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Rice

  • Pad Thai: Taste Test

    Tonight, I made three different Pad Thai recipes. But I had an important goal! And that was to find the best Pad Thai recipe out there, because I love Pad Thai, and I would…

  • Greek-Style Baked Sausages

    The Pupmkin and Sweet Potato Moussaka I made last weekend and these Smyrna-Style Baked Sausages. Both recipes were scrumptious – flavorful, interesting, and comforting. Together with the tangy tomato sauce, I tried them…

  • Udupi-Style Risotto with Dal

    It’s packed with vegetables and spices, and the heat can be adjusted to your personal preference. This recipe makes a lot (it’s hard to scale down recipes to use half of vegetables like…

  • Chili-Chicken Stew with Black Beans and Rice

    Pink Parsley’s Red Chile Chicken with Black Beans and Rice, which has been on my to-make list for almost forever, but I was procrastinating making dinner because I didn’t feel like making multiple components…

  • Black Olive Risotto

    Let me elaborate: this recipe takes your standard risotto ingredients – arborio rice, chicken stock, onion, white wine, and parmesan – adds two special ingredients – black olives and mascarpone – and becomes something…

  • Rice with Moong Dal and Spiced Buttermilk

    I knew it was dangerous for me to name a post Cookbook of the Month, implying that I really, truly would be able to review at least 1 cookbook every single month.  It didn’t…

  • Rice pilaf with blood oranges & almonds

    I am a huge fan of adding various seasonal ingredients to spice up otherwise kind bland of foods like rice or couscous or quinoa. I love various fruit/nut/cheese/herb combinations. Right now blood…

  • Coconut Basmati Pilaf

    Adapted from a recipe by the Indian chef, cooking teacher and cookbook author Julie Sahni, this pilaf is an excellent accompaniment to a vindaloo or other Indian main dish. In addition to the coconut…