Restaurant Style Red Beans and Rice

Restaurant Style Red Beans and Rice

Restaurant Style Red Beans and Rice

Ingredients

  • 2 15 oz. cans red beans, with liquid
  • 1 15 oz. can red beans, drained
  • 1/2 lb. smoked ham hock
  • 5 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 5 tbsp. lard

Instructions

  • In a 2w quart saucepan combine 1 drained can of bean, 1 undrained can of beans, ham hock and remaining 1 1/4 cup water.
  • Simmer on medium heat for 1 hour, until the meat starts to come away from the bone.
  • Remove from heat and cool until meat can be handled to be removed from bone.
  • In a saucepan bring 4 cups water to a boil.
  • Add rice and stir.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • In a food processor combine meat, beans and the liquid in which they cooked.
  • To the mixture add onion powder, garlic salt, red pepper, salt, black pepper and lard.
  • Process for 4 seconds.
  • Beans should be chopped and the liquid thick.
  • To the food processor add the third can of drained beans.
  • Process for 1 to 2 seconds, so that most of the beans remain almost whole.
  • Pour mixture back into the saucepan and cook slowly on low, stirring often, until heated through.
  • Serve over cooked rice.

Honey Glazed Ham

Honey Glazed Ham

Honey Glazed Ham

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ham, thanksgiving side

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs. Ready-To-Eat Ham
  • 1/4 cup whole cloves
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup butter

Instructions

  • Score ham, and stud with the whole cloves. Place ham in foil lined pan.
  • Place ham in a foil-lined pan.
  • In the top half of a double boiler, heat the corn syrup, honey and butter.
  • Keep glaze warm while baking ham.
  • Brush glaze over ham, and bake at 325F and 1 hour and 15 minutes in a preheated oven.
  • Baste ham every 10 to 15 minutes with the honey glaze.
  • During the last 4 to 5 minutes of baking, turn on broiler to caramelize the glaze.
  • Remove from oven, and let sit a few minutes before serving.
Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

Instant Pot Baked Potatoes

This recipe is super easy and quick to make baked potatoes
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked potaoes, Instant Pot Recipe
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 small to medium size potatoes
  • 1 c water
  • Salt

Instructions

  • Insert the steamer rack into the instant pot.
  • Add 1 c of water to the bottom of the pot.
  • Before placing the potatoes into the pot, make sure to poke the potatoes a few times on each side.
  • Sprinkle with a bit of salt on the potato.
  • Then add the potatoes to the pot.
  • Place lid on, and lock in position with vent know on steam.
  • Press the manual button, and then set for 25 minutes.
  • Pressure will then start to build up, and the timer will begin to count down.
  • Once it has been 25minutes, release the pressure (which takes about 1 to 2 minutes) to release steam.
  • Remove the lid carefully and with some tongs, start to remove the potatoes from the pot.
  • Cut open with a knife and then add any topping of your choice.
  • Enjoy.

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Instant Pot Black Beans

Instant Pot Black Beans

 
This is the best way to make Black Beans, in the Instant Pot.
Requires no soaking.
 
Once your beans are cooked, use them in tacos, as a side dish, turned into black bean soup or simple enjoy them alone.
 

Instant Pot Black Beans

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Black Beans, Instant Pot Black Beans
Author: Nancy Salinas

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Dried Black Beans
  • 6 c. Water
  • 1 small White Onions, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Cumin

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in your Instant Pot.
  • Make sure to have valve on sealing.
  • Place lid on your Instant Pot.
  • Set your Instant Pot to cook on manual for 30 minutes (will take about 10 minutes to come up to pressure).
  • Allow natural release for 20 minutes.
  • After 20 minutes, turn seal to release any remaining steam.
  • Once the steam has released fully, carefully remove lid. Give the beans a good stir and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

 

This recipe is the easiest way to make boiled eggs.

These are perfect to use for deviled eggs.

Instant Pot Boiled Eggs

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Boiled Eggs, Instant Pot Boiled Eggs
Author: Nancy Salinas

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 c. Water

Instructions

  • Add water to instant pot. Place trivet into the pot. Add eggs on top of the trivet.
  • Place lid and make sure knob is on seal.
  • Press manual ans set timer on 5 minutes.
  • Allow it to natural release for 5 minutes.
  • In a swallow bowl, fill it with water and ice to cover eggs.
  • Allow the eggs to seat in the ice bath for about 2 minutes for easy peel.
  • Peel and enjoy!

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Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

This recipe is super easy and quick.

Perfect side dish to add to any dinner.

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Easy Side Dish, Instant Pot Recipe
Author: Nancy Salinas

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp. Unsalted Butter, cubed
  • 1 tsp. Salt

Instructions

  • Rinse rice, till clear water.
  • Add rice, water, salt and butter and give if it a good stir.
  • Place lid and make sure knob is on sealed.
  • Use the manual setting, set timer for 8 minutes.
  • Once complete, release the pressure for about 2 minutes and then remove the lid.
  • Fluff with fork and enjoy!

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