Stuffed Bell Peppers

Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

  Mom’s Stuffed Bell Peppers are one of my husband’s favorite dishes.  I think it reminds him of food his mother used to make.  My mother always used green bell … Continued

New Orleans Gumbo History and Recipe

New Orleans Gumbo has been called the greatest contribution of Louisiana kitchens to American cuisine.  It is the quintessential dish of New Orleans with many versions of it.   It is … Continued

Orange Rice Pilaf

Orange Rice Pilaf Recipe

Using a rice cooker makes this Orange-Rice Pilaf an easy-to-make side dish when serving poultry, pork, and/or seafood.  The addition of a fresh orange is subtle, yet refreshing, and gives … Continued

Orca Bean and Yellow Rice Soup Recipe

  This outstanding Orca Beans and Yellow Rice Soup has an interesting complexity of flavors.  I love the Caribbean flavors of this soup.  Karen likes to serve this soup with … Continued

Pork Chops with Rice Burgundy Recipe

  Pork Chops with Rice Burgundy is a very old recipe that our family has enjoyed for years.  It is comfort food at its finest – easy to make with … Continued

Asopao de Pollo - Puerto Rican Chicken & Rice Stew Bowl

Puerto Rican Chicken and Rice Stew Recipe – Asopao de Pollo

This chicken and rice stew, also known as Asopao de Pollo, is commonly found bubbling on most stove tops in Puerto Rican kitchens and considered the ultimate comfort food! I … Continued

Rice Meatloaf Recipe

Rice Meatloaf Recipe

Rice Meatloaf Recipe is a delightful take-off from the Porcupine Meatballs that were so popular in the 1950s.  The addition of rice makes for a substantial and hearty meatloaf to … Continued

Rice with Chiles and Herbs Recipe

  This is a very nice Rice with Chiles and Herbs dish with simple and fresh flavors. A nice side dish with bold Mexican food. This recipe, comments, and photo … Continued

Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice

Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice Recipe

  Roasting the tomatoes take this Spanish Rice recipe to new heights!  Karen likes to serve this delicious Roasted Tomato Spanish Rice dish with her Tuscan Lemon Chicken. Roasted Tomato … Continued

Salmon and Wild Rice Chowder Recipe

  Salmon and Wild Rice Chowder is a delicious savory fish chowder that is perfect to start off an evening of fine dining or as a hearty dinner with good, … Continued

Seafood Pasta Recipe Collection

  Pasta and Rice Dishes with Seafood California Rolls Creamy Grits and Shrimp Linguine with Shrimp Linguine with Smoked Oysters and Spinach Linguine with Smoked Salmon Seafood Gumbo – New … Continued

Shrimp Jambalaya History and Recipe

  Shrimp Jambalaya could be a second cousin of gumbo – the recipes are similar with the exception of cooked rice.     In gumbo, the rice is cooked separately … Continued

Spanish Rice

Spanish Rice Recipe

This recipe is for Spanish Rice, the way it is meant to be cooked, or at least in New Mexican cooking.  Many times in Mexico, and some other parts, the … Continued

Spanish Shrimp Paella

Spanish Shrimp Paella Recipe

A good bottle of wine, salad, and bread are all you need to make a terrific dinner with this wonderful Spanish Shrimp Paella Recipe.   You will need a somewhat … Continued

Stuffed Grape Leaves

Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe

Greek Dolmades Stuffed Grape Leaves (Greek Dolmades) are often served as part of a meze (appetizer) plate.  Too often they come from a can and are not fresh.  Homemade Greek … Continued