Category Archives: rice

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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Chana dal with spinach and rice. 11/16/20

John and I made this Chana dal in the Instant Pot on Sunday because I was having an out-patient surgical procedure on Monday and knew that a dinner that was pre-made would work best. Plus, I think Chana dal tastes … Continue reading

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Ethiopian dinner. 11/9/20

Our son has offered to make an Ethiopian dinner. Everyone in the family has been trying to duplicate dishes from one of our favorite restaurants, Zeni, in San Jose. Their food is so delicious and the atmosphere seems authentic. We … Continue reading

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Chana dal. 11/3/20

Since we wanted to watch the U.S. election returns, John and I made our Chana dal in the Instant Pot during the afternoon. I love this dish! We still do not know who will be our next president but I … Continue reading

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Shredded tofu, mushrooms, edamame. 10/30/20

This is the second time John and I have made this dish and I think it still needs tinkering. Here is the recipe by Melissa Clark with my first round of tinkering. *Changes to the original recipe are noted with … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon, cauli+rice, veg mix

We enjoyed a tasty salmon dinner last night. The salmon was cooked in about 5 minutes by John and I made the riced cauliflower and white rice mix, and the broccoli stem/snow peas combo. What? You are not using your … Continue reading

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Shrimp fried rice. 10/22/20

To streamline this dish I cut up the vegetables in the order that they need to go into the pan and John cooks while I am chopping. After cutting each shrimp in three pieces and removing the tail John marinates … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas, rice, beans. 10/21/20

Tired of taco night? Of course not! But here is an easy Mexican change-up. Tonight we made chicken enchiladas, tomato-y rice, and spicy black beans. To make things really easy I used precooked chicken breast strips that I shredded (a … Continue reading

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