Archive Monthly Archives: April 2009

Sticky Mango Rice Dessert

1 1/2 cups sushi rice (or plain white rice) 1 14 oz can coconut milk 1/2 cup Sucanat or Rapadura 2 t all natural vanilla extract 3 mangoes, sliced Combine rice, 2 1/2 cups water, Sucanat and 1/2 cup of the coconut milk in a large heavy bottomed saucepan. Bring to a boil, then reduce […]

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Mexican Rice

1 T olive oil 1 cup brown rice 1 cup frozen organic corn 1 cup frozen peas 3 cloves garlic 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp dried oregano 2 T tomato paste 1. Heat oil in saucepan, add rice and “toast” until you can smell a nutty aroma and rice turns darker. Add two cups […]

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Mexican Chicken Rice

2 cups rice (I use instant cause I can’t seem to cook the real stuff.) 2 cans of canned chicken (tastes best with chicken breast cut in cubes and fried, but cans are economical) 1.5 cup salsa 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (optional if you can afford it, but well worth the expense) Things that […]

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Chicken & Rice Casserole

1/4 cup margarine (1/2 a stick) 1/3 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup strong chicken broth (make with 2 bouillon cubes) 1-1/2 cups milk 2 cups cooked rice (leftovers are great) 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken or turkey 4 oz can mushrooms, drained 1 cup frozen peas 2 oz jar pimiento […]

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Chicken Style Ricearoni

3/4 cup long grain brown or white rice 1/4 cup broken spaghetti (or just use more rice) 1 tablespoon dry onion 1/4 teaspoon garlic 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning or thyme 1 tablespoon dry parsley 3 chicken flavored bouillon cubes or 1 tablespoon powdered bouillon Combine the rice and all of the other ingredients in a […]

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Beef Style Ricearoni

3/4 cup long grain brown or white rice 1/4 cup broken spaghetti (or just use more rice) 1 tablespoon dry onion 1 tablespoon dry parsley 3 beef flavored bouillon cubes or 1 tablespoon powdered bouillon Combine the rice and all of the other ingredients in a resealable plastic container. I like to use zip-lock bags. […]

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Perfect White Rice

2 cups hot water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup dry white rice You need a pot with a good lid for this recipe. Put the water into the pot and bring it to a boil over high heat. Add the salt. When the water is at a full rolling boil, add the rice. Stir it […]

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Army Man Rice

2 tablespoons oil or bacon grease 1 cup long grain white rice 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon each oregano & cumin & garlic powder 1 tablespoon dry onion Dash red pepper (optional) 8 oz can tomato sauce or 1 cup chopped fresh or canned tomatoes 2 cups water Get out a […]

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Coconut Rice

1 cup long grain white rice 2 cups tap water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup dry coconut or 1 cup coconut leftover from making Homemade Coconut Milk In a 2-quart pot bring the water and salt to a boil. Stir in the dry rice and the coconut. Stir and return the water to a boil. […]

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Rice Pancakes

1-1/2 cups leftover Cooked Rice, white or brown 2 cups buttermilk or yogurt or soy yogurt or Sour Soy 2 cups white or whole wheat flour or half each 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 medium eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda These are the most tender and delicious pancakes I have ever eaten. If you are looking […]

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Buttery Garlic Rice Mix

1 cup long grain white rice or brown rice 2 chicken bouillon cubes 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons dry parsley Combine the rice and all of the other ingredients in a resealable plastic container. I like to use zip-lock bags. Label and Seal and the container. Store […]

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Savory Rice Croquettes

2 cups cooked rice 2 medium eggs 1/2 cup Biscuit Mix 2 teaspoons onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt These are deep-fried, so if you are avoiding all deep-fat frying, then skip to another recipe. For those who are willing to go for the forbidden pleasure of deef-frying, here […]

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Lemon Herb Rice Mix

1 cup long grain brown rice 2 teaspoons vegetable or chicken flavored bouillon 1 teaspoon dry lemon peel 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 1/4 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon rosemary 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar Pinch Turmeric, for color (optional) Combine the rice and all of the other ingredients in a resealable plastic container. I like to […]

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