Tag Archives: rice

Crispy pork cutlet. 2/9/19

We are supposed to be eating these cutlets with frisée, lemon, and capers but it is pouring rain out and it seems like going with what is in the refrigerator rather than making a special trip somewhere just for frisée … Continue reading

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Jerk chicken. 2/6/19

John wants to try making Jamaican-style jerk chicken. I find a no-fuss recipe on the NYTimes cooking site and with much fuss he makes the chicken. The fuss has to do with grinding up a whole bunch of spices, cinnamon, … Continue reading

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Red beans and rice. 1/1/19

Let the cooking begin! I am sooooo happy to be back in my own kitchen! Though I am not a big believer in luck, I figure that a traditional lucky dinner to start the new year couldn’t hurt. So I … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry. 12/7/18

On latke night we had some cut up vegetables and dip as hors d’ouevres.  So tonight I am taking the leftover carrots, celery, and broccoli and using them in a stir-fry with shrimp. I make some rice in the Instant … Continue reading

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Dinner in a Dish. 11/26/18

When John and I were married we received this cookbook as a gift – As far as I can tell I have made two dishes from it in the last 46 years, Tuna with Calico Corn Muffins and Wild Rice-Chicken … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 10/21/18

This is the third time we have made this dish and the best so far.  It is a combination of Chinese eggplant and extra firm tofu stir-fried together with onions, red bell pepper, and garlic. At the end you toss … Continue reading

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Sweet and salty grilled pork with herbs and citrus. 10/14/18

This is a new recipe for us adapted from one I saw on The NY Times Cooking site. We do not usually cook pork because most cuts of pork are dry and tasteless. For this dish, though, we can use … Continue reading

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