Shrimp & Vegetable Jambalaya (Instant Pot Recipe)

Jambalaya is a spicy one pot rice dish native to West Africa. It uses a combination of onion, celery, green pepper, thyme, in addition to sausage, shrimp, and/or chicken. There are two versions: Cajun and Creole. Creole Jambalaya uses tomatoes and creole seasoning and Cajun Jambalaya omits tomatoes and uses Cajun seasoning. I didn’t have a chance to pick up Read More …

Immunity Booster Drink

Karthik and I came down with something viral a couple days ago. Between the two of us we have a sore throat, sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, and the occasional night-time cough. When I notice these symptoms or just general exhaustion even, I make a batch of my immunity-boosting drink. It contains freshly squeezed orange and lemon juices, fresh pineapple, Read More …

Potato Soup with Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Each and every time I end up with either no leftover mashed potatoes or about two cups of leftover mashed potatoes. I could never gauge how much mashed potatoes my family will eat. When I do have mashed potatoes leftover, no one really wants them the next day because they just do not re-heat to be the same consistency or Read More …