When I started blogging 4 1/2 years ago I was married with two kids, two dogs, and a cat. My daughter had just graduated high school and was spending a year in Europe as a foreign exchange student and emailed me several times asking for her favorite recipes. Somehow in my mind that meant that I should create a blog…a food blog…and Cooking with Curls joined the ranks of thousands of other food blogs. My first recipes were family favorites that I had been making for years, like this Creamy Mushroom Chicken……..
My birthday is in a few days, and I was in the mood to celebrate early with an amazing steak. There’s no surprise there, it is my favorite food group…but I wanted an over-the-top, truly decadent steak meal. A steak that would make an amazing, restaurant quality Dinner for Two meal without requiring a culinary degree to prepare! And the winner is…Steak Oscar……..
How would you like your eggs? The age old question asked millions of times each year. If your answer is scrambled, then you will be disappointed with this post. If you are looking for a simple way to prepare poached eggs that does not require boiling any water, then these Instant Pot Poached Eggs are for you! Now you can have poached eggs cooked exactly the way you like them in 2, 3, 4, or 5 minutes……..
Classic Eggs Benedict is a traditional American brunch or breakfast dish with a very fancy name, that is nowhere near as difficult to prepare as you might think. I have used some of my magical kitchen tools to create this decadent dish in the easiest way possible, because I don’t like standing around waiting for my breakfast to get done……..
When you are sitting at a table in a Mexican restaurant, everyone stops what they are doing when they hear that familiar sizzling sound and smell the amazing aroma of Grilled Steak Fajitas walking past them. It seems like such a treat to have such a complicated meal prepared for you by trained professionals, right?…
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Cinco de Mayo is coming up, and I couldn’t be more excited!! Growing up in California, Cinco de Mayo is almost a state holiday. Everyone gets together for parties with some of the best Mexican food around, and lots of ice cold Coronas and Modelos to cool down the spiciness of the salsa and Creamy Seafood Enchiladas……..
What would you say if I told you that today’s recipe will require you to dig a big hole in your back yard, fill it with wood and lava rocks, cover it with dirt and banana leaves, and wait for 16 hours until it is thoroughly cooked? You’d say I’m bonkers, right? Well luckily this Instant Pot Kalua Pork requires none of those things!…
This sweet and sticky Huli Huli Chicken will have them coming back for more…and then back again! It’s not an exact copy-cat of traditional Huli Huli Chicken, but that won’t matter…it’s that delicious! Serve it with Hawaiian Potato Salad and/or Steamed Rice and you have yourself a trip down memory lane, on a plate……..