Tag archive for rice

Chickpea Chicken Pilaf

Sometimes I really just feel too lazy to cook. We all get that way at times, don’t we? And yet, a quick glance over my shoulder at the gaping beaks in my nest tells me I really have no choice. They must be fed, and not by Pizza Hut (again). It’s down to me.

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Jambalaya

Readers of my previous post will know that I’ve had New Orleans on the brain lately. The bread pudding successfully transported me there for brunch last week and, well, I was so happy to be back that I stayed for dinner.

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Project Food Blog 3rd Challenge: Luxury Dinner Party

Wow. I really didn’t think I’d be in this long and so thank you all for voting for me. I appreciate your faith in me, especially as I am about to take it and give it a good shake.

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Mediterranean Sushi

Feta and avocado. That was the gauntlet thrown down by fellow food bloggers Denise, Lazaro and Nancy about a month ago, and I have been thinking about it ever since.

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Vietnamese Beef Salad

When I got into a cooking rut last year, making the same meals every week, I turned to the Kitchen Revolution for help. I faithfully followed their weekly shopping and recipe plans for a few weeks and learned a few innovative ways to use up…

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Serendipity Soup (or ‘From Tragedy, Triumph’)

Serendipity is one of my favourite words. Such a happy concept – it’s almost a motto. Which is why I was perversely delighted when I made a total mangle of last night’s dinner. I had been trying to make what we in our family call…

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Saint Paddy’s Molokhia

I confess I was planning to go the traditional route this year and cook up some of Jamie’s Beef ‘n Guinness stew with dumplings in honour of my fond memories of St. Patrick’s Day in New Orleans. Everything in N’Awlins is a parade, of course,…

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