Monthly Archives: February 2018


The Double Margarita For National Margarita Day!

By | February 22nd, 2018|WayneBites|

Happy Margarita Day! February 22 is National Margarita Day. I don't know who decides these things, but who am I to argue. The basic recipe for a margarita a simple and I'm happy to make mine a double. So, here's a double version of the classic: Classic Double Margarita Ingredients 3 oz Tequila 2 oz [...]

Pressure Cooker Tortilla Soup

By | February 22nd, 2018|WayneBites|

Pressure Cooker Tortilla Soup makes 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 lg Yellow onion 3 lg tomatillos 2 med jalapenos 2 carrots, peeled and diced 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 lb Chicken Thighs and Breast Meat 4 cloves Garlic 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano [...]

Pressure Cooker Salsa

By | February 17th, 2018|WayneBites|

There's nothing better than a cold margarita and some chips and salsa at the start of meal at a Mexican restaurant.  And, salsas are different at every single restaurant you go to because they are usually made in house and come from someone's one special recipe.  Making salsa at home is just the same.  No [...]

Pressure Cooker Chicken, Andouille Sausage & Shrimp Gumbo

By | February 13th, 2018|WayneBites|

One of the big challenges of creating a pressure cooker gumbo recipe is the roux. A roux is meant to add flavor and thicken this wonderfully rich cajun dish. Traditionally, when making a gumbo in a pot on a stovetop, you’d make the roux first and then add all the ingredients into it. But, with [...]

Pressure Cooker Meatballs In A Tomato Basil Sauce Over Creamy Cheddar Cheese Polenta

By | February 6th, 2018|WayneBites|

This recipe is a bit of a hybrid in that it uses the pressure cooker, the oven and the stovetop. But, the trio work well together to create a tasty dish. The pressure cooker also creates a nice sauce that can be used as a pasta sauce for a second meal. Nice bonus! Pressure Cooker [...]