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Amazing Garlic Rice with Amaranth

4/23/2010 meps 1

The texture of this dish is amazing because it’s so creamy. But you can make it without the amaranth, using a whole cup of rice instead. It’s worth it for the taste of the garlic […]

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Breakfast

Apple Bread Pudding

3/8/2005 meps 0

2 apples, cored and chopped Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 C raisins 1/4 tsp cinnamon 4 cups whole wheat bread, cubed 2 cups milk 1 large egg 1/4 cup brown sugar Mix apples with lemon […]

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Pressure cooker

Asian wheat berry salad

9/5/2007 meps 0

Makes about 5 cups 3/4 C wheat berries (you can substitute spelt if you like) 2-1/2 C water Dressing: 2 T soy sauce 1 T sesame oil 2 T vegetable oil 2 T rice vinegar […]

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Pressure cooker

Beef, barley and vegetable soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1-1/4 lbs ground beef 1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes 2-1/2 C water 1/2 C barley 3 large carrots, about 8 oz total 2 medium stalks celery 1 large potato, about 10 oz 1 medium onion, […]

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Pressure cooker

Black and white bean soup

11/29/2006 meps 0

If you have two pressure cookers, as I do, this recipe is a snap. But you can also use two pots and simmer it a lot longer, or make it in one pressure cooker, serially. […]

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Meps original

Cilantro brown rice

10/23/2007 meps 0

2 C brown rice 3-1/2 C water 2 T olive oil 2 T lime juice 1 t grated lime rind, or 1/2 t Key Lime oil 2 t sugar 1 t salt 1 C cilantro, […]

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Meps original

Cranberry chickpea stew

1/31/2006 meps 0

Soak 1/2 C garbanzo beans in water for at least 6 hours. Drain. In the pressure cooker, saute half an onion with some garlic. Add the garbanzos with just enough stock to cover. Pressure cook […]

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Dips

Dhal Dip

3/23/2006 meps 1

A pressure cooker recipe… 1 T olive oil 1 t butter 1 small onion, chopped 2 t ginger, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and minced 1/2 garam masala 1/4 t […]

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Meat

Granny Dameron’s Black-Eyed Peas

7/14/2004 meps 0

From the Gene Hovis cookbook, with my pressure cooker adaptation. 1 lb black-eyed peas 1/4 lb slab of lean bacon, in 1/4-inch cubes (about a cup) 1/2 C finely chopped red or green pepper 1/4 […]

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Meat

Hopping John – pressure cooker version

2/8/2009 meps 0

Makes two 400-calorie servings. 1-1/2 oz diced salt pork 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1/2 large green pepper, coarsely chopped 1/2 C dried black-eyed peas 1 C water 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 C cooked brown […]

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Meat

Lentil Chorizo Stew

5/5/2006 meps 0

Do you ever leave French bread sitting on the counter in a paper bag, and it gets hard as a rock? This solves that problem. The following instructions are for cooking the stew in a […]

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Cuban

Margaret’s Sausage and Rice Dish

7/14/2004 meps 0

This is my low-fat version of arroz con chorizo, a well-known Cuban dish. 2 jars pimientos 1 lb smoked turkey sausage 16 oz basmati rice 28 oz water 2 onions Oil 1/2 tsp bijol (Cuban […]

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Articles

No more pressure cooker explosions

3/24/2006 meps 0

When Barry and I first encountered a pressure cooker, it was in the kitchen of our very capable friend, Barbara deLackner. It was the old aluminum “jiggle-top” kind, but Barbie used it often without problems. […]

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Favorites

North African Chickpea Stew

1/23/2005 meps 0

1 T olive oil 1/2 C dried chickpeas, soaked 1 medium onion, chopped 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes 1/2 C water 1-1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp ground […]

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Most Requested

Pressure Cooker Bread

8/23/2004 meps 0

This works well on boats of all sizes that don’t have an oven. 2 t sugar 1-1/2 t salt 1 T yeast 1-1/2 C water 2 C white flour 2 C whole wheat flour 2 […]

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Cakes

Pressure Cooker Sponge Cake

3/16/2014 meps 0

In a medium saucepan, combine the following: 1/2 C sugar 1 t honey 1/2 C butter 1/2 t vanilla 2/3 C water Heat over low until butter is melted and sugar and honey are dissolved. […]

