Category Archives: rice

Stir-fried shrimp and vegetables. 9/11/21

Tonight’s division of labor had me doing all the chopping and John doing all the cooking. Normally what I would have done is cook the mushrooms, add the onions, and then the rest of the vegetables in order of hardness. … Continue reading

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Red lentils with rice and kale. 9/4/21

Red lentils cook pretty quickly in some stock that has been flavored with cumin seed, salt, onion, garlic and ginger. I serve them over raw kale with a base of white rice and cauliflower rice mix.

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Sushi and salad. 8/10/21

We have thrown our menu out the window because it is too hot to be heating up the kitchen by turning on the oven or the stovetop. So we opted to get take-away sushi and I made a salad with … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with rice and broccoli 8/9/21

We made an easy dinner tonight. John cooked the chicken in a pan and made the sauce out of packet of chicken gravy substituting Marsala wine for part of the water. I steamed the broccoli and reheated leftover rice. I … Continue reading

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Seared tuna in tiger’s milk with edamame salad and rice. 8/3/21

A couple of times when we have been out to dinner we have ordered some fish that was in a Peruvian ceviche of tiger’s milk. Tiger’s milk is a spicy lime marinade which if you make it according to the … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with kale and rice. 7/31/21

Our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) were a replay of July 22nd’s Chana dal. We had made a double portion and froze half so all we needed 0to do was defrost the container, cook some new rice, and lay down a … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/21

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is a dish we ordered when we used to eat out before the pandemic and the dieting. We periodically try to make it at home with varying results. Saturday’s rendition was closer. Some day … Continue reading

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Split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with rice and kale 7/22/21

This is another lesson in how to stretch your dinner intake. Along with cooking the chickpeas in the Instant Pot I also added the stems from the kale. John made some rice and I combined my half cup of white … Continue reading

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Day off sushi and wakame. 7/21/21

What can I say? We were busy on Wednesday and I just did not feel like cooking. Even to me there are days when the prep and cooking and clean up just seem like too much. We have a new … Continue reading

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Deconstructed fish tacos. 7/13/21

For Taco Tuesday I decided to skip the tortillas and put my taco innards on a plate. The thing with tacos is once you have taken your first bite they are hard to put down so you just keep eating … Continue reading

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