Instant Pot Jewish Recipes

Instant Pot Meat Stuffed Potato Stew (Mafrum)

This version of Mafrum is a Libyan Dish that Libyan Jews make often for the Sabbath. It consists of slices of potatoes cut like a pita and stuffed with a meat mixture. Then the parcels are dredged in flour and fried just to seal them and add flavor before placing them in a tomatoe based… Continue reading Instant Pot Meat Stuffed Potato Stew (Mafrum)

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Instant Pot Cuban Recipes

Instant Pot Easy Cuban Tamales with Pork

If I had to choose one food that is the exact opposite of fast, easy, and uses readily available ingredients, it would be Tamales. Just about every Hispanic and Latin culture has a form of tamales, but most people are most familiar with the delicious Mexican Tamales which are a corn mixture stuffed with a… Continue reading Instant Pot Easy Cuban Tamales with Pork

Instant Pot Cuban Recipes

Instant Pot Cuban Style Split Pea Soup (Potaje de Chícharo)

My favorite part about writing this blog is definitely sharing my family's recipes and learning about the history and experiences behind the dishes I make. As I have gone along I have gotten family members interested in cooking more and sharing with me their recipes and stories and even gotten a few of them to… Continue reading Instant Pot Cuban Style Split Pea Soup (Potaje de Chícharo)

Instant Pot Cuban Recipes

Instant Pot Cuban Ground Beef Dish (Picadillo)

I love collecting old cookbooks. One of my most prized cookbook was given to me by my husband. This cookbook is considered the Cuban Cooking Bible and it's called Cocina Criolla by Nitza Villapol. Nitza Villapol was a talented Cuban chef and her cooking show was one of the longest running television shows in Cuban… Continue reading Instant Pot Cuban Ground Beef Dish (Picadillo)

Instant Pot Cuban Recipes

Instant Pot Cuban Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

Arroz con Pollo, or Chicken with Rice, is a common dish among most Spanish speaking cultures. Obviously all of them include rice and chicken, after that, the variations are endless. It really is a versatile dish and once you have the flavorful base down, you can add really anything you want from peas to asparagus… Continue reading Instant Pot Cuban Chicken and Rice (Arroz con Pollo)

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How to Make a Template for Measuring IP Accessories

As you get more comfortable using your Instant Pot, you will find that you nearly any recipe can converted for the pressure cooker. Often times though you will need to use what is known as the Pot-in-Pot Method which literally means cooking in a separate pot inside of your IP liner (ever wonder what that… Continue reading How to Make a Template for Measuring IP Accessories

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The Instant Pot A B C’s of this Blog.

A is for Authentic The recipes you will find here are about being as authentic as possible. Actually, it's the reason I started this whole thing to begin with. I went looking online for Cuban recipes for the Instant Pot, and kept seeing ingredients that were not only nontraditional, but changed the dish into something… Continue reading The Instant Pot A B C’s of this Blog.