Instant Pot Recipes

So….you got an Instant Pot for Christmas. Try our best Instant Pot recipes!

We purchased our Instant Pot back in 2015 when they were called Pressure Cookers, or Insta Pots. Whatever you call it these are really great gadgets to have when the day has been long and time is short.

Our number one recipe at What the Forks for Dinner is also our first Instant Pot recipe.

Asiago Shrimp RisottoAsiago Shrimp Risotto 2

An electric pressure cooker a.k.a. Instant Pot makes quick and easy risotto. Loaded with shrimp, herbs and asiago cheese. Creamy, cheesy and delicious!

We reposted this recipe just a few months ago as our photography skills have much improved.

Instant Pot Asiago Shrimp Risotto

Pressure Cooker Chicken MarsalaPressure Cooker Chicken Marsala 1

Make quick work of Chicken Marsala. A pressure cooker makes this rich, mellow and earthy tasting dish in minutes.

Pressure Cooker Breakfast Bread PuddingPressure Cooker Breakfast Bread Pudding

Savory breakfast bread pudding with ham, cheese, mushrooms, and onions. Topped with a dijon mustard sauce!

Insta Pot Salsa Verde Chicken Tortilla SoupInsta Pot Salsa Verde Chicken Tortilla Soup

Quick, easy and spicy. Salsa verde combined with chicken, onion, pepper, black beans and corn. Continue reading “Instant Pot Recipes”

Instant Pot Asiago Shrimp Risotto

When we first posted this recipe Instant Pots were called Electric Pressure Cookers. Who knew that three years later, Instant Pots would be a sensation? And Asiago Shrimp Risotto would be our #1 recipe! Instant Pot Asiago Shrimp Risotto is a repost of that recipe with much better pictures!Instant Pot Asiago Shrimp Risotto


It’s hard to believe that we have been blogging for almost five years. Rewarding, fun, challenging, are just a few of the words I would use to describe this journey. Even with all the trials and tribulations, it has been a fantastic journey. Continue reading “Instant Pot Asiago Shrimp Risotto”

Instant Pot Apple Chicken Sausage

Back in the day there was an artist named Bob Ross whose show ‘The Joy of Painting’ was on PBS for over 10 years.  In my neck of the woods it was on Saturday afternoons. Bob had the most hypnotic voice. It could lull you into the most relaxed state (a nice nap for me)……all his talk about happy little trees and happy little accidents. Instant Pot Apple Chicken Sausage was one of those happy little accidents. 

Instant Pot Apple Chicken Sausage

Sometimes in the grocery store, an item will lure me to buy it. Aldi’s……Saturday morning……walking by, minding my own business…..BAM……..a perfect package of back pepper fettuccine. How could I resist????

Not a clue in the world as to what I would use it for….. I just had to buy it. Continue reading “Instant Pot Apple Chicken Sausage”