Soup

  • Trader Joe’s Instant Miso Ramen Recipe Hack

    January 9, 2021Van

    When you’re in the mood for ramen, but don’t want to spend the two days it usually takes to make broth and chashu pork belly from scratch – Trader Joe’s to the rescue!  Every single ingredient for this meal is from Trader Joe’s, I’ll show you how I spruced up their Instant Ramen so it…

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  • Instant Pot Miso Ramen Recipe

    November 13, 2020Van

    Every year when the weather turns a bit cooler I dream of all the endless and unique ramen shops in Tokyo. I also recall all the times I waited in line for my local ramen shops Hokkaido Ramen Santouka and Kitakata Ramen Ban Nai to open on abnormally cool California mornings. There’s something satisfying about that…

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  • Trader Joe’s Unexpected Cheddar Broccoli Soup Recipe

    October 8, 2020Van

    Trader Joe’s Unexpected Cheddar is one of my favorite cheeses – it tastes like a combo of an aged cheddar and Parmesan – it has a creamy, slightly crumbly texture. If you don’t live near Trader Joe’s, look for Montamoré Cheddar by Sartori at your local markets – it’s the same cheese.  This broccoli cheese soup…

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  • Instant Pot Birria Tacos with Consomé Recipe

    September 14, 2020Van

    Growing up in SoCal I had access to the best authentic Mexican food, there were spots that were just as good or better than places you’d find in Mexico.  Birria Tacos had started to gain popularity in the last few years and it’s no surprise – they are AMAZING! Birria Tacos are made from a…

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  • Instant Pot Chasen’s Famous Chili Recipe – THE BEST CHILI

    August 5, 2020Van

    Original Recipe from the cookbook “Chasen’s Where Hollywood Dined,” by Betty Goodwin I love Old Hollywood. From Singin’ In The Rain, to Sunset Blvd.—I’ve always been obsessed with the “Golden Era” of Hollywood. During this time, Hollywood Players all had one thing in common. No, not their bank accounts—but their love for Chasen’s Chili! Chasen’s was…

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  • Instant Pot Congee / Rice Porridge made with Cooked Rice Recipe

    March 1, 2020Van

    If you have left over cooked rice, use it to make congee / rice porridge quickly using the Instant Pot. If you want to make congee from scratch, check out my recipe here. Be sure to click on the accessories list below to get the most out of your Instant Pot.

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  • Instant Pot Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

    February 19, 2020Van

    Make this classic Carrot Ginger Soup in the Instant Pot – it’s perfectly smooth and creamy with a hint of ginger. If you use your Instant Pot on the counter under your cabinets, this is an awesome accessory that diverts the steam downward and away from your cabinets (purchase here) Be sure to click on…

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  • EASY Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

    January 6, 2020Van

    One of the easiest & most satisfying dishes you can make in the Instant Pot: Chicken Noodle Soup. You can use chicken broth from cartons or make your own chicken broth from a roasted chicken (recipe here). It’s a quick dump & go recipe – toss everything into the pot, including the noodles and you’ll…

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  • Instant Pot Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

    January 6, 2020Van

    If you’ve picked up a rotisserie chicken from the market or made it in the Instant Pot Omni or Vortex (recipe here), save the bones to make the most delicious and healthy bone broth. If you use your Instant Pot on the counter under your cabinets, this is an awesome accessory that diverts the steam…

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  • Instant Pot Century Egg Rice Porridge Recipe (Cháo hột vịt bắc thảo)

    October 30, 2019Van

    I’ve been making this comforting dish since I was a kid. It was always one of my favorite meals so my mom taught me how to make it when I was 11 years old. I’ve simply converted my family recipe for the Instant Pot and I hope you enjoy it! Be sure to click on…

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