Instant Pot Scratch Beef Noodle Soup

Instant Pot Scratch Beef Noodle Soup

I gotta say, and if you follow me, you already know that I love love love my Instant Pot. It takes a meal like this Instant Pot Scratch Beef Noodle Soup with its rich luscious broth, tender flavorful beef and noodles (your choice, homemade or not) from an all-afternoon project to absolutely do-able! And it’s so easy, anyone can do it. Even if you’ve never thought about making a soup from scratch, bones and all before, I’ll talk ya through it.

Instant Pot Scratch Beef Noodle Soup

Instant Pot Scratch Beef Noodle Soup

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Old Fashioned Beef Stew

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

When I was looking for a recipe for the simple stew I grew up with, a friend came through for me, the same friend who passed on what has become our family’s favorite Thanksgiving stuffing. Here’s the recipe for the easiest stew, ever, Old Fashioned Beef Stew. You might see this same stew sometimes called Five Hour Stew and you’ll see why soon enough!

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

Old Fashioned Beef Stew

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Chorizo & Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

Chorizo & Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

If there is anything I like to have exactly the same every single year, almost without exception, it’s my very traditional Classic Midwestern Stuffing. If you read that post, you’ll see I’m a little bit adamant about it. But then a couple of years ago, my sister talked me into doing her Ridiculously Delish Bacon Stuffing, and now, here I am posting out this recipe for a Chorizo & Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing.

Chorizo & Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

Chorizo & Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

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Copycat Costco Chicken Salad - Instant Pot or Not

Copycat Costco Chicken Salad – Instant Pot or Not

I make lots of Chicken salads in the summer, usually loaded up with something fun or special…but every now and then I get a craving for a good old fashioned chicken salad. A few years back I was introduced to Costco’s Chicken Salad by my sister in law. My gosh, did it ever hit the spot and it’s crazy good. But I couldn’t help but think it would be so easy to make a Copycat Costco Chicken Salad at home.

Copycat Costco Chicken Salad - Instant Pot or Not

Copycat Costco Chicken Salad – Instant Pot or Not

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Moqueca Brazilian Seafood Stew

Moqueca Brazilian Seafood Stew

So how about it guys, do you read magazines any longer? I get so much information online that they sometimes seem obsolete. And yet I manage to subscribe to a couple of food magazines because they are just so inexpensive. And they inspire me – when I manage to get them open and actually read them! That’s how I fell in love with the idea of this Moqueca Brazilian Seafood Stew – I saw it in Food & Wine Magazine.

Moqueca Brazilian Seafood Stew

Moqueca Brazilian Seafood Stew

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