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The idea of cooking an entire meal can be daunting. You need to make the starters, the main dish, a couple of side dishes, and dessert if you choose. But you can use your Crock Pot and Instant Pot to help with the process. In fact, one of the best things to do is to organize your cooking space with a Crock Pot or an Instant Pot. You can use your oven and stove for certain dishes and your Crock Pot or Instant pot to help with your other recipes. These easy side dish recipes can help with your meal planning.

Instant Pot Refried Beans Recipes

Homemade refried beans can be a thing of delicious, creamy beauty. There are even secret family recipes with ingredients that nobody will tell you until it’s time to pass it down to a new generation of cooks. But you could pass down Instant Pot refries beans recipes and change things up. As a general rule, homemade meals …

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Easy Crock Pot Mac and Cheese Recipes

We’re not talking out of the box, macaroni cheese although hey, that’s not bad in a pinch. But creamy, velvety homemade cheese sauce covering tender macaroni. That’s the stuff of great family dinners and potluck gatherings everywhere. Things get even more interesting when you throw around the idea of Crock Pot mac and cheese recipes. Is there …

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Easy Instant Pot Bread Recipes

You can bake your own bread, but the process seems pretty daunting, maybe it’s time to consider enlisting the help of your Instant Pot. You probably already use your Instant Pot a few (or more) times each week for dinners and meal prep but never considered baking bread. Luckily, there are plenty of Instant Pot bread recipes …

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Instant Pot Tips for Cooking Beans

There are multiple types of beans we consume that all have slightly different flavors. But that also means there are slightly different cooking methods for each style of bean. Luckily, Instant Pot tips for cooking beans are universal. The best Instant Pot tips for cooking beans can help you make perfectly cooked beans every single …

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How to Make Crockpot Meatballs

Name something hearty, easy to make, crowd-pleasing and so versatile you can eat them on their own, over pasta, or in a sandwich. You guessed it. Meatballs. Crockpot meatballs to be exact. These crockpot Italian meatballs are made with a blend of ground beef and Italian sausage to give it a real Italian flair. There are certain recipes that …

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