Beef Barley Soup Instant Pot

Beef Barley Soup Instant Pot

Beef Barley Soup in the Instant Pot is a great way to enjoy a hearty and flavorful soup! It’s full of tender meat and vegetables and very satisfying! It is made with chuck roast, whole-grain barley, fresh veggies, and a well-seasoned broth. My favorite thing to end a cold dayRead More…

My recipe for Cincinnati Chili

My recipe for Cincinnati Chili

Chili is a dish that has literally 100’s of different recipes. They vary by region, ethnicity, chili color, ingredients, and intangibles such as what to serve with your favorite type of chili.  There are multiple Chili cook-offs in every city every year. Nothing says comfort food in the US moreRead More…

Instant Pot Meatloaf & Mash Potatoes

Instant Pot Meatloaf & Mash Potatoes

Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes – using pot-in-pot cooking. This technique lets you make two distinct dishes in your Instant Pot at the same time. It is especially handy for weeknight dinners. One of my favorite pot-in-pot recipes is Instant Pot meatloaf and mashed potatoes. The potatoes are boiledRead More…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole – As an Italian, I like to think that pasta is everyone’s favorite comfort food. Just because you are reinventing your eating habits by eating low-carb, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your favorite go-to spaghetti meal. This Italian bake low-carb spaghetti squash pasta dishRead More…

Yatimcheh Recipe

Yatimcheh Recipe

(Lamb Meatballs and Potatoes) Yatimcheh translates to “little orphan”. In original recipe there is no meat among the ingredients. Today, in some Family recipes, it has meat. This is a traditional meals in Iran. From one region to region, ingredients might be different. But it is known as Yatimcheh‘ orRead More…

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca

Pasta Puttanesca is a great fall/winter weather meal. It is comfort food. What does Pasta Puttanesca mean? There are almost as many explanations for the origins of pasta puttanesca as there are ways to make it. “Puttanesca” literally translates to “in the style of prostitutes.” It is supposedly because ofRead More…