Category Archives: rice

Seafood Paella

My dad came to visit us after we moved to our new place, and I knew I wanted to spend some time cooking with him. He’s the one who taught me to experiment in the kitchen and not to stress … Continue reading

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Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola Risotto

The original plan was gorgonzola polenta.  That plan went out the window when we got home from grocery shopping and I realized I was out of polenta…oops!  I had bought some fantastic cheese and was craving more, so I decided … Continue reading

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Beef with Broccoli

 I’ve been in the mood for Asian food lately, and in the town where we live, there aren’t a ton of choices.  There are some great restaurants closer to Cleveland, but on a weeknight, that’s not an option.  Andrew and … Continue reading

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Wild Rice Stuffed Onions

The recipe for these wild rice stuffed onions was passed to me by my friend Anna the last time I was complaining that I was bored of my usual side dishes.  I’ve made them twice since I got my hands … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding

This photo didn’t come out that great, but rice pudding is so creamy and so…uncolorful…that it was tough to get a good picture!  What I love about this recipe is that you most likely have all the ingredients in your … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp & Rice

This is one of those meals that, if I don’t feel like cooking, Andrew can put together in 20 minutes.  If you don’t care for spice, you can skip the red pepper all together – garlicky shrimp is a close … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Risotto

I have been baking up a storm in the last week or so, and I’ll be sharing more cookie posts with you very soon.  I wanted to start working through my huge backlog of dinners though, to show you some … Continue reading

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Autumn Sausage Casserole

I made this recipe about a month ago, but it has been languishing in my “to post” file.  I’m not sure why I let it hang out so long, since Andrew and I both really enjoyed it, and it’s such … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken Stir Fry

Stir fry is such an easy meal to put together, and you can use whatever you’ve got on hand. I try to keep bags of frozen veggies to get started with – sliced peppers, broccoli, green beans, peas, etc. Then … Continue reading

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Creamy Corn & Shrimp Risotto

It’s been quite some time since I made risotto, despite it being one of my favorite comfort foods. Tonight, I was definitely in the mood for some major comforting. Even though my menu plan read “Cream of Broccoli Soup” for … Continue reading

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