Penne Pasta Dinner in the Instant Pot

This is a good “one course” meal for the Instant Pot.  It’s easy and quick. Penne Pasta Dinner in the Instant Pot   Author: Norm Recipe type: Instant Pot Cuisine: Italian Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  12 mins Total time:  22 mins Save Print Quick one-pot dinner from the Instant Pot Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1 […]

Instant Pot Chicken Tacos

This is a simple, quick, and delicious way to make the filling for some yummy chicken tacos. Instant Pot Chicken Tacos   Author: Norm Recipe type: Instant Pot Cuisine: Mexican Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  40 mins Save Print From frozen to eating in less than an hour with the Instant Pot. Ingredients […]

Cowboy Beans in the Instant Pot

We tried this as our second trial of the new Instant Pot.  They were good and easy to make. Cowboy Beans in the Instant Pot   Author: Norm Recipe type: Instant Pot Cuisine: American Prep time:  2 hours Cook time:  60 mins Total time:  3 hours Save Print Cowboy beans made in the Instant Pot Ingredients 1 lb […]

Here’s one we need to try!

Biscuits and Gravy Bake

Norm’s Rancho Hashbrown Baskets

  Norm’s Rancho Hashbrown Baskets   Author: Norm Nutrition Information Serves: 12 Serving size: 1 muffin cup Calories: 140 Fat: 13.8 g Saturated fat: 6.17 g Unsaturated fat: .921 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 10 Sugar: .2 g Sodium: 308 mg Fiber: .56 g Protein: 9.22 g Cholesterol: 120 mg Recipe type: Breakfast Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  1 hour Save Print This is […]

Pozole Rojo

This is from Rick Bayless’ book, Authentic Mexican:  Regional Cooking from the Heart of Mexico, pages 107-108: “When hominy is simmering with pork and dried red chile, the aromas are wonderfully mouth-watering.  A big bowl of the rich soup, topped with its crunchy fresh vegetables, makes a full informal meal for those who like good […]

St. Patrick’s Day Cabbage Alternative

This is a meal in a pot.  You need a large dutch-oven type pot and the recipe will feed quite a few people.  If you just want to try it out, I would recommend cutting the recipe in half the first time you try it.   Unstuffed Cabbage Roll   Author: Norm Nutrition Information Serves: 8 Serving […]

Delicious 3 Packet Slow Cooker Roast

We tried this roast and it is easy and very tasty.  Sorry about the blurry picture.  Next time we make it I’ll take my own photo and replace this one.   Delicious 3 Packet Slow Cooker Roast   Author: Norm Nutrition Information Serves: 6 Serving size: 8 oz Calories: 607 Fat: 37.1g Saturated fat: 14g Unsaturated fat: 1.43g Carbohydrates: 3.67g Sugar: .33g Sodium: 615mg Protein: 60g […]

Using the new triple crock pot

  Chicken, green beans, and baked potato   Author: Norm Nutrition Information Serves: 2-4 Serving size: 1 piece of chicken, ½ cup beans, 1 potato Calories: 377 Fat: 12.77 Saturated fat: 3.64 Unsaturated fat: 2.46 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 31.09 Sugar: 4.5 Sodium: 1175 Fiber: 4.35 Protein: 35.07 Cholesterol: 76.8 Recipe type: Slow Cooker Cuisine: Triple Slow Cooker Meals Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  5 hours Total time:  5 […]

LaRae’s Cowboy Cookies

We receive frequent requests for this cookie recipe.  This recipe came from LaRae Mather back in the 80’s and it has become a family tradition. LaRae’s Cowboy Cookies   Author: Norm Nutrition Information Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 173 Fat: 9.3 g Saturated fat: 4.2 g Unsaturated fat: 1.6 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 20.4 Sugar: 11.26 g Sodium: 107.7 mg Fiber: 1.02 g Protein: 3.06 […]