Category Archives: rice

🥬 Spicy red lentils with squash (masoor dal). 2/24/20

This dish is similar to the split chickpea entree I made last week. Red lentils are quicker cooking than split chickpeas which I had to soak and then cook in my Instant Pot. They both have onion, ginger, cloves, chili, … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 2/22/20

Here is a dish that George Washington could have enjoyed on his birthday! A melange of finely diced vegetables (fennel, tomatoes, onions, garlic, celery, and bell pepper), herbs, and spices (thyme, oregano, bay leaf, saffron, cayenne and salt) are sautéed … Continue reading

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🥬 Instant Pot Chana Dal (split chickpea stew) 2/19/20

Boy, is this delicious! And quick and easy! Here is the simple recipe to follow https://pipingpotcurry.com/instant-pot-chana-dal/#wprm-recipe-container-6238  Thanks pipingpotcurry.com! My changes are to skip the Asafoetida because I do not have any and to cook the Chana dal a little longer … Continue reading

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🍤 Shrimp, rice, and broccoli with oyster sauce. 2/7/20

Friday was my last cooked meal for the week. On Saturday we are going out to dinner to celebrate our son’s birthday and on Sunday is our usual, “breakfast for dinner.” Next week John and I are going on a … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken cacciatore. 2/6/20

Chicken cacciatore means chicken “hunter style.” The chicken is usually braised with onions, herbs, tomatoes, and bell peppers. The other day I bought a rotisserie chicken at Costco so the chicken part was already cooked and we just heated it up in … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils with rice and salad. 2/5/20

Red lentils are quick to prepare and delicious to eat! After sautéing onions, garlic, and ginger you add spices and stock. Then you add the picked over and rinsed lentils. Bring the pot to a boil and in 15 minutes … Continue reading

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🥬 Pinto bean and vegetable stew over rice. 2/3/20

First, I missed posting our Sunday dinner because I was busy getting another blog I have up to date. Sunday’s dinner is our usual BFD or breakfast for dinner. It is the one night of the week where I don’t … Continue reading

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