My main post for today is over at the Simple, Green, Frugal Co-op and focuses on one of my favourite cooking implements, the pressure cooker.
Please take the time to check it out. It is titled “Saving Energy in the Kitchen”. I have also included a recipe for my simple beef stew. It tastes sensational.
We have been using the pressure cooker about twice a week now that it is winter, and the beauty of it is that it cooks so fast (saving energy), tastes fantastic (locks in flavour), and you can use cheap cuts of meat because the cooking process breaks down the sinews in the meat and would make boot leather tender! Most meals take less than 25 minutes tops to cook.
If you can get your hands on one without costing you a small fortune, then I highly recommend that you make the investment. Quick, wholesome meals made at home with great ingredients. What more could one ask for.