a week ago, I decided to try a new diet plan to lose weight. I think more than a diet, it’s a new way of learning to eat the right foods. Avoiding anything with preservatives and high fructose corn syrup. You can have honey, maple syrup and coconut palm sugar but avoid…

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Instant Pot Marinara Sauce

The garden tomatoes are doing very well this year, with one exception that something keeps poking holes in them.  I really think it’s the birds, but I’m not really sure.  So my hubby picks them before they are truly “red ripe” and puts them on the banister of our deck.  Now, if I was a…

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Instant Pot Muffin Mix Mini Cake

Need a quick and easy dessert that only takes 8 minutes to make? Then you need to try making one using muffin mix.  I bought a Marie Callender’s Orange Cranberry Muffin Mix (to be totally honest, I bought it to make last Christmas–oops).  Just follow the directions on the package to make the batter. Pour…

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Instant Pot Chocolate Zucchini Raisin Bread

It’s that time of year when zucchini’s are plentiful in the garden.  I picked 4 off the plants today and couldn’t wait to make this Chocolate Raisin Zucchini Bread.  My first time using the Instant Pot to make it and so happy I didn’t need to have the oven on for an hour in this…

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How to Freeze Green Beans using the Instant Pot

Our garden did really well this year, and it’s so nice to go out and pick a fresh tomato or cucumber for lunch or dinner.  We planted lots of tomatoes this year because the last two years I haven’t been able to can any at all. They either had the blight or didn’t produce enough…

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Instant Pot Cucumber Raisin Bread

Usually we have an abundance of zucchini in our garden, but this year my husband planted these climbing English Cucumbers. Everyday he’s bringing me 4 or 5 of these long beauties.  I have cucumbers coming out of my ears!! lol I’ve already made bread and butter pickles and today I’m making refrigerator pickles. What else…

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Strawberry Cheesecake

Instant Pot Strawberry Cheesecake

Whew baby…it’s hot outside!!  Temperatures running in the high 90’s with a heat index in the 100’s! and I live in Pennsylvania ! It’s been a while since I’ve seen temperatures that hot!   So happy I can use my Instant Pot on days like this! I love that it doesn’t heat up the kitchen, that…

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Instant Pot Creamy Chicken Marsala with Bow Tie Pasta

It was a beautiful, blue sky kind of day today! I had my morning coffee (well, my second cup of coffee) out on the front stoop of our “small” porch! How I would love to have a big front porch, but maybe one of these days, I will.  Our stone chimney is in the way…

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