Tag: brown rice

How to Cook Tender Brown Rice

Just as there is more than one way to skin a cat. There’s more than one way to make brown rice.  I have come to like my way. Go figure. ;D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 1/2 cups brown rice water Fill a 5.5 quart pot 3/4 full of water.  Bring water to a rolling […]

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Quick Black Bean Dinner

When I have NO TIME to cook, I still cook, only faster. I ALWAYS have canned beans in the pantry to pull off super quick meals. Black beans are our favorite rush hour staple. They’re so versatile for soups, salads, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and stir-fry meals. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES serves 4 2 (14.5 ounce) […]

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No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice

Looking for a vegetarian chili that will please meat eaters? This is it! Trust me. No Heartburn Bean Chili with Rice takes just over an hour to pull together.  It’s not spicy (kid friendly) and totally FULL of flavor. We enjoyed it for supper then polished it off for lunch the next day.  I barely […]

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Zucchini and White Beans in Balsamic Sauce

Zucchini and white beans seasoned with garlic and balsamic vinegar is different, in a good way.  It’s a nice change from eating a bean salad seasoned in sugar, oil and vinegar.  Well, vinegar remains in this simple bean recipe, but a deep, oaky balsamic has an extremely different flavor from distilled or cider. The photo […]

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Randy’s Purple Hull Peas with Collards

Last night, I felt like eating something down-home and simple.  I searched through the freezer and found a couple of bags of Purple Hull Peas.  These were not just any old peas from the store.  They were special.  These peas came from my neighbor’s garden last summer.  My sweet neighbor-friend, Randy, LOVED sharing his garden […]

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Tirunelveli’s Veri Veri Teriyaki Chickpeas and Rice

Veri Veri Teriyaki Chickpeas and rice is one of those dishes that is really popular in party’s, a lot of catering companies have this dish available, Elegant Touch Catering was one of the first companies to ever introduce veri veri teriyaki to the market and ever since is a dish that makes you say, I […]

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Spicy Cabbage Dinner

Never in my days have I come across a cabbage recipe that had a Mexican flare to it.  My husband and I have always known cabbage cooked with sausage or tossed into stir-fry meals. Eating it cooked with tomatoes, beans, sweet corn, onion, cumin and chili powder was a whole new yummy experience.  We were […]

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