This cocoNutty salted chocolate cheesecake is a throw things together and see what we get. I couldn’t believe that just before finishing the The Ketogenic Pressure Cookbook, I’d be contacted by the wonderful people at Double Insight Inc. the makers of the Instant Pot!! They kindly asked if I could contribute a few recipes to their website and to the Instant Pot app!
I was completely taken aback and tickled pink with their request!
One problem, I had a week to meet the app deadline to submit a few working recipes with a picture or two. I hadn’t thought about creating new recipes since the finish of the cookbook. I needed to get my butt in gear. Nothing like a tight deadline!
I rummaged around my fridge to see what I had kicking around. This coconut hazelnut pecan maple salted chocolate cheesecake or CocoNutty Salted Chocolate cheesecake is the result!
I brought it to the dedicated taste testing crew at work for their feedback. When I first mentioned the ingredients, they weren’t sure whether the coconut chocolate hazelnut pecan crust would work with the maple salted chocolate filling. I guess it worked because a few of them had seconds with and without the extra fleur de sel. While it’s optional to sprinkle sea salt on top before serving, it just brings out that salty sweet contrast that many of us love.
This fast and savoury turkey stock is robust with flavour thanks to the Instant Pot! Did I tell you that I LOVE my Instant Pot?! (Instant Pot didn’t pay me to say that nor do I receive compensation in any way. The opinions are exclusively mine on this amazing kitchen tool. Sometimes I even think it’s magic!)
While the holidays are just past the horizon, some may still have some turkey frozen.
I’d made a turkey stock the day after Christmas and after one run, it looked like there was enough goodness to run it again with more water, fresh herbs and salt. It worked and worked well. While the second run wasn’t as good as the first, it was still great! Broth/stock is always wonderful to have on hand for soups or just to drink especially when you need that electrolyte boost when you’re on keto. Each batch made just over 3 liters.
For this stock, I didn’t anticipate to blog about this but after discovering that a second run was a great success here it is! My apologizes for the absence of photos from the first run.