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Instant Pot Reviews

The life-changing magic of the Instant Pot

July 26, 2016

What’s that lovely, mouth watering picture opening this blog post, you ask? It’s a New York-style cheesecake, made entirely in the Instant Pot, I say. And it’s one of the best cheesecakes I’ve ever made. I didn’t believe a pressure cooker could do it, but let me wax rhapsodic for a few minutes here. As I mentioned in the last post, I recently became one of the 215,000 new owners of the Instant Pot, purchased on Amazon’s random middle-of-the-summer Prime…

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Tacos off the beaten track

May 18, 2016

There are a number of hipster taquerias in Orlando. By “hipster taqueria,” I’m thinking of places that often offer fusion tacos combining cuisines (try wasabi carnitas tacos, for example), and that are operated by earnest American guys with long beards who have supplemented their culinary school experience with travels to Oaxaca to learn authentic recipes from real Mexicans. I was reading an article recently about the best tacos in Orlando… which included a number of the hipster taco places on…

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Cookbook Review – My New Roots: Inspired Plant-Based Recipes for Every Season

July 27, 2015

My New Roots: Inspired Plant-Based Recipes for Every Season, by holistic nutritionist and food blogger Sarah Britton, is a thoughtful and beautifully photographed cookbook where seasonal vegetables take center stage. Britton also emphasizes whole grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes, with an occasional bit of dairy. The cookbook is organized according to seasons, with attention to both comfort food in the winter and lighter food in the summer, but also what is available in farmer’s markets at different times of year.…

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