This Turmeric Spiced Quinoa is lightly pan fried with spices and mixed with green peas and grape tomatoes. It is deliciously nutty and flavorful!
I have been putting my slow cooker to good use ever since I pulled it out of the lower shelf of the corner kitchen cabinet. It does get a little busy in the morning preparing the ingredients but once everything is in the slow cooker, it pretty much takes care of itself. It is comforting [...]
It’s been almost a month since I received the Denver Junior League’s Creme de Colorado Cookbook from Lea Ann at Mangoes, Chili and Z who celebrated her blog’s First Anniversary in May with this cookbook giveaway. Thank you Lea Ann for this wonderful cookbook which has nearly 700 recipes.
Most families that I know here, have some kind of chili recipe. In fact, it is something that they can put together intuitively without referring to any set recipe. Through practise and experience, it just gets better. It is also one of those dishes that can be made on short notice as most people would [...]
Spring is in the air and nature is awakening from the its long slumber. The lakes are thawing and the birds are chirping. Soon the trees will be budding. It’s a time of renewal and growth and a great time to get together with friends again as the weather warms up. What better way to [...]
Day 4 of this fish series brings us to the delicious pastry wrapped fish and rice dish, Coulibiac. Coulibiac is the French adaptation of the traditional Russian Kulebyaka. It consists of salmon (or sturgeon), rice, hard boiled eggs, and mushrooms wrapped in a brioche dough or puff pastry. This dish makes an impressive centerpiece for [...]
It’s midweek and I need a quick fix for the lunch boxes. Something easy but can still satisfy three large appetites. Time to cook the Ro-Ri household perennial favorite, fried rice. This also gives me a chance to use up that half pack of minced pork left in the fridge. I have cooked this many, [...]