June 10, 2018 My plan was to grill some chicken thighs using an updated method and recipe. But we got a weekend of Rose Festival Rain. I have friends who are avid grillers and rain won’t slow them down. Me, I’m a take-what-nature-gives-me kind of guy. I had a pound of Rancho Gordo red beans… Continue reading Red Beans and Rice
January 1, 2016 Eating beans and rice on New Year’s Day is said to bring good luck. My buddy Dudley always cooks up some black-eyed peas on New Years. I don’t know about the luck, but cooking up a pot of red beans and rice is a tradition at our house. I’ve blogged this recipe… Continue reading Red Beans and Rice
The University of Oregon Ducks were ranked the number two college team in the nation at the end of the regular season. As one of the top four teams they participated in the national championship series. On New Year’s Day they played the Florida State University Seminoles in the Rose Bowl. We knew many of our… Continue reading 2015 Rose Bowl – Red Beans and Rice with Friends
Sunday January 6, 2013 Take away: Make your own stock. It is far and away better than canned.Today I made red beans and rice which is one of our favorite meals. It’s traditionally prepared on New Year’s day but we were out of town so I did it a week late. This would be a twist on… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Red Beans and Rice
We’ve been working our way up the traffic light ladder of curries. We started with green (too watery, bad curry paste), moved through yellow (good with the Maesri brand curry paste), and now we made Thai red curry chicken.