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Pressure Cooker Red Pepper Hummus

Aug 30, 16 Pressure Cooker Red Pepper Hummus

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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

Posted by in Rotisserie, Sunday dinner

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

Aug 09, 16 Pressure Cooker Feijoada – Brazilian Black Bean and Meat Stew

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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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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Hummus

Aug 04, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Hummus

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m doing Throwback Thursdays, bringing back popular recipes from the archives. (This also forces me to update older recipes to use my new recipe plugin, so they are formatted and printable. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe...

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Sous Vide Peppercorn Filet Mignon

Aug 02, 16 Sous Vide Peppercorn Filet Mignon

Posted by in Sous vide, Weeknight dinner

Sous Vide Peppercorn Filet Mignon recipe. Simple filet mignon, with a big hit of pepper, cooked perfectly in a sous vide water bath.

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PicOfTheWeek: Vacation at the cottage

Jul 31, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Vacation at the cottage

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PicOfTheWeek, or How I Spent my Summer Vacation. A week on Lake Erie with my family, with nothing much to worry about other than running out of suntan lotion and arguing about who gets to cook dinner. (My brothers are also good cooks.) Can’t wait until next year, but tomorrow it’s back to work.

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Throwback Thursday: Rotisserie Chicken with Tex-Mex Rub

Jul 28, 16 Throwback Thursday: Rotisserie Chicken with Tex-Mex Rub

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m doing Throwback Thursdays, bringing back popular recipes from the archives. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: Rotisserie Chicken with Tex-Mex Rub...

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Pressure Cooker Quick Chili with Canned Beans

Jul 26, 16 Pressure Cooker Quick Chili with Canned Beans

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Pressure Cooker Quick Chili with Canned Beans recipe. What’s the quickest way to get dinner on the table? Pressure cooker chili, of course.

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PicOfTheWeek: Chili Recipe Testing

Jul 24, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Chili Recipe Testing

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I had a lot of chili for dinner on Wednesday. A lot of chili. I’d say I’m sacrificing myself for my readers…but I love chili. (Recipe for pressure cooker chili with canned beans coming this week.)

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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Mexican Stew with Summer Vegetables

Jul 21, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Mexican Stew with Summer Vegetables

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  Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. (Last week was Chicago, next week is Lake Erie.) To keep the blog posts coming, I’m bringing back popular recipes from my archives for Throwback Thursday. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback...

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos (Tinga de Pollo)

Jul 19, 16 Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos (Tinga de Pollo)

Posted by in Pressure cooker, Weeknight dinner

Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos (Tinga de Pollo) recipe. Quick weeknight shredded chicken tacos, ready in 30 minutes.

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PicOfTheWeek: Emergency cooking supplies

Jul 17, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Emergency cooking supplies

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Leaving for vacation (again) later this week, which is the perfect time to show off my emergency cooking stash. I’m ready, just in case I need to season, spice, or temp something. (OK, I’ll admit it – I have these because they are just too cute. But, even so, I’m poised and ready to salt something if you...

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Throwback Thursday: Grilled Cheeseburgers

Jul 14, 16 Throwback Thursday: Grilled Cheeseburgers

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m bringing back popular recipes from my archives for Throwback Thursday. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: Grilled Cheeseburgers (Grilling Basics) I do...

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Grilled Korean Chicken Wings

Jul 12, 16 Grilled Korean Chicken Wings

Posted by in Grilling, Sunday dinner

Grilled Korean Chicken Wings recipe. Grilled chicken wings with a Korean gochujang barbecue sauce – a sweet and spicy treat.

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