Category Archives: rice

πŸ₯¬ Veg fried rice/mujadara crossover. 1/24/20

Tonight’s dinner was supposed to be vegetarian fried rice with tofu. But the grocery store we went to was out of extra-firm tofu! So I had to figure out a different protein. I considered beans but decided on quick cooking … Continue reading

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πŸ₯¬ Chana dal (Instant Pot). 1/17/20

I forgot to post this meal before I left for my long weekend trip. I will be back on Wednesday with new posts. Chana dal is a stew of dried split chickpeas, tomatoes, stock, and flavorings. I made this for … Continue reading

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πŸ₯¬ Vegetable fried rice. 1/15/20

We were supposed to go out to dinner tonight but the timing did not work out and we arrived home tired and hungry after being caught in rush hour traffic. This would be one of those times when we used … Continue reading

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πŸ“ Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/13/20

We are trying to use up old leftovers so we can create new leftovers! We still have some chicken from our Costco chicken and some rice from who knows when. Pair those with onions, carrots, celery, parsley, and some chicken … Continue reading

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πŸ¦ƒ Red beans and rice. 1/1/20

Wow, 2020! It sounds like a date from science fiction when we would be driving our cars through the skies, terrible diseases would have been cured, and robots would be making our dinners! But no, John and I are still … Continue reading

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πŸ₯¬ New! Coconut red curry with tofu 12/28/19

I wish I could link the NYTimes Cooking site recipes to my blog but they are behind a paywall. So if you are subscribing to the app, you might want to try this recipe with the following caveats! John and … Continue reading

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πŸ₯¬ Red lentils with basmati rice and salad 12/4/19

Note: For a vegan dish omit yogurt. Delicious, vegan or vegetarian fare! These lentils are cooked in a soupy broth with onions, ginger, garlic, and spices. These more tender red lentils cook quickly, and once they come up to a … Continue reading

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