Month: March 2018

Phở Gà Đi Bộ (“Walking Chicken” Pho)

My husband and I love eating out at different places. There seems to be a correlation with “hole in the wall” places and excellent food.  After all how does a run-down (dirty) place still in business if their food isn’t good, right?… Read More

Vietnamese Sweet Corn Pudding

Another idea for your baby 3-quart IP.  Perfect for dessert like I was hoping when I bought it. This is a quick and easy dessert to satisfy that sweet tooth of yours.  I made this last year and shared it in the… Read More

Artichoke and Chrysanthemum Tea Instant Pot

Water is good for you but I’m not big on drinking just plain water. So in an attempt to keep myself hydrated during the day at work I decided to make Artichoke and Chrysanthemum Tea last night. It was so refreshing over… Read More

Fresh Bamboo Shoot with Chicken Noodle Soup

If you are like me and don’t like to cook whole chicken in the IP just for a few bowls of noodle soup then consider using chicken leg quarters.  Leg quarters consists of about a quarter of the chicken meat on the… Read More

Braised Fish in the IP

I’m one of those when I see someone eats something I salivate and have to eat it too, especially late at night. My good friend, Vy, shared a photo of her braised fish in the IP one late night when we were… Read More

Wonton Noodle Soup

Having time in the kitchen is now a luxury (never thought I’d say that!).  Wonton Noodle Soup was requested by the kids quite a few times.  They love egg noodles more than anything.  Once again, I used the Instant Pot to make… Read More

EZ Vegetarian Lunch

So I ate out the entire first week at work.  I went from food truck to food truck on campus.  It was expensive (about $10 for lunch) and for some days it was disappointing.  So this week I decided to “pack” lunch… Read More

Pho for Everybody

Last night I managed to make 2 pots of Pho: one beef and the other vegetarian for my Mom. The Beef Pho I actually made it while sleeping thanks to the IP.   Before heading to bed the night before, I set 30… Read More

Súp Măng Cua (Asparagus Crab Soup)

A super belated post but I wanted to share that I also used the leftover chicken broth to make Asparagus Crab Soup last week.  It was easy peasy, in less than 30 minutes!  Dinner was served on time 😉 Here is the… Read More