Category Archives: rice

Roasted chicken thighs, rice, broccoli. 3/22/19

After preparing dinners from all over the world this week, we come back to a humble chicken dinner to finish off the work week. John bakes the chicken thighs in the oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 3/21/19

Biryani is an Indian dish thought to have been brought to India by Arab traders and has an etymology stemming from the Persian word for rice. Since it is the first day of Spring, it is also Nowruz, a new year’s … Continue reading

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Fried scallops with confetti rice, broccoli. 3/10/19

We try something different with the breading on the fried scallops. I suggest we try fresh breadcrumbs instead of panko breadcrumbs. I also suggest we try shallow frying but I do not win on that one. I am not the … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs and confetti rice. 3/8/19

John cooks these chicken thighs in a slow oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. They are juicy and satisfying. I serve mine with barbecue sauce. I cook jasmine rice in the Instant Pot. It turns out perfectly … Continue reading

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Good choice when dining out. 3/3/19

We are down in SoCal which is what Californians call Southern California. We are here to see a couple of days of the BNP Paribas Tennis Open. We have attended this event in whole or in part for many years. … Continue reading

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Curry with protein and carrots. 2/27/19

This curry flavored dish can be made with pork, firm tofu, all vegetables, chickpeas, or as we made it with chicken. While John is at work I do my part – cut up the chicken into bite size pieces, and … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai eggplant and tofu with basil. 2/21/19

I think this is the third time we have prepared this Thai dish and each time we are getting a little better at it. The local Thai restaurant that we go to has a really delicious rendition of it. We … Continue reading

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