Why Instant Pot? Which Instant Pot?

which instant pot

I’m sure you have heard about the Instant Pot.  If you haven’t, no, it is not something only available in states like Colorado 😉 Okay, okay…. I admit it…the Instant Pot changed life in the Otte household…. most definitely. If you know me, you know that I am absolutely one…

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Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes and Pork Chops with Gravy

instant pot mashed potatoes

I’ve been dying to try mashed potatoes in the Instant Pot.  I have made homemade mashed potatoes for years but usually at Thanksgiving or a special occasion because it annoys me.  Otherwise, we use instant potatoes (so bad for you!) but hardly ever have them.  My problem with homemade mashed…

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Instant Pot Couscous and Vegetables with Sweet & Spicy Chicken

israeli couscous

I was not planning on cooking tonight because I figured we would have plenty of leftover Instant Pot Ribs from last night, but they were apparently such a hit that we don’t have enough left over!  Looks like I’m going to throw something else together tonight. I had gotten a…

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Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

orange cayenne pepper jelly

Pepper Jelly —- I say this all the time, there is nothing I can’t stand more than when people make false claims online.  It’s why I have an issue with many marketing techniques of today.  It’s also why I started to blog my Realistic Recipes. Nestled in my vegetable garden…

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