Category Archives: Rice

Firecracker Chicken over Carrot-Ginger Rice

The very first cheer I ever learned at Pop Warner when I was little was “Firecracker, Firecracker, Boom Boom Boom,” except I’m from Massachusetts so it was more like “Fiyahcrackah, Fiyahcrackah, Bohm Bohm Bohm.” This cheer went through my head … Continue reading

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BBQ Pinto Beans

I kept hearing all about the Thug Kitchen cookbook, and I decided to take a look for myself. It’s vegan, but wow was I impressed. I still have my library copy, but I just ordered it from Amazon. I have … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Risotto

I am a kitchen purist. I like to make things the old school way as much as possible. Sure, I own a rice cooker and such, but I would never buy a “quesadilla maker” or something like that. I normally … Continue reading

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Spring Vegetable Risotto

Like the good Catholic girl I am, I went to a steakhouse last night, on a Friday during Lent. However, I did not eat dessert, which I gave up for Lent, even though it came with my prix-fix dinner. We … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto

When I was in college, I used to buy frozen blocks of butternut squash puree, and eat them as my side dish all the time. Squash was probably only vegetable I consumed during my four years. And I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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Easy Paella

Tonight,  I’m going to my favorite restaurant in all of Greater Boston, Dali. It is a tapas restaurant that is as good if not better than any of the ones I went to in Spain. (Oh, and that reminds me, … Continue reading

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Beet Risotto

*Originally posted September 28, 2014 I have heard many people say that if they were to do it all over again, they would not have had a wedding. After dealing with some vendors, I am beginning to understand why. When … Continue reading

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Oven Rice Pilaf

*Originally posted February 12, 2014 I am a hot blooded New Englander, and I am not one to complain about cold weather.  However, these past 6 weeks of running in the cold are really getting to me.  I’ve run on … Continue reading

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Spanish Style Saffron Rice

I love Spanish food, and I feel very fancy when I get to use saffron in a dish.  Sure, it is the most expensive spice in the world (that is according to my mom-  it might not be true.  But … Continue reading

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