Porchetta with Broccoli Rabe Sandwiches (Instant Pot)

A Philly favorite! I used to get these every year at the Italian Festival in Wilmington, DE, but they are most famously known in Philly at Tony Luke’s. Also known locally as a “porkette with greens”. Enjoy!

Instant Pot Penne with Spicy Sausage and Greens

This is one of those date-night pantry meals. You know, when you want to stay in by the fire and cook whatever you have on hand. This never disappoints and is one of R’s most requested. The picture doesn’t show just how creamy the broth gets. You’ll be happy you stayed in, because damn Skippy,…

Instant Pot Chicken and Flat Dumplings

2-3 chicken breasts 1 medium onion – quartered 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 lemon slices 2-3 TB Better than Bouillon (chicken flavor) 1 bay leaf salt/pepper 1 TB of Herbes de Provence 1 tsp poultry seasoning 8-10 cups water, depending on size of chicken 1 bag of frozen mixed vegetables (green beans, corn, carrots) Dumplings:…

Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

After years of frustrating, obsessive experimentation, this recipe has reached perfection. It’s not just the ingredients, but also the tools used that make it all come together.  My favorite Latin side dish. Add chicken or ham bits to make it a meal!  Take the extra time to make the sofrito and freeze it in ice…

Sun Noodle turns your kitchen into a ramen shop.

  Mail order ramen? With no ramen shops in our town, and no Sun Noodle Ramen Kits around, our only road to ramen this fabulous is good old fashioned mail delivery. Thanks, Amazon!   These kits come comes with 2 servings! They are packed tight with noodles, which can look deceiving by its size. But…

Carbonara

  Her: I’ve been tweaking this method since I starting making carbonara, and I think I’ve got it just about perfect. (Pats own back) Carbonara is simple in its ingredients, but it’s one of the most challenging dishes I’ve made – next to any rice dish. (Shakes fist at rice) CARBONARA | (serves 4) 4…