Tips and Guides, Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

How to Truss and Rotisserie a Whole Chicken in the Vortex Plus/Omni

A delicious dish with the most unappetizing name.

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Instant Omni, Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Instant Omni:Finding One,Choosing the Right Mode, and Getting Started

As Julie Andrews sang to the Von Trapp children, "Let's start at the very beginning. A very good place to start." So where do we start? Well, you've got to find one, and hopefully by the time you are reading this, they are easier to find then they are at the time I am writing… Continue reading Instant Omni:Finding One,Choosing the Right Mode, and Getting Started

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Instant Omni Unboxing, Initial Review, and Comparison Guide

Instant Omni Unboxing, Intital Review, and Comparison Guide When the Instant Omni 9 in 1 Toaster and Air Fryer came out, there wasn't a lot of information out there on it. After 3 tries to order online, 3 trips to NJ Walmarts, and 3 long trips across the George Washington Bridge...I finally got my hands… Continue reading Instant Omni Unboxing, Initial Review, and Comparison Guide

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Vortex Plus Zombie Halloween Chocolate Chip Cookies

My family has moved around quite a bit. We have lived in Arkansas, Michigan, Arizona, Virginia….. and if you ask me what I miss the most about not living in Miami anymore I will tell you of course, all the family we left behind. However, what I am really thinking is being far away from… Continue reading Vortex Plus Cuban Pastries (Pastelitos)

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Vortex Plus Quick Chocolate Chip Cookies

My family has moved around quite a bit. We have lived in Arkansas, Michigan, Arizona, Virginia….. and if you ask me what I miss the most about not living in Miami anymore I will tell you of course, all the family we left behind. However, what I am really thinking is being far away from… Continue reading Vortex Plus Cuban Pastries (Pastelitos)

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Vortex Plus Crispy Chicken Tenders

One thing the Vortex Plus isn't great at is battered foods, like chicken tenders. When using a wet batter, like with fried chicken, not having it suspended in oil like when frying, makes it difficult. Air fryers can also cause foods to become dry unlike with frying in oil. However, I found that if you… Continue reading Vortex Plus Crispy Chicken Tenders

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Vortex Plus Goya Croquettas

One of my favorite quick lunches or late night snack is a crispy, crunchy Croquetta. Obviously making them from scratch is always going to be preferable (unless you have a Cuban abuela, and then the best thing is for her to make them for you), but the Goya brand Croquettas are pretty perfect. Honestly, after… Continue reading Vortex Plus Goya Croquettas

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Vortex Plus: How to Choose the Right Cooking Mode

You finally have your new Instant Vortex Plus Air Fryer and you are all set to make your first meal. Maybe it's a frozen pizza? Or a pineapple upside down cake? Or some nice fresh green beans? The real question you ask yourself is.... WHAT MODE DO I USE???? Don't panic! We have all been… Continue reading Vortex Plus: How to Choose the Right Cooking Mode

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Instant Vortex Plus Do’s and Don’ts

Instant Vortex Plus List of Do's and Don'ts I have had my Vortex Plus since the day Instant Pot released it on July 4th, 2019. Since then I have cooked with it almost everyday and I have used it to make everything from chicken wings to cakes, and brownies to hot dogs. During that time,… Continue reading Instant Vortex Plus Do’s and Don’ts

Vortex Plus and Instant Omni

Vortex Plus Cuban Pastries (Pastelitos)

My family has moved around quite a bit. We have lived in Arkansas, Michigan, Arizona, Virginia….. and if you ask me what I miss the most about not living in Miami anymore I will tell you of course, all the family we left behind. However, what I am really thinking is being far away from… Continue reading Vortex Plus Cuban Pastries (Pastelitos)