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Instant Pot® Chicken Marsala

I love my Instant Pot® like a fat kid love cake. No lie. When I first got it, I wasn’t sure what kind of magic was involved for it to be able to cook food so fast. I still don’t know how it cooks food so fast, but I love it. Chicken Marsala happens to be one of my favorite Italian foods, so I decided to see how Instant Pot would cook it and it turned out amazing. Instant Pot Chicken Marsala 1/4 cup flour1 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning1 tsp garlic powder2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ¼“ thick2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided2 tbsp unsalted butter8 oz baby Portobello mushrooms, sliced1/2 medium red onion, chopped3/4 cup sweet Marsala wine3.4 cup chicken broth, preferably organic1/4 cup heavy cream4 oz cream cheese, room temp and cut into chunks…

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas

I am still in a festive Cinco de Mayo mood. So after spending most of the day Sunday studying, I decided to use my instant pot to cook up some pork shoulder. This highly versatile and fall-apart-tender pork recipe can be served in so many ways. For starters, this seasoned, tender pork is delicious in lettuce wraps, tacos, salads, or served over rice. The instructions for this recipe include a couple of optional steps that can be omitted to save time. For example, the aromatic blend of onion, jalapeno, and garlic does not need to be sautéed before cooking the pork, but doing so deepens and releases more flavor. In addition, the pork can be shredded and served as soon as it is done the cooking. However, the extra step of tossing it with some cooking liquid and broiling under…