Instant Pot Winter Warmers: Chili Con Carne

Most of the country has been positively icy the last few days so I thought what better time than to delve into some of my fav Instant Pot Winter Warmer recipes! First up, is an American classic that’s so darn tasty. It makes a huge pot and the addition of the beans really bulks it…

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The Last Dessert: Caramel Croissant Pudding

If I could choose my very last dessert in the world to eat, I think it may just be this. The buttery layers of pastry become silken and the rich caramel custard melts in your mouth. Paired with a good dollop of double cream (I mean, if we’re going all in, why not) and you’ve…

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Pantry Staples – the best Instant Pot Bolognese

A huge pot of bolognese? Yes, please! This is the perfect dish to make now when we don’t know when next we’ll be out at the shops due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and this is an incredible base for multiple meals! Think Spaghetti Bolognese, Cottage Pie, Mince on Toast for brekkie, Sloppy Joes, Mince topped…

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3 Easy Weeknight Meals in the Instant Pot

You haven’t lived until you’ve pressure cooked – my new outlook on life – but ask anyone who uses one, it’s incredible. My Instant Pot has opened a whole new world in the kitchen for me, providing faster, tastier meals without me having to keep checking and stirring a pot! I plan our meals weekly,…

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Yummy Chocolate Coconut Slices

The simplest of bakes, this delicious recipe was passed onto our family by a dear friend, Janet, years and years ago – I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to bake it for my own children. The perfect tea-time treat or lunch box filler, these bars keep well, although they’ll disappear faster than you…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Red Velvet Mug Cakes

Mother’s Day is literally a few days away, Dads, so why not surprise the Momma in your life with a showstopping Red Velvet Mug Cake in bed, made all the easier by Pillsbury!? With just over 2 minutes in the microwave, how simple is that – add some Ready-to-Spread Cream Cheese Frosting on top and…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Rainbow Birthday Cupcakes

Last month we got to celebrate our little baker’s birthday! We decided to make some colourful Rainbow Cupcakes from a Pillsbury Moist French Vanilla Cake Mix by simply adding in some colour-popping gel for her school birthday ring! Naturally, given the choice, Sophie chose pink, purple and turquoise to form the three coloured cake batters,…

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Baking with Soph – Pillsbury Celebration Cake

If you’ve yet to catch up on our first two bakes with Pillsbury – we’ve made Frosted Brownie Slices and a Banana & Walnut Bundt Cake – go check them out and then add this fabulous Celebration Cake to your repertoire! My wonderful husband had a birthday recently, so we leapt at the opportunity to…

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