Category Archives: rice

Salmon bowl. 11/21/22

This bowl is a family favorite and we make it three different ways, this one with salmon, another with shrimp, and my favorite with tofu. Other than making rice and cooking the salmon, there is no other cooking involved. I … Continue reading

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Seared tuna with rice and bok choy. 11/15/22

After marinating the tuna for an hour in soy sauce, ginger powder, garlic powder, and a few drops of sesame oil John coated the pieces with black and white sesame seeds. Then he seared it for two minutes on each … Continue reading

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Singapore shrimp with rice and snow peas. 10/25/22

The sauce is what makes this shrimp Singaporean. It is salty from fish sauce, tart from rice wine vinegar, spicy from chili garlic sauce, and tomato-ey sweet from ketchup. You can find the recipe from the last time I made … Continue reading

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Shrimp bowl and a word of caution about frozen shellfish. 10/10/22

This is our typical Monday dinner, some kind of protein with accompaniments over either rice or riced cauliflower with a sprinkling of jalapeños, scallions, cilantro, and furikake. The standard accompaniments are cucumbers, avocado, edamame and cabbage. Our daughter has been … Continue reading

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Singapore shrimp, rice, snow peas. 10/6/22

This is the first time John and I have made this dinner. I have included the recipe below. We used 12 ounces of shrimp and cut the rest of the recipe in half. The full recipe must be for at … Continue reading

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Salmon green plate special. 10/3/22

We definitely have a division of labor when making this dinner. John does all things fish and I do all things vegetable. Here is how he prepares the salmon. First he chooses similarly sized pieces, in this case 3/4 of … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetables over rice. 9/27/22

I made the vegan version of the sesame bowls I have been making. The bowl pictured here is waiting for its scallion-ginger-soy vinaigrette. We have one of these almost every week rotating through tofu, shrimp, and salmon. My daughter mentioned … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowl. 9/21/22

The bowls we make like this are a combination of components with varying proteins over rice with a dressing. Today’s protein is salmon but we also make this with shrimp and tofu. The vegetables remain constant – cucumber, avocado, cabbage, … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 9/10/22

This is our favorite dish to order at Thai restaurants. Our efforts have not resulted in a comparable dish thus far. I think that since we only use two teaspoons of oil has a lot to do with it. We … Continue reading

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Asian tofu salad bowl. 9/2/22

We are in the midst of a very hot spell which is forecast to last for a week! Since we are expecting many triple digit days and we are supposed to be conserving electricity, John and I will be trying … Continue reading

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