Food: Instant Pot/Crock Pot: Cold Night Soup

Food: Instant Pot/Crock Pot: Cold Night Soup

  Winter is coming you guys.  Ok, so maybe it's already here.  But the next and final season of Game of Thrones is certainly taking it's sweet ass time, am I right? In the meantime, to keep you warm on those cold dark nights- because "the night is dark and full of terror"... ok ok, [...]

Food: BEST Instant Pot Ribs

Food: BEST Instant Pot Ribs

Hi.  It's me.  It's been awhile- but I have TONS of posts that are on their way to being published.  So bear with me! Are you a fan of meat?  I am.  I LOVE steaks, hamburgers, pork chops, fried chicken, rotisserie chicken, meatballs... I could go on and on! Found this old pic of me, circa [...]

Food: Instant Pot- Absolutely Amazin’ Apple Dumplins

Food: Instant Pot- Absolutely Amazin’ Apple Dumplins

  I live on the outskirts of Charlottesville, Virginia.  I am surrounded by beautiful mountains that give life to many wineries, breweries, and ORCHARDS!   There are peaches, blackberries, strawberries, and yes... apples. Tinky (Julia) has been obsessed with "ap-pulls" as of late.  She demolishes them! Carter Mountain Orchard Stacy Knighton | Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & [...]

Food: Instant Pot/Slow Cooker – Carnitas Aguascalientes

Food: Instant Pot/Slow Cooker – Carnitas Aguascalientes

I absolutely ADORE my Mexican American culture and heritage!! My family (mom's side) hails from the beautiful city of Aguascalientes, Mexico and I am so thankful that my family has never forgotten where they came from. I get an overwhelming feeling of pride and joy when I experience anything that has to do with my [...]

Food: Instant Pot / Pressure Cookers – Cook Times

Food: Instant Pot / Pressure Cookers – Cook Times

While I have been cooking in my Instant Pot since November of last year, I feel like such a noob.  When I say I've been cooking in my pot- I think I've used the stove just to boil things or to heat up stuff in the oven- OR to broil something I've cooked in my [...]