Tag: rice

Rice Cooker Arroz Con Pollo

Ingredients: 1/3 cup cubed, cooked chicken (breast or thighs work well) 1/4 cup canned diced tomatoes with green chiles 1 “rice cooker” cup of long grain rice 8 small Spanish olives with pimientos, halved 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/4 onion, chopped 1 packet Goya Sazón Con Culantro Y Achiote 1/4 […]

Smoked Salmon Cheese Ball

Ingredients: 2 cups grated Cabot extra sharp cheddar 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 oz smoked nova salmon 1 inch chunk of shallot, minced 1/2 cup minced flat leaf parsley Directions: Place the cheese, cream cheese, shallot, salmon and Worcestershire sauce in a blender. […]

My Favorite Recipes of 2008

My two favorite posts from each month in 2008. January Cincinnati ChiliIntensely Dark Chocolate Ice Box Cookies FebruaryHome FriesSmoky, Spicy Fried Okra MarchMango Chile CupcakesPork & Shrimp Potstickers AprilNibby Toffee Rice Krispie TreatsSmoky Mango Pulled Pork MayChipotle Spinach Artichoke DipStrawberry-Thyme Cupcakes JunePea Shoot PestoCoconut Pancakes with Cardamom Syrup JulyHawaiian Hamburger […]

Wild Rice Medley

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups broth (chicken, turkey, mushroom or vegetable would be good) 1 cup wild rice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 large carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 2 tablespoons dried porcini 1/2 teaspoon dried chervil black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in the slow […]

Indian Spiced Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups water 1/2 cup uncooked jasmine rice 14 oz sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 teaspoon mace blades* 1 cinnamon stickDirections: In medium saucepan, bring water, rice, cardamom, mace cinnamon stick and salt to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 25 […]

Bacon Rice

Ingredients: 5 slices thick cut bacon for the omelet: 1 green onion, chopped (green parts only) 3 eggs 1 teaspoon sesame oil 4 dried shiitake mushrooms canola oil For the rice: 1 cup sushi rice* a couple drops sesame oil sesame seeds For the Chinese broccoli: 4-5 stalks Chinese broccoli […]

Cinco de Mango: Chicken Mango Burritos

Ingredients: for the beans:15 oz canned pinto beans, drained1 tablespoon canola oil1/2 onion, mincedleave of 2 springs thyme1 clove garlic, minced for the chicken:2 cups shredded poached or roasted chicken15 oz canned diced tomatoes1 tablespoon chipotle hot sauce1 tablespoon canola oil1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, minced1/2 onion, minced1 garlic cloved, minced […]

Mango & Avocado Dessert Sushi & Onigiri

Ingredients: filling:sliced avocadosliced mango for the rice1 1/2 cups uncooked Japanese rice1 1/2 cups water1/4 cup coconut milk1 tablespoon sugarjuice of 1 lime garnish:black sesame seeds Directions: For the rice:At least 1 hour before you want to cook the rice, wash the rice. Allow to dry in a colander. In […]

Fennel Risotto

Ingredients:5 cups chicken stock1 fennel bulb, chopped1 (loose) cup fennel fronds, lightly chopped1 medium onion, finely chopped2 tablespoons olive oil2 cups Arborio rice1/3 cup Parmesan, grated2 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoons sweet vermouth1 tablespoon butter saltpepper In a saucepan, bring the broth to a simmer. Heat oil and butter in a […]