Tag Archives: Chicken Stock

Tomato and Feta Soup in the Pressure Cooker

First, let me be totally honest here; I really liked this soup! My husband? Not so much; but, even after 20 years together next month, he is kind of a traditionalist when it comes to some flavor blends: Pumpkin should … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup With Ricotta and Sherry

How’s this for a perfect springtime soup? Asparagus, cooked with shallots in chicken stock, then blended with sherried Ricotta cheese and served warm. And, the whole thing, with just a wee, tiny bit of prep, comes together in well under … Continue reading

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Fresh Mussels

So, I have a confession to make: When I‘ve made mussels at home in the past, I usually start with the frozen stuff from the market. I mean, I still make my own white wine and garlic sauce for cooking … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Risotto

A friend of ours *grudgingly* gets her kids and husband to eat “mommy’s rice”  – cauliflower processed into rice-like grains and usually served Spanish-style with a spiced tomato sauce – every now and again. This version, loaded with cheese and … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas – A Healthier Option

I make these pretty terrific chicken enchiladas, from a recipe given to me by my mom in law – and they are very, very good. But… they call for a can of cream soup, plus sour cream, plus bottled salsa, … Continue reading

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Chicken Gravy

So. We’ve tossed leftover chicken trimmings in a pressure cooker with a few tasty things to make a very respectable chicken stock. Next, we’ve combined a bag of seasoned stuffing mix and dried out biscuit crumbles with some veggies, seasonings, … Continue reading

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Stuffing Balls

Invite a hint of Thanksgiving to your dinner table 0 without all the family squabbles or the stringy celery (yes, that was a major bone of contention one holiday between two ladies of a certain age, and the lady who … Continue reading

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Nice Chicken Stock in the Pressure Cooker

For my birthday last year, I got this electric combination pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice, and yogurt maker. Mostly, I think, because my husband loves risotto, and it is wicked easy to make in this pot. We can’t, really (well, … Continue reading

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Rice With Pine Nuts and Basil

First, let me just say that I am no expert at cooking rice. I was raised with Minute Rice and thought that a fine thing; even now, following advice from experts, my efforts at making ‘real’ rice is kinda hit … Continue reading

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Rice and Cheese

Cheese-y Rice? No matter what you choose to call it, this rice is good – mebbe even a little better than good, because I made it from the white rice left over from our latest take-away order from Best Panda. … Continue reading

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