Category Archives: Rice

Rice dishes can be eaten as main courses ( like Biriani, an Indian rice dish) or as accompaniments.

Leftovers – some creative ideas with Basmati Rice

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When we first got married 46 years ago, and especially living on frugal means in Canada for a year and then during our first years in the USA, we made do with lots of leftovers – and some of the … Continue reading

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Easy mid week dinners – cooking with kids – salmon in your slow cooker

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We love salmon and sometimes can get our grand-kids to eat it. Although their favorite is Teriyaki salmon ( basic grilled salmon under the broiler with a little lemon juice and Teriyaki sauce mixed together, and drizzled on top) – … Continue reading

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Sea Bass and Meyer Lemon and Cilantro – Cooking with kids!

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In our area, Santa Monica Seafood is one of the best purveyors of sea food in Los Angeles. Fortunately AMAZON FRESH delivers products from there, directly to my home. I use AMAZON FRESH two to three times a week. It … Continue reading

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Bok Choy Lemon Chicken Noodle Soup – a good way to use cooked chicken – comfort food!

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Chicken Noodle Soup does seem to have medicinal qualities for me – and for many others – although I am not sure that is scientific but it sure comforts me. This recipe takes a slightly different angle on it – … Continue reading

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Thai Slow Cooker Chicken – cooking with kids – great tastes, easy recipe!

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Thailand is called the land of smiles – perhaps its because the food is so delicious! Thai cooking combines sweet and hot, sour and creamy – and a common ingredient is coconut milk, another is peanuts and of course the … Continue reading

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Tried a new recipe – tasted really good although a bit bland – so needed dressing up so I added more lemons -MUCH better! SO simple the kids can do it!

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Slow Cooker Chicken This was sooo easy – the grandkids could have cooked it. So next time  I will make it with them! It needed some more kick – so I added a bit to it – you may wish … Continue reading

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Fish in Banana leaves – easy fast and delicious!

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Max’s Baked Fish in Banana Leaf Max Arteaga has worked for us at The Little Farm for 34 years – amazing to imagine that – here he is above on the left, with Clive and our eldest grandsons Jack ( … Continue reading

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Are you tired of turkey yet? Here is a different way to cook it – could almost be veal ( almost)

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By this time of year I am getting tired of turkey. So I found this way to cook them. Ok so who are we fooling? This is not veal – but it is low in calories and quite tasty. Give … Continue reading

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Holiday time with Grandkids – making family times memorable – how do you do it? We cook with the kids!

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Cooking with kids is one of my favorite things to do. Although the grandkids call our Little Farm Camp Grandma during the summer, during the winter there are still lots of jobs to do – and wonderful things to cook … Continue reading

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A great Slow Cooker Thanksgiving recipe – as we give thanks for so many blessings in our lives

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Health and family togetherness with the love of good friends – what could be more important! We wish your family the most grateful of thanksgivings – as we are with ours. We feel so very blessed to live in the … Continue reading

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