Conserving energy by utilizing my oven, and Instant Pot.



Our heat index was 104 degrees yesterday, so the air conditioning is continuously running.  Therefore when I cook, I try to so more than one item at a time.

Yesterday I did a roast dinner, and not only had the pork loin in the oven, but also roast potatoes, stuffing/dressing, and also American biscuits.  They will be used for biscuits, and gravy for hubby this week.  I put all my vegetables in the Instant Pot (7 kinds), and had it on for 4 minutes.  This is a great savings compared to stove top cooking.

As I had bought my husband a sugar free lemon creme cake for a treat, I didn’t make my sugar free chocolates cupcakes for him.  If I had, they would have been baked too.

When cooking/baking small amounts I use my toaster oven.  This is great as it doesn’t heat up the kitchen, like the main…

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6 thoughts on “Conserving energy by utilizing my oven, and Instant Pot.

  1. TEP336

    That’s pretty cool, and certainly simplifies things. In the dead of summer, what I like to do is go through the house, close all of the shades, blinds, and curtains. I then shut off all of the lights, and the whole family settles in to take a nap, watch a movie, or play a game. We cut down our usage of electricity while keeping the house nice and comfortable.

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