My slightly-terrifying trip to the Indian grocery store

To say that I was completely deer-in-the-headlights once I walked through the doors would be an understatement….

The latest new and slightly-scary thing that I shall next be attempting in my kitchen: Indian food far beyond my extremely limited vocabulary of “chicken tikka masala”, “butter chicken”, “basmati rice”, and “garlic naan”. This decision ultimately required a trip to a specialty Indian grocery store.

I’m pretty sure I didn’t make TOO much of a fool of myself while there.

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When is a “cup” not a cup?

Learn more about why your Instant Pot’s measurement lines aren’t the kind of “cups” you might think they are!

Spoiler Alert: I found NINE different definitions across the globe about how much liquid volume is contained in the vague not-in-any-way-standardized unit of measure known as “1 cup”.

And the “cups” marked on your inner liner? Those are “Japanese Rice Cups” and NOT “American 8 fluid ounce cups”!

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