Everyday Meals

Wild and Brown Rice Recipe

"A perfect side dish for game birds. May be prepared ahead of time and microwaved just prior to serving." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 1 1/2 cups uncooked wild rice 3 cups boiling water 1 cup uncooked brown rice 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced carrots 3/4 cup diced celery 3 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken […]


Instant Pot® Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

"I wanted the richness of long-simmered chicken stew, but without the fuss of using a whole chicken. This compromise, using boneless skinless chicken thighs with bone-in chicken breast, gave me the richness of flavor and ease of preparation I was looking for! It’s basically chicken pot pie made in a pressure cooker rather than an […]

Everyday Meals

What Is Calamari and How Do You Cook It?

Ever wondered what makes calamari so tasty? You’ve come to the right place:  What Is Calamari?  Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated “Calamari” is the Italian word for “squid.” In English, we use it to refer to squid meat that is eaten.  You’re likely familiar with fried calamari—you may have even ordered it recently at an […]


Crockpot Beer ? and 2 Cheese Potato Chowder ?

Super yummy ?! Ingredients 2 pounds red potatoes, rinsed, cut up 2 onions, chopped 1 pound baby carrots 10 garlic cloves, minced 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 (14 ounce) can chicken broth 1 bottle beer 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 3/4 cups heavy cream […]


Japanese radish and seaweed miso soup

Ingredients 5 cm Japanese radish 2 g dried seaweed 400 ml Stock from dried seaweed (konbu) 1.5 tablespoons miso Steps Cut the Japanese radish into shapes of half circles.Put the stock from dried seaweed and Japanese radish in the pan and heat. When the radish is soft, stop the heat, dry the seaweed, add the […]


Warm Bok Choy, Beet and Feta Salad Recipe

"Straying from bok choy’s usual Asian flair, this lovely bright pink salad has a rich feta flavor with a fresh clean finish. The bok choy provides a nice crunch while the beets keep the tones earthy, with the feta and garlic to sharpen the flavor." Ingredients Adjust US Metric 4 small beets, trimmed, leaving 1 […]


Beef Stew – Gluten and Dairy free

Ingredients 1 beef roast (or) 2 – 2.5 lbs stew meat 2 quarts Beef Stock (I use 365 Organic Beef Broth, gluten free) 1 medium white onion, chopped 4 medium russet potatoes, peeled and diced 3 ribs celery, diced 1 large can of crushed tomatoes 1 bag frozen mixed veggie (carrots, peas, green beans, etc) […]

Everyday Meals

What Is Burdock Root and How Do You Use It?

When it comes to edible roots, your first thoughts may go to potatoes, carrots and parsnips. Anotherroot also belongs to the lineup: burdock root. It comes from a biennial plant that's part of the daisy family, Asteraceae. Burdock is originally from Asia and Europe but now grows around the world, including in the United States, […]