Easy Pork Fried Rice

Easy Pork Fried Rice

A side dish, ala Benihana, this recipe for Easy Pork Fried Rice makes great use of left-over rice and pork but can also be made with chicken or shrimp.

Farro Salad

Farro Salad

This Farro Salad is good at any time of the year, but best in summer when fresh corn is at its peak.

Farro Pilaf

Farro Pilaf

This Farro Pilaf recipe is easy, healthy, and tasty. Farro is deliciously nutty and while not gluten-free, is lower in glutenous proteins and can be eaten by many with gluten intolerances.

Twice Cooked Brown Rice

twice cooked brown rice

Twice cooked brown rice gives you the benefits of brown rice with the softer texture of white rice. It's a win-win.

Forbidden Rice Salad

Forbidden Rice Salad

Slightly nutty, full of fresh crunch from peppers and onion, with a refreshing vinaigrette dressing, this Forbidden Rice Salad was a hit as the 2013 Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco

Orange Scented Couscous

orange scented couscous

This recipe for Orange Scented CousCous is simple to make, and great to serve as a side. With just a few embellishments, we can turn mediocre into DELISH!

Cooking Risotto in a Pressure Cooker

risotto

Cooking Risotto in a pressure cooker makes this time and work-intensive dish easy and quick to prepare every day. Perfect risotto every time.

Carrot-Ginger Risotto

Carrot-Ginger Risotto a very ugly picture

I love to serve this Carrot-Ginger Risotto with Asian style food, such as my Indonesian Style BBQ Pork Tenderloin or Chinese Style Chicken Thighs. 

Black Pepper Risotto

This Black Pepper Risotto recipe is an "almost" no stirring risotto recipe. The black pepper makes it a perfect side to a nice steak.