Well, you might have been wondering if I had dropped off the face of the planet. It’s been over two months since my last post so, yeah, I guess you can say I’ve been MIA.
Sometimes we all need to take a step back. The world is very busy and it’s a great re-energizer to spend some time away. I practiced being totally present in the moment and engaged with family and friends. I also had time to collect thoughts, and let’s be honest, focus on real world stuff!
Today I’d like to talk about the Instant Pot and share a recipe for Roasted Tomato + Carrot soup. Have you heard of the Instant Pot? Let me say…it’s totally and completely revolutionized my time spent in the kitchen. I’m actually quite in love with it. I make delicious soups like this one below. all. the. time.
So what is the Instant Pot? If you’re not familiar, it’s an electric pressure cooker that also happens to serve as a slow cooker, steamer, and yogurt maker with quick modes like soup, meat/stew, poultry, rice and porridge. You can also sauté and brown your meat right in the pot. I LOVE the sauté function. Say hello to one pot meals and goodbye to additional pots and pans. Yippee. Continue reading