Sammich Pr0n

Chili dog with cheddar, pickled jalapenos, onions, and cotija.

Sammiches

This pulled pork sammich is drenched in that batch of vinegar based bbq sauce I made last week. It’s growing on me. I made a quick side of cheesy potatoes with that cheese sauce made with sodium citrate to make the cheddar melty. I par boiled the sliced potatoes before draining them and covering the slices with the sauce. They baked at 400℉ with buttered panko crumbs on top until browned and bubbly.

A double cheese smash burger – pickles, onion, mustard. These are so good!

Soup Time! Instant Pot* Chicken Tortilla Soup

This soup is one of my favorites.  Quick, easy and full of goodness.  And using the electric pressure cooker makes an easy recipe even easier.

I was being overrun with tomatoes, and then our heatwave broke with a nice cold, rainy weekend. Perfect time to start some soup.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, cubed**
  • 8 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp orange  juice
  • 1 tbsp limejuice
  • ½ tsp ea. – Mexican oregano, basil, rosemary
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1 large chopped green, yellow, or red pepper
  • 1 to 4 jalapenos chopped (depending on the heat you like)
  • 1/4 tsp red chili pepper flakes
  • 12 oz frozen sliced carrots
  • 8 oz frozen green beans
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 16 oz frozen sweet corn
  • 14 oz canned or fresh tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, washed and chopped
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 flour small flour tortillas
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instant pot, Multi-Pot or *any electric pressure cooker

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