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Meat

Pressure-Cooker Beef Stew

12/3/2013 meps 0

1 lb small/new potatoes, scrubbed or peeled (about 8) 1 lb beef stew meat 2 large onions, peeled and cut into quarters 4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 3-inch chunks 1 sweet potato, peeled […]

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Meat

Quick and Easy Brunswick Stew

12/30/2004 meps 2

This is a small recipe, just for two people, that I developed for camping. It’s not very sophisticated, and a far cry from the gallons and gallons served by volunteers at the Brunswick, Georgia “Rockin’ […]

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Pressure cooker

Quick risotto with tuna and tomatoes

9/29/2005 meps 0

Here’s an admission: I am always looking for a way to get Barry to eat canned tuna. It’s cheap and high protein, but he usually turns his nose up at tuna casserole or tuna salad […]

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Favorites

Red Beans and Rice (Pressure Cooker)

7/14/2004 barry 2

1-2 Tbsp Olive Oil 4 small onions (1 large or 2 medium), medium chopped 1 Green Pepper, chopped 1/2 Bulb Garlic, coarsely minced 2 T Chili Powder 1 t Cumin 1 1/2 T Hungarian Paprika […]

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Italian

Salmon Risotto

7/14/2004 meps 0

1T olive oil 1C chopped onions 1-1/2C Arborio rice 3-1/2C chicken broth 1/4C Italian parsley 1/2lb salmon fillet, cut in 1 inch pieces 1/3C grated Parmesan Salt & pepper Heat oil over medium heat, saute […]

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Meat

Seleq (Saudi Arabian Lamb with Rice)

5/6/2006 meps 0

2 lbs of lamb, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 onions, chopped 2 T cilantro, chopped Salt and pepper 2 C milk 2 C rice, rinsed 2 T butter, melted Place meat, onions, cilantro, salt, and […]

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Favorites

Sesame brown and wild rice

3/24/2006 meps 1

3 T unhulled sesame seeds 1/2 C wild rice 1 C brown rice 2-3/4 C water, boiling 1 T tamari 2 t sesame oil Heat the pressure cooker over medium-high heat and toast the sesame […]

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Barry's family

Southwest Beanpot

7/14/2004 meps 0

Sharon and Dave’s new favorite version of chili 2 lbs ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 T flour 1-2 T chili powder 1 t cumin seed 1/2 t salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 8-oz […]

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Appetizers

Spiced chickpea snacks

3/23/2006 meps 0

This is a pressure cooker recipe, although you can do it with canned chickpeas or cook them in a pot instead. 1 C dried chickpeas Soak peas overnight in water, drain. 4 C water 1 […]

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Pressure cooker

Sweet Potato-Apple Soup

12/6/2013 meps 0

2 T butter 1 onion, diced finely 3 stalks celery, sliced 2 lbs sweet potatoes (about 5), peeled and coarsely grated 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely grated 5 C vegetable stock 1-1/2 t […]

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Non-refrigerated

Tuna risotto

1/31/2006 meps 0

1 large ripe tomato 1 large clove of garlic 6-oz can tuna in olive oil 2 T olive oil 1 C arborio rice 2 C bottled clam juice (you can substitute white wine for up […]

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Middle Eastern

Tunisian chickpea soup (lablabi)

6/28/2006 meps 0

This version is a simple chickpea soup. For a richer version and more traditional way of serving, see Lablabi or Leb-Lebi (Tunisian chickpea stew). 6 T olive oil 10 garlic cloves, crushed 12 oz chickpeas, […]

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Pressure cooker

White and black soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 C (14 oz) dried white beans (such as flageolet, cannellini, or white aztec) 1/2 lb diced smoked bacon (preferably applewood-smoked) 1/4 minced fresh serrano chiles 1/2 C minced onion 1 C brandy 1 t […]

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Pressure cooker

Wild rice and mushroom soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/4 C wild rice 4 C chicken stock or vegetable broth 1 branch fresh thyme, or 1/4 t dried thyme 1 medium onion, about 5 oz 2 medium stalks celery 4 small, slender carrots 2 […]