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Pressure Cooker Pork and Cider Stew |

Pressure Cooker Pork and Cider Stew

Fall is apple season here in Northeastern Ohio, and apple season brings apple cider. I grew up drinking regular apple cider, so hard cider was a revelation. My favorite is Normandy style, from Northern France, bone-dry and sparkling. Unfortunately, even with the explosion of hard ciders at the grocery store, a true, dry cider is hard to find. Normandy cider led me to Normandy pork, their long-simmered stew with pork, cider, and onions. (Normandy cider also led me to Calvados, their apple brandy…but that’s another story.) Now, which cider should you use for cooking? My preference is for a dry cider – look for something with Dry, Crisp, or Brut in the name. That said, whatever hard cider you find will probably work. We need a little alcohol for complexity, and apple flavor for depth. I also try to get a straight apple cider – mixing in honey, maple, pear, or ginger is good for drinking, but I worry it will mess with the flavors of the recipe. If you can find a bottle of …

Pressure Cooker Short Ribs |

Time Lapse Tuesday: Revisiting Pressure Cooker Short Ribs

My Pressure cooker short ribs recipe is one of my original blog posts about pressure cooking , and my first PC recipe to get ranked by Google and read by people who weren’t family or friends. Now, don’t get me wrong – I love the recipe, and cook it often. But, after years of blogging, I cringe when I look back at those early posts. I’ve learned so much since then. For example: the prep pictures look pretty good, because I took them with natural light. My original “beauty shot”  of the meal ready to serve, however: Yikes. Complaining about Past Me aside , there’s a reason this is an evergreen post on Google. Short ribs in the pressure cooker are a killer recipe. They just work. So, this post deserves a tune up and a video: Pressure Cooker Short Ribs – Time Lapse [] And, here is the recipe: Pressure Cooker Short Ribs Now, if only I had the time to go back and rewrite all my other posts from year one. And year …