March and April 2020 Wine Pairings

Whether you are being instructed to practice social distancing or actually “shelter in place,” it can certainly throw a wrench in your date night routine. At Dream Dinners, we encourage you to get creative and enjoy date night at home with one of our dinner and wine pairings! Spice things up by enjoying an activity…

Instant Pot: Chicken with Honey, Garlic & Orange

At Dream Dinners, we believe that gathering around the family table is a cornerstone of daily life.  One way that we make dinner possible on busy nights is our quick and easy meals, most of which go from fridge to table in under 30 minutes! Another way that our guests can speed up dinner time…

Instant Pot: New Orleans Jambalaya

Rice dishes are one of the most beloved to make in an Instant Pot! Depending on the rice, it can cut down cooking time in half or more. Our jambalaya is no exception! Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Empty contents of the aluminum pan into the Instant Pot. Add sauce and stir…

Instant Pot: Honey Chipotle Pork Tenderloin

At Dream Dinners, we believe that gathering around the family table is a cornerstone of daily life.  One way that we make dinner possible on busy nights is our quick and easy meals, most of which go from fridge to table in under 30 minutes! Another way that our guests can speed up dinner time…

April Holidays at Home

All of a sudden it’s April, and that means that Easter and Passover are fast approaching! Where’d the time go?! If you’re like us, it probably flew by while you were adjusting to home schooling (still adjusting, for the record), working from home at the same time, and all the while keeping that local news…

Instant Pot: Chicken Tikka Masala with Jasmine Rice

Chicken Tikka Masala is the perfect Instant Pot dish! Pressure cooking only enhances all the complex flavors of the meal. For firm chicken that can be diced, follow instructions as-is. For shredded chicken, cook for 15 minutes on HIGH and slow-release the pressure. Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. In a saucepan, add…

Instant Pot: Caribbean Pork Tenderloin with Honey Mustard Glaze

Lean and tender cuts like our pork tenderloin were made for the Instant Pot! Because the cut of meat is so lean and boneless, it can be easy to overcook, but with an Instant Pot, all the moisture and flavor is sealed into the meat. Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator. Set Instant…

Keeping Your Mind and Body Active While Keeping Your Social Distance

Virtual greetings, from our home to yours! We hope you and your loved ones are keeping your social distance right now, to do your part to help slow down this pandemic. As for our Dream Dinners team, we’re taking extra health and safety precautions at our locations, following the CDC’s recommendations and guidelines. Call your…

Instant Pot: Classic French Dip with Homemade Au Jus

An Instant Pot makes our French Dip sandwiches a breeze and beyond juicy! Because the roast beef is already cooked, we will be using the steam function of the Instant Pot.  This is essentially reheating the meat and sealing in all the flavors from the au jus. Instant Pot Cooking Instructions Thaw in the refrigerator….

The Garden Can Bring Your Family Closer Together

Spring is around the corner!  As we begin to thaw out from winter, we start to dream about longer warm nights and sunny days ahead.  And many of us begin planning our gardens.  Spending time planting, tending, and harvesting your vegetables and fruits is educational, rewarding, and fun for every member of the family.  We…

Love is in the Air…and Around the Dinner Table!

February is the month that, thanks to Valentine’s Day, is synonymous with love, affection, and date nights. Although there are differing opinions about this holiday, even those of you who believe that Valentine’s Day is a frivolity created by greeting card companies can agree on this: it never hurts to show a little extra love…