Copycat of Original Tommy's Chili Recipe

American & European

  • Marbled Eggs with Whipped Cream Dye

    March 30, 2018Van

    My kids had the funnest time making these Marbled Eggs. The eggs look absolutely beautiful and the technique is very simple to do. The marble effect comes from using whipped cream + food coloring and your eggs will still be edible. Check out my method for hard boiling eggs in the Instant Pot here.

    Continue Reading
  • Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe

    March 28, 2018Van

    I’ve made hard boiled eggs in my Instant Pot so many times, I was using the 5-5-5 method that everyone talked about, but there was usually bursted eggs and sometimes a few of egg whites would be mushy. I started using the Low Pressure setting and I prefer it more, the egg shells still peel…

    Continue Reading
  • Instant Pot Greek Yogurt Recipe

    March 27, 2018Van

    Greek Yogurt is one of the most popular styles of yogurt — it’s thick, creamy and has that lovely tart yogurt flavor. Beyond the glorious taste and texture, it packs a nutritious punch found in few foods. With a high protein content and low sugar—plus all those great probiotics—this is a must make for your…

    Continue Reading
  • Instant Pot Truffled Mac and Cheese Recipe

    March 25, 2018Van

    The first time I tried Truffled Mac and Cheese was at a steakhouse in Chicago a little over a decade ago. It was the most delicious Mac and Cheese I had ever tasted! I’ve been obsessed with it since then, I made a version for the Instant Pot that’s super quick and easy – everything…

    Continue Reading
  • Oui Vanilla French Yogurt Copycat Recipe

    March 16, 2018Van

    Oui Yogurt is the new “French Style” yogurt made by Yoplait—and I must say…they did a fantastic job with this recipe.  In a move to get away from their previous life as a maker of “yogurt” filled with questionable ingredients, Yoplait put a lot of effort into developing an authentic yogurt filled with just the…

    Continue Reading
  • Frozen Yogurt Bears Recipe

    March 13, 2018Van

    I make yogurt in my Instant Pot every week and I’m always trying to find fun ways to get my kids to eat it. I already had these gummy bear molds (link to ones I used here) from making Elderberry Gummy Bears so I thought my kids would enjoy having some Frozen Yogurt Bears. It’s…

    Continue Reading
  • The Best Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

    March 10, 2018Van

    If you’ve been looking for the best chocolate cupcake recipe, you’ve found it! This method is based on the classic Hershey’s chocolate cake recipe that’s been around for almost a century – the texture of the cupcakes are moist from the unique technique of mixing in boiling hot coffee. The cacao or cocoa powder you…

    Continue Reading
  • The Best Vanilla Buttercream Frosting Recipe (American Buttercream)

    March 10, 2018Van

    This is the best recipe for Classic American Buttercream, it’s fluffy, creamy, buttery and decadent. This frosting pairs well with almost every flavor cake or cupcakes. It’s easy and fast to make and the flavor is so superior to store bought frosting, there’s no reason to ever buy it again. It’s beautiful to frost with,…

    Continue Reading
  • Coconut Yogurt Recipe for the Instant Pot (Dairy-Free Yogurt)

    March 4, 2018Van

    My dear friend Roxanne requested a Coconut Yogurt recipe so I developed this for her. Unlike dairy milk, coconut milk doesn’t ever firm up on it’s own when you culture it, it needs thickeners to make it more similar to the texture of traditional yogurt. You have two options for coconut yogurt, you can make…

    Continue Reading
  • Lemon Syllabub Recipe

    March 2, 2018Van

    Lemon Syllabub—it may sound like a Pokemon character—-but it’s actually a delicious English Dessert dating back to the 16th Century! And YES its still delicious! It even made an appearance on one of my favorite shows, Downton Abbey. The original version of this dessert was a drink made with cream that was curdled with wine…

    Continue Reading
1 2 3 4 5