Farm Fresh: Eggs In Oyster Sauce Rice Bowl

J. Bond’s favorite eggs

As is expected at this time of year, egglaying has slowed in our flock. I don’t begrudge the girls their break from this resource-intensive task, and I don’t artificially light their areas to encourage them to resume laying. All things in their time. The eggs we do collect, though, are still lovely and delicious, and they make a tasty one bowl meal!

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Under Pressure: Perfectly-Cooked Porridge

Does the word “porridge” make you think of a Dickensian-type gruel, watery and unfilling? It doesn’t have to be like that – and you also don’t have to deal with a crust of burned porridge stuck to the bottom of your pan when you use your Instant Pot. Just 6 minutes on the Porridge setting, and you could be enjoying thick, creamy oatmeal!

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Offal, Not Awful: Pressure Cooker Adobo Beef Heart

Another seriously underrated bit of beef is the heart. It’s a meaty, dense, and utterly enjoyable piece that lends itself to dishes like hearty stews and pot “roasts”. I recently acquired one from our local farmer who raises grass fed, grass finished (yes, how they’re finished is important, too) heritage beef, and pulled out one of my trusty Instant Pots to transform this heart into a meal worthy of adoration…easily and quickly!

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