Can you imagine being able to turn a solid block of frozen roast into delectable tenderness by cooking it in its frozen state, rather than first defrosting it in the microwave or waiting days for it to thaw in the refrigerator? I can, and it made an excellent French dip!Continue reading “Under Pressure: French Dip – From Frozen Roast!”
You may already know that I occasionally rant about crummy service or poor quality goods from companies or sellers – but I also like to give credit where it’s due. Most recently, I placed an order for nutritional yeast with a company from which I’d purchased the yeast previously, and was impressed with the consistently positive experience. Unusual these days, it seems…Continue reading “Rave: Another Company Does It Right – BulkFoods.com”
Though I was a late adopter, my Instant Pots have become indispensable. I now have 3: a 3-quart Plus Mini, a 6-quart Duo Plus, and an 8-quart Duo Nova…and I use them all. Frequently. I recently began cooking fish – both frozen and fresh – and the IP, to my delight, once again proves its value.Continue reading “Eat This: Instant Pot Fish”
Nearly a year ago, I posted my thoughts about whether or not I really needed another small kitchen appliance – specifically, an Instant Pot. I held off for many months, but finally bought one. And, now, I wonder why I waited so long.
When we first moved into our house, it had a dated and not very functional faucet fixture on the kitchen sink. I resolved to replace that eyesore ASAP, but didn’t want to spend hundreds of dollars doing so. Ever the bargain hunter, I found this nice-looking, brushed nickel fixture for about $60. It was easy to install and worked like a champ for 2.5 years…then it didn’t.
As someone who grew up eating fresh, local, wild-caught crab, I may be considered a bit of a crab snob…so when I saw Gardein’s Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes, I was admittedly skeptical. How could a meatless product be anything like a plump, tender crabcake?