Month: June 2005

Rice, Beans and Peas

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon butter OR oil1 1/2 cups basmati rice15 oz canned red runner beans OR kidney beans1 cup peas1 medium onion, chopped1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon Texas-style chili powdersaltfresh black pepper Directions: In a medium sauce pan, bring 2 1/2 cups of water to […]

Smoked Salmon and Capers Scramble

Ingredients: 3 eggs (at room temperature)1 teaspoon sour cream1 tablespoon capers1/2 oz. smoked salmon, sliced tiny Directions: In a large bowl, whisk together sour cream and eggs until fluffy. Whisk in salmon and capers. Spray a nonstick pan with oil or melt a little butter to coat. Add eggs and […]

Okra with Tomato, Rice and Black Beans

Ingredients: 1 cup jasmine rice1 1/2 cups water or broth1/2 cup frozen okra2 green onions, chopped and seperated10 oz Ro-tel tomatoes and chiles15 oz canned black beansfrozen or fresh shrimp, peeled (optional) Directions: In a large pot, bring water, rice and the white part of the onion to boil. Reduce […]

Potato Leek Soup with Bacon

Ingredients: 4-5 slices lean bacon, in 1/4 inch strips2 lbs leeks, cut into 1/4 inch strips2.5 lbs. small red skin potatoes, cubed1 1/2 quarts chicken stock or water (or a combination of the two) Directions: Brown bacon in a 5 quart pot. Stir frequently then add leeks when bacon has […]