Cheezy Instant Pot Potato Soup

With the spouse fresh out of the dentist’s chair, me with a sore throat, and a crusty homemade sourdough to eat, soup seemed like the way to go with dinner. Pondering the available vegetables resulted in a plan for potato soup which turned out to be an A+ choice! Cheezy Potato Soup in the Instant Pot Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1-2 medium onions, diced 3-5 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups vegetable or faux chicken broth 3-4 lbs potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes  3-4 carrots peeled and sliced 2 cups unsweetened soy or almond milk 4 tablespoons … Continue reading

Thai-Inspired Eggplant Noodles

I had two pretty eggplants from Imperfect Foods, a giant box of amazing avocados from my super cousin, and the will to cook something tasty. It was well received! Ingredients 1 lb spaghetti 2 medium to large eggplants peeled and cut in small cubes 2 T olive oil 2 T toasted sesame oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 T fresh ginger, minced or 1.5 tsp powdered ginger  1 red pepper, diced 2 cups veggie or faux chicken broth 4 T soy sauce 3 T balsamic vinegar 2 T brown sugar 2 tsp sriracha 1 T cornstarch 1 cup roasted peanuts, … Continue reading

Thai Chickpea and Kale Curry and Coconut Fried Rice

This week, I bought a fresh coconut. I didn’t know what I was going to do with it, but it was in my Imperfect Foods (referral link – we both get $10 toward a box) order and so there we were. Me. And a coconut. Looking at each other. Somewhere in the back of my mind was a vague memory of coconut fried rice. So, I googled around, never quite finding the right recipe, but getting enough info to cobble together. And then decided to partner it with a very basic Thai curry. Coconut Fried Rice Ingredients8 cups cooked and … Continue reading