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Posted by on Apr 29, 2013 in Grains | 0 comments

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

We celebrated our daughter’s birthday past week.I pinch myself.She is growing up too fast.As you may have known by this time,I usually make full-on favorite meal of the birthday person.However this time i goofed up.I got wrapped in other details. I asked Ms A what would she like to take for her class? Cookies,cakes,brownies ?Her answer was cupcakes.I asked her if she would like the goodie bags for her friends?Of course,yes !To involve her in her favorite day ,we went shopping and i let her choose the items which goes in the goodies bag under my guidance of course :-)If it was on her ,it would have been bracelets , wands , nail polishes and princess stickers  for  everyone with a hole in my pocket.But we didn’t. For  home birthday cake,her choice of flavor was Vanilla,no doubt there.Her color of icing was pink.I can’t show you the picture of  my cake,so that the memory of beautifully decorated,perfectly iced cake stays untarnished.Mine was anything but that except it tasted good. Among all this,i forgot...

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Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in Grains | 1 comment

Pumpkin Squash Rice

Pumpkin Squash Rice

 Meet my fall friend butternut squash.I have seen it hanging along the side of zucchini. I look at them all the time  but don’t buy it.In general,squash and our family  don’t get along very well.Particularly the kind which tend to be sweet naturally. To make this taste situation interesting, i thought,how about if i add pumpkin to mashed butternut squash. Either it will be great or bomb. I have been experimenting with pumpkin lately,produce of the fall.So far my experiments have gone well and no one have complained about eating pumpkin.I also noticed that all my pumpkin preparation thus far have been some sort of sweets, dessert .So,I wanted to add a savory twist to it and what is better then combining it with my most trusted pantry staple, rice. Butternut squash is good for you.Orange vegetable.As tough it is to slice it,after roasting it for 45 mins it turns out pillow-ye soft and of course sweeter.I freeze the unused butternut squash for later. I knew butternut squash and pumpkin together will add...

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