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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Canning Tomatoes

canned seasoned diced tomatoes

Canning or Preserving Tomatoes What do I do with all those tomatoes! When I was growing up, my mother canned everything – every kind of pickle (we even had a dog named Pickles that had puppies and they named the runt Gerkins…) you can imagine, peaches, pears, jellies, jams, tomatoes…

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