Category Archives: rice

Chicken and rice with ginger/scallion sauce

I saw this recipe on the NYTimes Cooking site and it appealed to me because it seemed dead easy without much cleanup. Put white rice in a pot with chicken broth, some salt, and a tablespoon of grated fresh ginger. On … Continue reading

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Shrimp, rice, bok choy with oyster sauce 5/14/20

Sautéed shrimp is simple to make. White rice is easily prepared. Stir fried bok choy only takes around five minutes to cook. What makes this simple, easy dish delectable? It is the sauce comprised of oyster sauce, soy sauce, rice … Continue reading

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Spicy chicken yassa. 5/12/20

I got this West African recipe by Alexa Weibel from the NYTimes Cooking site. It turned out to involve a lot of steps, a lot of pots and pans, and too spicy for me. First you marinate the chicken, then … Continue reading

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Busy cooking days! 5/10 and 5/11/20

First I made some soup, lentil and vegetables. Why? Mostly because I had collard greens that were on their last legs in the crisper. I made it my usual way—sauté onions and garlic, add the celery and carrots, then the … Continue reading

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Instant Pot biryani with shrimp. 5/4/20

Since making shrimp in the Instant Pot under pressure is a no-go due to the shrimp being too delicate and becoming overcooked, I adapted a recipe to make the rice in the I.P. and the shrimp in a sauté pan. First … Continue reading

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Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 4/24/20

Fancy dinner tonight! This meal is based on a dish from the now defunct Kenwood Grill in Sonoma Valley. It was always a great place to have lunch before or after wine tasting. Although the sauce calls for a lot … Continue reading

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Red lentils, brown rice, and zucchini. 4/17/20

Following up on last night’s vegetarian/vegan dinner, here is another main course that can be totally vegan or vegetarian depending on your enhancements. I used light butter with canola oil to round out the flavors but you could use olive … Continue reading

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