Category Archives: Meat

Roger Federer and hot dogs 3/5/18

Last night John and I went to see Roger Federer at an exhibition match at the SAP Arena in San Jose, CA.  Called the Match for Africa 5 Silicon Valley, it benefited his foundation which funds early childhood education in … Continue reading

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Afghani lunch. 2/27/18

Today my daughter and I went out to lunch since it was a workday in the office for John. We are always on the lookout for someplace interesting or new and settled on an Afghani restaurant. I ordered mantoo. It … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef shanks. 2/24/18

On Saturday we decided we would make a stew out of a couple of beef shanks we had and then save the stew until Sunday to eat. That did not happen. We ate it right away. First we browned the shanks … Continue reading

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It’s chili at home! 2/18/18

Brrr.. actually it is not that cold here in Northern California but it is chilly enough to make chili in my Instant Pot! I used a recipe from Jacky+Amy as the basis for my chili. Anyone who espouses the use … Continue reading

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Menu mix-up! 2/7,8,9/18

I had a menu plan. I posted it in my kitchen and online. Problem is when I got to Wednesday I did not feel like eating fish so I had spaghetti which I always feel like eating. Then Thursday rolled … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 2/3/2018

My mother always made beef stew in a pressure cooker so I have never been afraid of them even though I ended up cooking in one until it was dry and all the food was burnt up inside. I have … Continue reading

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Do-overs. 1/31 & 2/1, 2018

I tried to improve on two dishes this week. I wanted to make them easier or better. I had mixed results. I decided to make my tomato and ground beef spaghetti sauce in the Instant Pot. Recipes I read said … Continue reading

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