Tag Archives: rice

Fried Rice with Peas and Bean Sprouts

Fried rice is a very popular side dish to many Chinese dishes, however, many times the rice is so greasy, salty, and bland that it leaves a lot to be desired. This recipe changes all that! The rice is cooked in … Continue reading

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Mexican Rice

Looking for the perfect side dish to serve with your favorite Mexican meal? This one pot Mexican rice rivals my favorite Mexican restaurant and is so easy to make right in your own kitchen. The rice is sautéed until golden brown … Continue reading

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Coconut Rice

Coconut rice is the perfect side dish for coconut lovers like me! Jasmine rice is simmered in coconut milk, water and lime juice giving it a rich and tropical flavor. Topped with a sprinkling of toasted coconut and lime zest, making … Continue reading

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Creole-Style Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo

You are going to want to make this amazing Creole-Style Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo for your Mardi Gras celebration next Tuesday! This hearty Louisiana stew is loaded with pretty pink shrimp, spicy andouille sausage, okra, celery, bell peppers, and onions in … Continue reading

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Cajun Red Beans and Rice

What better recipe than red beans and rice to kick off a week long Mardi Gras celebration? Over the next few days I will be highlighting some of the best recipes to come out of New Orleans along with my … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice

Spanish rice, Mexican rice, whatever you call it, I call it delicious! This Spanish rice is the perfect side dish for Salsa Chicken, Chicken Fajitas, Chipotle Bean Burritos or your favorite Mexican dish. This colorful rice dish is sautéed with onion, green bell pepper … Continue reading

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Mixed Grain Pilaf with Pan Seared Scallops

Healthy mixed grain pilaf with wheatberries, brown rice, and couscous are tossed with toasted pine nuts and topped with pan seared scallops. My husbands birthday was on Monday and I wanted to make something special for dinner. I thought for sure … Continue reading

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