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We've written THE Bible for every model of Instant Pot. Yep. Every. Model. Including the new Max machines. The recipes are written so that you can use whatever buttons you've got. They're written so about a third of them can be used with EITHER the pressure cooker or the slow cooker mode. They are 350 of them--including some of the most innovative "road map" recipes you've ever seen. And the book is priced to sell. Check. It. Out. Here. (Or by clicking the cover of the book for a link.)

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We're so exicted to announce our new class with Aim Healthy U! It's all about SHORTCUT COOKING. We've partnered with the folks at Clean Eating Magazine and at Vegetarian Times and we promise to get you in and out of the kitchen faster while cooking delicious, clean meals. Click this link for the course. And put in the discount code of MARK50 to get fifty dollars off the enrollment fee. We'll be with you every step of the way: in the videos as well as in Q & As online. We can't wait to meet you! Let's get cooking.



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We're so proud of our pressure-cooker class, one of the most popular classes on craftsy. Click here. Bruce works with a stovetop cooker; Mark, with an electric one. Along the way, they make incredible meals: glorious chicken soup, a crazy-cheesy casserole (in 5 minutes!), an Italian-inspired stew, and even (yes) cheesecake.

To get a discount on Bruce's Craftsy cooking class, click here. And you'll learn how to be a better cook in 7 simple lessons. He covers the differences between low temperature and high temperature roasting, stove top and oven braising, as well as pan frying, sauteeing and making amazing pan sauces. The recipes along the way include a Southwestern Braised Brisket and Skillet Rib Eye Steaks with a buttery chipotle tomato sauce.


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    Whole-Grain Waffle Mix

    This photo is by the fabulous Tina Rupp. Used with permission.And the contest, of course! If you've listened to our podcast, you know that two people have a chance to win a copy of our book GRAIN MAINS. All you have to do is drop your name and email address in a comment anywhere on the site--even a comment on this recipe. Look up at the top of this post for the "Post a Comment" link. Just say "hi" or whatever you want--but include your name and email in the comment form. Entries must be recieved by 1/31/2016. We'll pick two winners at random.

    And if you haven't heard the podcast episode for this recipe, look for it in the media player at the top of the main recipe page or click the link at the bottom of this page to open the podcast right in your browser.

    So. The recipe. Don't forget to drop a comment and your email address!

    Whole-Grain Waffle Mix

    • 4 cup coarse, whole-grain yellow cornmeal
    • 3 3/4 cups whole-wheat flour
    • 1 cup rolled oats
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 1/4 cup baking powder
    • 4 teaspoons salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

    1. Mix it all together in a really big bowl. Spoon or pour into a large container, seal closed, and store in a cool, dark pantry for up to 3 months.

    To make the waffles: Place 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons mix in a large bowl; whisk in 1 large egg, 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk (or any sort), 2 tablespoons oil (preferably a nut oil), and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes. Then prepare the waffles in a heated waffle iron according to the manufacturer's instructions.

    NB: To substitute melted butter for the oil, use 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled.

    Whole-Grain Waffles

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    Reader Comments (2)

    Yum, I LOVE a good waffle! I just wish I had a decent waffle iron. And a place to store it!

    January 11, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterKori


    Just do it! It's a terrific mix. It was so great to have on hand during last week's snow storm.


    January 26, 2016 | Registered CommenterMark Scarbrough

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