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Instant Pot Whole Chicken

I will admit, my favorite way to cook a whole chicken is in the oven to get that crispy skin and perfectly golden color (future post!). But sometimes I’m in the mood for a rotisserie style chicken. The Instant Pot is great for recreating those delicious store bought rotisserie chickens! Plus, making them at home… Continue reading Instant Pot Whole Chicken

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Super Simple Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes can be made many different ways. There are definitely times when a side of Bacon Cheddar Mashed Potatoes (recipe to come soon) sounds perfect! But sometimes, just regular ol’ mashed potatoes with a big pat of butter is going to hit the spot! Its pretty quick AND you don’t need a bunch of… Continue reading Super Simple Mashed Potatoes

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Tender Grass Fed Chuck Roast in the Instant Pot

If I haven’t said so yet, I LOVE MY INSTANT POT! I used to be tied down to the kitchen while pressure cooking a meal, or making bone broth. Now I have a bit of freedom! I don’t have to keep an ear out to make sure the pressure isn’t being released too often or not… Continue reading Tender Grass Fed Chuck Roast in the Instant Pot

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How to Make Tallow in an Instant Pot or Slow Cooker

What is tallow and what is it used for? Tallow is a traditional cooking fat with a high smoke point, which makes it great for frying food. Did you know McDonald’s used to fry their french fries in beef tallow?! I totally wish they still did. This versatile fat isn’t limited to just frying foods,… Continue reading How to Make Tallow in an Instant Pot or Slow Cooker