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The Instant Pot
Instant Pot

The Instant Pot: Best Kitchen Invention Since Fire

The Instant Pot is one of the few things I’ve ever owned that’s lived up to the hype built up around it. It’s the Swiss Army Knife of your kitchen, able to do many things well. If I could only have two things to cook with (minus utensils, knives, etc.), […]

Instant Pot Accessories
Instant Pot, My Faves

Instant Pot Accessories

Getting an Instant Pot leads many people down the road to the poorhouse from buying countless Instant Pot accessories! Think of it like buying shoes to go with different outfits, or tools for your car or shop. There are oodles of accessories out there now. Some are awesome, others not […]

Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes
Recipes

Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes

Instant Pot Meatloaf and Mashed Potatoes is one of our (many?!) go-to comfort meals. I’ve tried several different recipes, but the one I like the best is this one from IWashYouDry.com. Aside from being amazingly yummy, it’s great because you cook the meatloaf and mashed potatoes at the same time […]

The Fuzzy Kitty
Recipes

The Fuzzy Kitty

I’m sure somebody who’s a booze-ologist has long since come up with this, but I made up a drink called the Fuzzy Kitty! Why would I name it that? Well, because this house seems to be overrun with fuzzy kitties, even though there are only two. And since they drive […]

My Faves, Recipes

Instant Pot Chili

Instant Pot Chili is one of my favorite dishes, especially for meal prepping, and it’s super easy to make. There are tons of recipes out there to make chili in your Instant Pot, including ones where you make the chili with dried beans, ones from canned beans, with no beans, […]

Hale’iwa Beach House
Restaurant Reviews

Hale’iwa Beach House

Hale’iwa Beach House in Haliewa offers some super good food at a moderate price. The restaurant has an upscale feel, and has a great vibe next to the ocean. While my wife and I were toodling around Oahu’s North Shore, we decided to scout out a place for lunch. Finding […]