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New Years Eve 2020

Happy New Year, everyone! Here comes…gulp…2020! But, before we get there, I’m looking back at 2019, using Top 5 lists in honor of my favorite movie. Top Five New Years Day Recipes Here are my most popular recipes on New Year’s Day Pressure Cooker Black-Eyed Peas Pressure Cooker Collard Greens with Bacon Pressure Cooker Macaroni and Cheese Pressure Cooker Kielbasa and Sauerkraut Pressure Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut Top Five New Recipes From 2019 These are my new recipes from 2019 that had the most reads Instant Pot Pork Loin Roast – DadCooksDinner Instant Pot Stuffed Peppers – DadCooksDinner Instant Pot Hominy (From Dried) – DadCooksDinner Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake – DadCooksDinner Instant Pot Jamaican Beef Stew – DadCooksDinner Top Five Recipes 2019 My most-read recipes in 2019 Instant Pot Pinto Beans – DadCooksDinner Pressure Cooker Chicken Legs with Herb Rub – DadCooksDinner Instant Pot Easy Braised Oxtail – DadCooksDinner Pressure Cooker Chili Verde (Green Pork Chili) – DadCooksDinner Pressure Cooker Quick Tomato Sauce – DadCooksDinner I’ve been writing DadCooksDinner for a long, long time. (Since …

Amazon Black Friday Instant Pot Sale 2019

FCC Notice: I am an Amazon affiliate. Any purchases through my Amazon links give me a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting DadCooksDinner by buying through my Amazon links, especially on Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Amazon has their best deals of the year on Instant Pots on Black Friday. I’m writing this a few days early; I’ll update this post as soon as I find out what the deals are. Update 2019-11-29: It’s 6-Quart Duo Sale Day! The sales are on all all-new Instant Pot Duo Nova for $60, the slightly older Instant Pot Duo Plus for $65, and the original Instant Pot Duo for $49! I’d pay the extra $10 for the new Duo Nova model – it’s my “best value Instant Pot for everyone” choice. $49 for the original Duo is a great deal, and that pot was my daily driver pressure cooker for years. Instant Pot Duo Nova for $59.95 [Amazon.com] Instant Pot Duo Plus for $64 [Amazon.com] Instant Pot Duo for $49.00 [Amazon.com] If …

High Altitude Pressure Cooking Adustments

My question…do you know how long I would cook Instant Pot Pinto Beans at an altitude of 5000 ft? Commenter Rhonda V The rule of thumb for high altitude pressure cooking, Instant Pot or otherwise: For every 1,000 feet above 2,000-foot elevation, increase cooking time by 5 percent. In metric, that’s 5% for every 300 meters above 600 meters. Pressure Cooking Adjustment By Altitude Altitude Increase % Multiply Cooking Time By 3000 ft / 900 m 5% 1.05 4000 ft / 1200 m 10% 1.10 5000 ft / 1500 m 15% 1.15 6000 ft / 1800 m 20% 1.20 7000 ft / 2100 m 25% 1.25 Pressure Cook America Because I’m a habitual map looker, I stumbled across this list of the cities in the United States by elevation. Here are the cities with a population over 100,000 by elevation (according to Wikipedia): City State Altitude Population Increase % CO Springs CO 6035 feet / 1839 m 465,101 20% Centennial CO 5830 ft / 1777 m 110,250 15% Lakewood CO 5518 ft / 1682 m …

Pic Of The Week: Frankenstein Cheesecake

The University threw me out. They said I was disturbing things better left unknown. They called me mad, I tell you. Me? Mad? I’ll show them. I’ll show them all! Bwahahahahahaha…cough…ahem. Sorry, got a little carried away. We’ll see if avocado cheesecake works out; I have my doubts. Until then, here are some other cheesecake recipes to keep you entertained: Cheesecake Recipes Instant Pot Lemon Cheesecake Instant Pot Chocolate Cheesecake Instant Pot Caramel Apple Cheesecake And, my Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Recipes list. What do you think? Questions? Other ideas? Leave them in the comments section below. Enjoyed this post? Want to help out DadCooksDinner? Subscribe to DadCooksDinner via email and share this post with your friends. Want to contribute directly? Donate to my Tip Jar, or buy something from Amazon.com through the links on this site. Thank you.