I am all about a day-to-night spring look that invites flirty femininity with professional sophistication. As a young professional who balances a full-time career with a food and lifestyle blog, I rely on those investment pieces that carry from one meetings to dinner parties and conference tables to cocktails. As if timing couldn’t be more perfect, was just introduced to Pearl by Lela Rose, an affordable luxury collection and designer brand offering by Dallas-raised, New York Tribeca-based designer and entertaining expert Lela Rose.
I know I’m very late to the Instant Pot train. But I have arrived, and my mind is blown. When it comes to a batch of risotto, there is something quite charming about standing over the stove, stirring, and stirring, and stirring again… But when you arrive home from a full 8-5 stretch, your arms are already sore from early morning boot camp that day, and you are very, very hungry, the Instant Pot version of risotto is not just satisfying — it is miraculous.
I consider myself a fairly organized and well-kept individual. It wasn’t until I was reaching three feet back into my “pantry” — a one-cabinet IKEA shelf that hosts every dry good from pasta to canned tomatoes to crackers and brown sugar — that I paused and thought to myself, “this is simply not the way to operate.”