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PicOfTheWeek: Pork Tenderloin on the Grill

Sep 25, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Pork Tenderloin on the Grill

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Dinner last night – teriyaki pork tenderloin. Looking good and ready to come off the...

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Blender Disaster

Sep 22, 16 Blender Disaster

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Sometimes your purpose in life is to be a warning to others. [Paraphrasing a demotivational poster from Despair.com] Every blender I own comes with a statement like this in the manual: WARNING, DO NOT BLEND HOT LIQUIDS OR OTHER HOT INGREDIENTS Starting blend cycles with boiling or very hot liquids may result in burns or cause the...

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Legs with Herb Rub

Pressure Cooker Chicken Legs with Herb Rub recipe – hands off chicken legs with pan sauce from the pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek: Whoops, blender issues

Sep 18, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Whoops, blender issues

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Story coming soon…

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Turkey Lettuce Wraps Korean Style

Sep 15, 16 Turkey Lettuce Wraps Korean Style

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Turkey Lettuce Wraps Korean Style recipe. A quick weeknight dinner with the spicy taste of Gochujang sauce.

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Video: Pressure Cooker Ground Beef and Bean Chili

Sep 13, 16 Video: Pressure Cooker Ground Beef and Bean Chili

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Throwback Tuesday Time Lapse! Here is a time lapse video for one of my most popular pressure cooker recipes – Pressure Cooker Ground Beef and Bean Chili. And, by “most popular”, I mean “recipe that is most popular with my chili-loving son”. It is actually my 13th most viewed pressure cooker recipe, according to my blog...

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PicOfTheWeek: Late Summer Veggies on the Grill

Sep 11, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Late Summer Veggies on the Grill

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I just got back from a weekend road trip, and the weather is perfect for grilling – nothing but blue skies, puffy clouds, and 70°F. I picked up a bunch of veggies for the grill – when I’m done, some are for dinner, and the leftovers are for lunches this week.

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New video series: Pressure Cooker Time Lapse

Sep 08, 16 New video series: Pressure Cooker Time Lapse

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A quick programming note: you may have noticed the time-lapse videos embedded in my last few pressure cooker recipes. I’m making an effort to do more videos; they are becoming more and more important to food blogs, and my current pace of one video every six months is just not cutting it. My goal is a Time Lapse Tuesday video every...

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Pressure Cooker Corn Soup

Pressure Cooker Corn Soup recipe. Liquid summer in a bowl – made with fresh corn cob broth in the pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek – Pressure cooker lineup for recipe testing

Sep 04, 16 PicOfTheWeek – Pressure cooker lineup for recipe testing

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Cookers lined up and ready to test a recipe. Front: 6 quart IP-DUO60, Back: 8 quart IP-DUO80. For those who have asked: The 6 quart is still my “daily driver” – I only pull out the 8 quart when I need a second cooker, or when I need the extra space in the 8 quart. And, no, I haven’t seen accessories for the...

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Grilled Mexican Hot Dogs

Sep 01, 16 Grilled Mexican Hot Dogs

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Grilled Mexican Hot Dogs recipe. Bacon wrapped hot dogs, a specialty of the Sonoran border region of Mexico and Arizona.

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Pressure Cooker Red Pepper Hummus

Pressure Cooker Red Pepper Hummus recipe. Homemade red pepper hummus, quick and easy with dried chickpeas in the pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek: Corn Soup

Aug 28, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Corn Soup

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My air conditioner broke down Friday – just in time for the hottest, most humid day in late August that I can remember. I was determined to do a video for this corn soup – the corn at the local farm stand is breathtaking this time of year – but good lord, 91°F with 97° humidity? I should have ordered a pizza. The...

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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Cochinita Pibil

Aug 25, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Cochinita Pibil

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Throwback Thursday Recipe: Pressure Cooker Cochinita Pibil (Yucatecan pit-cooked pork) I was having a back and forth with a reader about this recipe. PC Cochinita Pibil one of my old-school pressure cooker recipes, way back before I owned an electric PC, and he wanted to know about the timings. I went through and updated the...

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Pressure Cooker Korean Beef Stew (Beef Doenjang Jjigae)

Aug 23, 16 Pressure Cooker Korean Beef Stew (Beef Doenjang Jjigae)

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Pressure Cooker Korean Beef Stew (Beef Doenjang Jjigae) recipe. Korean doenjang paste is the backbone of this quick beef stew.

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PicOfTheWeek: Charcoal Chimney Showdown

Aug 21, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Charcoal Chimney Showdown

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My go-to charcoal chimney has always been the Weber Rapidfire Charcoal Chimney – it works better and holds more charcoal than any other chimney…until now. This year, Char-Broil released the Char-Broil Half-Time Charcoal Starter, with a new, wider design with a lot more holes for airflow. I compared the two head-to-head,...

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Rotisserie Eye of Round Roast, Baltimore Pit Beef Style

Aug 18, 16 Rotisserie Eye of Round Roast, Baltimore Pit Beef Style

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Rotisserie Eye of Round Roast recipe, Baltimore Pit Beef Style. Thin sliced rotisserie beef roast, perfect for sandwiches.

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Video: Pressure Cooker Feijoada Time Lapse

Aug 15, 16 Video: Pressure Cooker Feijoada Time Lapse

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I shot a time lapse video while I was working on the last week’s Pressure Cooker Brazilian Black Bean Stew:. Video: Pressure Cooker Feijoada Time Lapse [Youtube.com] Recipe: Pressure Cooker Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean and Meat Stew Notes I should be jaded, but…I can’t stop watching this time lapse. Especially...

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PicOfTheWeek: Temp on a Rotisserie Round Roast

Aug 14, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Temp on a Rotisserie Round Roast

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Taking the temp on an eye of round roast – it is ready for me to fire up the infrared rotisserie burner for some browning. Recipe coming soon…

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I’m a Thermoworks Affiliate!

Aug 11, 16 I’m a Thermoworks Affiliate!

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You may have noticed a new entry on my sidebar: links to Thermoworks thermometers. I’ve recommended Thermoworks thermometers for years, and am a long-time user of their top-of-the-line Thermapen. Thermoworks recently approached me about being an affiliate; of course I said “YES!” What does being an affiliate mean? If you click on a...

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Pressure Cooker Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean and Meat Stew

Pressure Cooker Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean and Meat Stew recipe. Brazil’s national dish, sped up in the pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek: Time lapsing

Aug 08, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Time lapsing

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Sorry for the late PicOfTheWeek: I spent most of my blogging time on Sunday on tech support. It’s a boring story, only interesting in the details if you are a blogger 1. But it has a big takeaway for anyone who uses a computer: Back up your data! There’s a good chance DadCooksDinner would still be down if I didn’t...

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