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Instant Pot Red Wine Short Ribs

Short ribs served with rich gravy over mashed potatoes is a classic comfort meal on a cold winter day. An Instant Pot makes them fall-off-the-bone tender in just 45 minutes. Want to make this recipe on the stove-top? Get the instructions in my Red-Wine Braised Short Ribs post. There are some recipes that I make that I love. That I still …

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Chocolate Blackberry Preserves

Preserve summer's plump, juicy blackberries in these decadent chocolate blackberry preserves — not quite jam, not quite sauce, but tastes delicious on everything from your morning toast to your after-dinner dish of ice cream. Today's Sunday Supper, hosted by Stacy of Food Lust People Love and Heather of Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks, is all about preserving …

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Small-Batch Vanilla-Plum Preserves {no canning required} and a giveaway

Plums contain lots of natural pectin, so making preserves is easy! Vanilla-plum preserves make a delicious topping for your breakfast!  I first heard about these vanilla-spiced plum preserves YEARS ago in an issue of Food Network Magazine. I saved the recipe, and have been dying to make it ever since. That said, I'm a little intimidated by canning. And …

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Recipe Swap: French Dip Sandwiches

Blogger's Choice time again! My assigned blog this time around was Becoming Pigzilla. She has a lot of good recipes to choose from, like Hummus Turkey Burgers, Buffalo Chicken Wonton Cups, and Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites. However, The Peanut has entered his clingy phase. Like clockwork around 4 p.m., when I'm starting dinner prep, Liam …

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Crockpot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Last July in Philadelphia was the hottest in the city's history, with 21 days reaching 90 degrees or above, many reaching triple digits. This summer hasn't seen that number of 90+ degree days, but the days that do reach 90+ degrees feel unbearable. Those are the days when ice cream seems a very reasonable option …

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