Tag Archives: Rice

An Incredible Reheat

I couldn’t wait to share this photo and to expound on just how delicious it was.  If only restaurants could produce such flavor! These were the remnants from two separate meals, but clearly they were all made for one another.  … Continue reading

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Black Kale

Definitely will be seeking out Black Kale in the future!  This stuff is wonderful!  We love steamed kale to begin with, but this variation is tender and almost sweet. Other items on the plate are mushrooms, miniature sweet peppers, a … Continue reading

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Chicken Stir Fry with White Rice

This is one of those dinners that when you sit down and get firmly established with eating, you think “Why don’t I make this more often?”. The rice is a snap and takes no effort.  The veggies are carrots, celery, … Continue reading

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Beer Brats and Cranberry Beans

As usual, this meal is a melange of several different cultures, but the outcome was very enjoyable.  The little sausage bits are German beer cheese brats, with Mexican pasilla peppers and regular red bell peppers.  I should have tossed in … Continue reading

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Belgium, Germany, Spain

I love cooked cabbage . . . DH – not so much, so Brussels sprouts to go with the German Cheese/Beer Brats – and we are both happy.  A little España as a side with the Spanish rice, which was … Continue reading

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The Boneless Chicken Ranch

This cut of chicken is new to me.  It is a single piece of leg and thigh meat, but with no bone.  I can’t imagine how they extract the bone without mangling the meat, but it makes for a delicious … Continue reading

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Moros y Christianos

Or Black Beans and Rice. I’m getting a lot of use from my new InstantPot.  I made a big batch of black beans and froze half.  Yesterday a big pile of rice fluffed its way to our plates, topped with … Continue reading

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Garam Masala

   Deceivingly delicious and really simple.  A quick rice pilaf made with bone broth, sautéed tri-colored peppers and onions, topped with ham bits.  On a lark, I sprinkled some garam masala on the rice before adding the ham bits, and … Continue reading

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Beans ‘n’ Greens

AND FOCACCIA    Mr. N’awlins-man himself proclaimed these beans beyond delicious for lunch today – and could we please have them again for dinner? How could I refuse? So it’s Louisiana-style beef tips, collard greens, and another plate just like … Continue reading

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Turkey Curry and Red Chard

The remains of this delicious meal were still in the refrigerator when dinnertime rolled around last night, so I made a fresh batch of rice and reheated the curry. This time around I put in additional curry paste, and enough … Continue reading

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Anasazi Chili

This was the follow-on to the Anasazi Enchilada. There was plenty of filling and beans left over, so a new dish was born. I added seasonings appropriate for chili and some broth. Broth? Yes, well, you want the chili to … Continue reading

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Pork and Beans Soup

What I end up with at serving time is not always what I started out to make. The above soup was the culmination of Spanish Rice. I made it with some leftover pork roast, fresh salsa, and Havarti cheese. It … Continue reading

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Put it together, and what’ve you got? (sing along)

This is a plate made completely of leftovers. The mystery meat is meatloaf – I make it thin and bake it in the toaster oven for about twenty to thirty minutes instead of an hour in the big oven. The … Continue reading

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Martha’s Split Pea Soup

I know, I know – There are a lot of pictures of split pea soup on this blog, but this one is for a special friend in California, who is quite fond of split pea soup! A bowl of this … Continue reading

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