Corned Beef and Colcannon

Corned Beef and Colcannon

Corned Beef and Colcannon – To get ready for St Patrick’s Day, we have a full Irish menu. We start with a Corned Beef that we will cook in the oven with some roasted carrots and onions. And some Irish Soda Bread. I’m not making the Irish Soda Bread, butRead More…

Thanksgiving Tips 2021 (Cook your turkey in half the time)

Thanksgiving Tips 2021 (Cook your turkey in half the time)

Thanksgiving Tips 2021 – Last year we had a lot of tips regarding Covid. This year, most people are gathering, not forgetting totally about Covid, but trying to get back to something resembling normal. We will approach this article with that reality in mind. So, here is our annual ThanksgivingRead 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…

Easy Colcannon recipe for St Patrick’s Day

Easy Colcannon recipe for St Patrick’s Day

Just in time for St Patrick’s day. The “Cooking Secrets for Men” version of Colcannon, using Bob Evans mashed potatoes instead of making your own.

Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage

Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage

Chicken Thighs with Red Cabbage. I have been making this dish for many years, dating back to the mid 90’s. There used to be a column on the Washington Post Food section called “On The Fridge- Dinner Tonight”.  It is now called Dinner-in-Minutes, but the concept is the same. Easy,Read More…

Instant Pot Risotto Chicken- Video

Instant Pot Risotto Chicken- Video

We show you how to make Instant Pot Chicken and Risotto. No more standing over a stove stirring and stirring to get creamy risotto! Once you make it in an Instant Pot, you’ll never make it any other way. Boneless chicken thighs help highlight this creamy dish. How to makeRead More…