Cauliflower rice can be boring, but with the addition of a little garlic and mushrooms you’ll want to have yourself a nice big bowl of cauliflower rice as your main dish. And if one big bowl of cauliflower rice isn’t enough, feel free to serve it under stew, grilled chicken or baked fish.
I made this cauliflower rice the same night I used my pressure cooker for the first time.
But let me back up a bit…
I’ve had a pressure cooker on my Amazon wishlist for over three years now.
I first experienced food cooked in a pressure cooker when Jeff & I were on a cruise in the Caribbean. I didn’t realize it at the time that the food was cooked in a pressure cooker until we went to visit Dave in New York, and had a pressure cooker meal.
I talked to a friend of Dave’s about cooking and it turns out the pressure cooker was her go-to appliance. She made us an oxtail stew, and I was so impressed with the ease of use of the pressure cooker along with how fast it cooked food.
I was also a tad afraid of the thing, with the stories she told me about the potential for explosions, but overall I was really excited. :)
I came home from that trip and did a bunch of research on the quality of different pressure cookers, how they work, what brands exist. Basically I gobbled up everything pressure cooker I could find online! I decided the 10 Quart Fagor Futuro was what I would want so I added it to my Amazon wishlist and let it sit…and fester on my brain.
I didn’t feel it was a purchase I needed to make. I was absolutely content with my slow cooker and I’m not a fan of purchasing a bunch of different gadgets that I don’t need sitting around my kitchen, taking up space and collecting dust. At the time I felt the pressure cooker would have been one of those items so I never followed through.
Recently though, while we were in California in January, I decided it was time to pull the trigger and purchase the pressure cooker!
Since I’m devoting more time to working on my new cookbook, AM Paleo, I’ll have less time to spend in the kitchen so I decided now would be a great time to test out how fast the pressure cooker really is!
And let me just say, once I figured out how to get the top on ;) …I was excited to get it in the kitchen. I’ve used it twice already, and I’ll be posting the first recipe soon. Here’s a sneak peek. :)
Do you have a pressure cooker?
- If you have one, is it sitting in the cabinet collecting dust?
- If you don’t have one, have you ever heard of it?
- For those living a fast-pace lifestyle (I mean, who isn’t?!) and don’t have much time to cook, I think you may want to look into pressure cookers.
FYI this recipe does not require the use of a pressure cooker.