Category Archives: rice

Aug 24


Happy Monday! And happy (or maybe not-so-happy) end of August! Summer is flying by and before you know it, there will be all things pumpkin and apple. Until then, I’m enjoying what’s in season and plentiful. This is one of … Continue reading

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Nov 10


This soup not only warms my belly and cures most ailments, but it reminds me SO MUCH of my Nana. She made it often as a first course leading up to another Greek dish that was equally delicious. My mom … Continue reading

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Apr 25

Nana’s Rice Pudding

This dish has graced our table dozens of times since I started writing this blog, yet EVERY time, I forget to get a decent picture (or any picture at all!). Well, that’s it – no more delays. I need to … Continue reading

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Dec 5

Arroz con Pollo

Lately I’ve been drawn to making one pot meals. ¬†Aside from them usually being comforting, I think the biggest attraction is that there are less dishes to do ūüôā ¬†Love keeping it simple sometimes. This dish is sure to satisfy … Continue reading

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Oct 22

Meatless Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Happy Monday! ¬†What was the highlight of your weekend? Since I know some of you like to “go meatless” on Mondays, I figured I’d post this today. I recently made these to drop off to good friends for a ready-to-go … Continue reading

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Jul 19

Brown Rice with Roasted Zucchini & Grape Tomatoes

I still stick by what I said about being over the summer. I’m ready for pumpkin flavored everything, apple pie and mashed potatoes. ¬†Give me a cardigan and jeans and I’ll be all set. Now, ice cream is a different … Continue reading

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Jan 17

Stuffed Cabbage Soup for the Souper Bowl (in memory of the greatest dog I’ve ever known)

Another year, another Souper Bowl from Branny Boils Over! ¬†Last year her effort yielded much success, and she’s looking to go even further this year. ¬† Click here for more details on how you can be a part of this … Continue reading

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Nov 1

More pumpkin…help!

I went a little overboard last month with the canned pumpkin purchases. ¬†Between all the talk about a shortage, along with vague memories of its lack of availability last year, I figured why not? ¬†It’s not like it goes bad. … Continue reading

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Apr 15

Spicy but sweet (and how to cut a mango)

I’m a huge fan of spicy (as you may have already guessed!), but there’s something even better about sweet and spicy. ¬†The combination is so refreshing and challenging at the same time. ¬†I love discovering different meals that incorporate both … Continue reading

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Apr 12

Risotto – stirring = HEAVEN.

Simply put, we LOVED this. ¬†The taste was amazing. ¬†Cooking it was a cinch. ¬†Win-win for everyone. Don’t get me wrong, I love making risotto the old fashioned way, but this was just too easy to pass up. ¬†Risotto should … Continue reading

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