Faux Pho Ga in a InstaPot

As spoken prior: “As the latest polar vortex roars down on us, I am planning my weekend menu, whence I shall demonstrate my latest culinary creations for my wife.” One 

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Oven Fried Mushrooms

It’s cold, and I want a snack. I AM NOT going out, so lets see what’s in the fridge. A nice pack of button mushrooms, some schezwan chutney sauce, some 

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InstaPot Potato Leek Soup

More cold, more wind, a miserable commute back to the city… I’m not an overly happy camper. Time to do some cooking and get rid of the blah’s. Poking around 

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Mushroom Pan Sauce

As the latest polar vortex roars down on us, I am planning my weekend menu, whence I shall demonstrate my latest culinary creations for my wife. She has requested “Good 

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Butter Chicken

And winter has arrived in New York City, we are projecting low temperatures and high winds, just the thing to make one not go out. Whilst the local Indian Restaurant 

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Spicy Ketchup

In tasting my Chili Mushrooms, one of the roomies commented that the ketchup made the sauce too sweet. As the conversation continued, I was informed that a “Spicy Ketchup” was 

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Basic Curry Sauce

Almost every culture has some form of dish where a protein is cooked, then finished in a sauce. Curry or Kari is often spoken of as “Indian Food” and usually 

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Flakey Flatbread

A fairly labor and time intensive flatbread. Just the thing to help ward off my nicotine cravings. This is a quite flakey flatbread partly due to the almost puff pastry 

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Chilli Mushrooms

One of my favorite Indian restaurants has a 5 star dish called Mushroom Chilli. I’ll attempt to recreate here ‘A simple healthy stir fry recipe that’s perfect for a home 

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InstaPot Black Bean Soup

It is January, it is cold-ish, Time for a bit of a hearty meal. I’m thinking soup, but I do want some taste and the usual chicken soup, whilst damned 

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