Category Archives: rice

Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/5/21

This is just an extra post about what I eat for lunch.  I am thinking that maybe people think that I starve myself all day so that I can eat the dinners that are described here. That is totally not … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ John and collard greens. 1/1/21

Happy New Year’s Day! We are starting off this new year with a traditional southern U.S. menu meant to bring good luck and financial security. Black eyed peas are found in many cultures as a good luck harbinger and collard … Continue reading

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Salmon with porcini risotto and green beans.

Happy Christmas week! Although things are pretty bleak in California with the virus surging and everyone under stay-at-home orders, John and I are doing our best to keep things merry. We will be delivering presents, watching Christmas movies, listening to … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, rice mix, and broccoli. 12/9/20

It is back to basics today after my birthday celebration. My week has gotten entirely off the menu I had planned so I am just going to make bits and pieces from the plan and push some of the dinners … Continue reading

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Sushi and coffee cake. 12/8/20

Weird combination for dinner no doubt. Tuesday was my birthday and the eating went all askew. I was supposed to be having a drinks and munch Zoom with my sisters but neither of them showed up with a drink or … Continue reading

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Salmon with a dill sauce. 12/2/20

This dinner was as delicious as it looks! John, my fish and meat cook, did a superb job seasoning and cooking the salmon. I threw together a really tasty dill sauce by combining mayonnaise, yellow mustard, parsley, dill, capers, a … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani, basmati rice, broccoli. 11/30/20

John and I (mostly John) have not made this dish lately. John was looking through the freezer and happened upon a bag of curry leaves. We decided that I had gotten them from the Asian grocery before the pandemic and … Continue reading

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Masoor dal, rice mix, zucchini 11/25/20

Tomorrow is our big Thanksgiving feast for the three of us so we wanted something fairly light for dinner tonight. These red lentils cook up in 15 minutes and are flavored with ginger, onion, garlic, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne. A … Continue reading

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Pan-seared scallops with rice and snow peas. 11/24/20

Yum, scallops! John does such an incredible job cooking them and they are just so sweet and tender. He lets our cast iron pan heat for five minutes with just minimal oil and then the cooking process also takes about … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon, cauli-rice, broccoli. 11/17/20

We were going for quick, nutritious, and delicious tonight and hit that trifecta of speedy, healthful, and yummy. John had made a bunch of rice on Monday to use during the week so all I had to do was mix … Continue reading

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