Homey, Cajun meatball stew is life!

Cajun Meatball Stew

Cajun meatball stew: Not many foods make me feel…homey…you know what I mean, quite like Cajun meatball stew does. I’m not sure how many of you are familiar with the dish, but very simply, it’s meatballs and veggies cooked and simmered in a luscious, dark roux. I heard you groan when I said dark roux. No, don’t even. Just stop. Making a dark roux is very easy if you make an oven roux or look, just buy it in a jar guys. There is no shame in that. I make a double batch (or triple) in the oven and freeze…

Ribs and Gravy – Instant Pot

Ribs and gravy are the easiest, most delicious country-style-tastes-like-home-I-want-to-die-in-this-gravy thing you’ll make in your Instant Pot. And simple! I’m talking explain it to me like a 3 year old simple. Remember not too long ago I shared my boneless BBQ ribs? Well, it’s almost that very same recipe. It was actually born at the very same time on the same day. We did the ribs for that recipe and removed them to a pan to dress it and put it under the broiler. But then we looked in the pot and saw this liquid goodness left in the pot. What…

Sloppy roast beef po boy! Get your napkins ready because this bad boy is messy!

Classic Roast Beef Po Boy – Instant Pot + Slow Cooker

The classic roast beef po boy. Tender beef, gravy, the fixins, and french bread. Is that what makes a good po boy? In a word, no, not entirely. Sure, it makes a po boy, and you need it for a good one, but the real judge is how many napkins you need when you eat it. You want it good and sloppy. This one, you may need an entire roll! If you’ve never had a po boy, it’s a sandwich on French bread. It comes with alot of different stuffings – shrimp, oyster, hamburger, fish…but my favorite is roast beef.…

Chewy cubed steak turns into tender, glorious deliciousness in minutes! And the gravy? Good enough to drink.

Pressure Cooker Cube Steak & Gravy – Instant Pot

Pressure cooker cube steak. The most direct way to heaven. Some people, like my wife, find cube steak too chewy. Others are not sure what to do with it except fry it (which I love, by the way). With this recipe you get the perfect marriage between delicious and cheap. Cube steak is cheap, and yes, chewy, but it turns into beautiful tenderness when pressured and you get a lovely gravy to smother your rice with. It’s wife approved too. Do it! PRESSURE COOKER CUBE STEAK INGREDIENTS 1 onion, chopped 1 teaspoon each of salt and pepper 1/8 teaspoon of…