Category Archives: rice

🥬 Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 11/9/19

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is our favorite dish to order when we go out to a Thai restaurant. We have tried over the years to replicate it at home usually with rather lackluster results. Before making it this … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp to the rescue! 10/30/19

I once went on a cross country road trip with John during what we called “the long diet.” The one food item that was on almost every menu were grilled shrimp. Eat them in a taco, have them on a … Continue reading

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Fishawarma. 10/19/19

This combination of Chilean sea bass with the spices of the Roasted Chicken Shawarma that I made about 10 days ago turned out delicious! John marinated the fish briefly in olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, turmeric, cinnamon and red … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani. 10/17/19

The recipe I followed for this was supposed to be totally an Instant Pot meal. But when we tried it all in the Instant Pot the shrimp was totally overcooked. So we made this dish in two pots – the … Continue reading

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🍤 Back to sane eating. 9/30/19

Apple pie! Soup with a stick of butter in it! Hunks of homemade bread! Yes, I ate it all yesterday but as I used to tell my classes at Weight Watchers, you are not overweight because you ate a piece … Continue reading

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🍗 Three cup chicken 9/16/19

One thing I am learning from keeping track of everything I eat is that I have been eating in a pretty healthy manner except between 5PM and 7PM. Between those hours John and I would drink our glasses of wine … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi. 8/13/19

Tonight’s dinner is easy for me. I have to mince 4 cloves of garlic, heat up some leftover rice, and zap the Stouffer’s spinach soufflé for 10 minutes. John, on the other hand, has to peel and de-vein the shrimp, … Continue reading

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