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Instant Pot Smart – Thai Chicken & Eggplant Curry

Instant Pot Smart – Thai Chicken & Eggplant Curry

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I was at the market and came across some beautiful Thai eggplants so I just had to buy some. Here is simple Thai red curry made with chicken and Thai eggplants. Ingredients 1 T oil 3T Thai red curry paste 1 can coconut milk 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-2″ pieces 2T fish […]

Instant Pot Carnitas

Instant Pot Carnitas

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I thought I had already posted this recipe but apparently not. Having lived in the Bay Area, we enjoyed a plethora of Mexican food. We don’t have nearly as many options here in Vancouver, Canada although it is getting better. More authentic Mexican restaurants are popping up. So for awhile, I had to take matters into […]

Quick Instant Pot Oatmeal

Quick Instant Pot Oatmeal

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Another quick flolum everyday recipe… basic oatmeal and a fast option for a warm breakfast. You can even get everything ready the night before and program your Smart pot to delay start in the morning. Ingredients 1 cup quick cook steel cut oats 1 1/3 cup water pinch of salt Instructions In a container that […]

Instant Pot Sous Vide Duck Breast

Instant Pot Sous Vide Duck Breast

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One of the things I looked forward to most about getting the Instant Pot Smart was to learn how to sous vide, a function not really possible with the DUO. I don’t use this technique very often since it requires prep and I’m not great at prepping meals in advance but the results are always amazing! […]

Instant Pot Sous Vide Rack of Lamb

Instant Pot Sous Vide Rack of Lamb

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My family was coming over for dinner and my mom had purchased a large box of a variety of beautiful meat from a restaurant supplier. I definitely did not want to mess this up. I had eight duck breasts and two racks of lamb. There was no way I could cook it all at once, so I thought the best […]

Easy Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Easy Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes

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Making mashed potatoes has never been easier than with the Instant Pot. Here is another easy Flolum Everyday recipe. Easy Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes Ingredients 5-6 whole potatoes, skin on 1 cup water salt 1/4c butter 1/4c half & half 1T sour cream salt & pepper Instructions Place the washed whole potatoes on a trivet […]