Tag Archives: Thai jasmine rice

Pacific Snapper (aka Rock Cod) with salsa and rice – 11 October 2018

Also called “[fish] Veracruz. D made a wonderful version of it tonight! He bought just .355 lb of snapper at the Bowl (one filet) but it was plenty for the two of us. I pulled out the five pones with … Continue reading

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Microwave-poached salmon with pea pods; Thai jasmine rice – 5 June 2018

Another really nice dinner for the “new” (newly received) Mary Grabill dishes. Since the salmon has a lot of liquid in its parchment packet, the brief sides, adding the characteristics of a low bowl, make this design an excellent one … Continue reading

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Grilled pork tenderloin with citrus glaze; choi sum; Thai jasmine rice – 3 February 2018

I was thinking of having the Claiborne & Churchill Dry Gewurtztraminer from the cellar with the meal for which it was bought a few years ago (R’s b/day choice) – a pork tenderloin confit from Gerald Hirigoyen’s Pintxos. Somehow, I … Continue reading

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Pizza with roasted red peppers, potatoes, and tapenade – 9 January 2018

An old favorite. I’m filling this in on the 16th so not sure why I decided I had to make this – just that I love it and it’s winter and there are red peppers in discount bags at the … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken thighs; Thai jasmine rice; piperade – 7 January 2018

I bought a bag of four red bell peppers at the Bowl for I think 89 cents/lb, and another yellow one, expecting to make piperade with a red and a yellow. Also bought two tomatoes for the piperade, thinking I … Continue reading

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Grilled swordfish; avocado and orange salad – 11 December 2017

This is a recipe from the cookbook Tsunami, from the like-named restaurant in Memphis. R&E ate there several years ago, and brought us this cookbook as a result. I’ve made this a few times before. The fish is simply salted, … Continue reading

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Chicken with onion/raspberry/tarragon/vinegar sauce; rice; green beans (haricots?) – 4 November 2017

Mostly we are using stuff up before our trip, but we had fewer Things than nights, so got a Costco chicken breast packet out to make this. The rationale for this particular dish was the use of tarragon, which will … Continue reading

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Gmish of calabrian sausage, tomatoes, eggplant, and summer squash over rice – 19 June 2017

D wanted to use some of the mound of veggies we got at the farmers’ market Saturday, and suggested we use the last of the Calabrian sausages in the freezer. The previous one was seriously freezer burned 😦 so I … Continue reading

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Using up leftovers: chicken with rice; cooked carrots – 13 June 2017

D wants to use up all the myriad stuff in the fridge. We decided to mix the ~1/4 breast of chicken and the rice left over from the 11th, when we served the with onion/vinegar sauce and tarragon, and just … Continue reading

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Chicken with tarragon/vinegar onion sauce; rice; green beans – 11 June 2017

Hello computer. When E & I went to Costco, I bought a pack of chicken breast “fillets” – which turns out to mean no tenders included – and D and I decided to leave one of the packets in the … Continue reading

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Leftover curry with rice and Thai basil; naan – 6 December 2016

D picked me up at BART about 7pm after my (not “the”) last day at the ASCB meeting. He just microwaved the excellent leftover mushroom/potato curry and the Thai jasmine rice from a couple nights ago and served that. He … Continue reading

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Leftover chicken with rice & carrots Provencal; tomatoes! – 22 July 2014

I had thought to use up some basil and the extra ball of fresh mozzarella by making eggplant sandwiches, but those will be tomorrow night. I remembered that we had a small chunk of chicken to use up, plus the … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken; Apple uncompote; Thai jasmine rice – 19 June 2014

D invented another dinner to have with the apple condiment 🙂 He used one packet of chicken breasts from Costco, splitting them flatwise into more and thinner pieces. He sprinkled them with thyme from the garden, and salt and pepper, … Continue reading

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Swordfish cubes, marinated and grilled, with red pepper aioli; thai jasmine rice; lettuce salad – 4 July 2014

This was intended to be the goodbye meal for D’s Dad P and his friend P, who have been staying with us; but P2 was not feeling well at all, so she just had some nice soup that D made … Continue reading

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“Ligurian pork chops”; Thai jasmine rice; Brussels sprouts – 26 January 2014

Since we were going to Costco today, and their boneless pork loin chops were on sale, I offered to cook tonight. The dinner was almost exactly the same as the 3rd of February last year!  I suggested, and D agreed … Continue reading

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Chorizo; rices and beans; Brussels sprouts – 23 January 2014

D had dinner waiting on the stove for me to arrive home, which I did about quarter to 8. Sorry about that. He cooked up the single Christopher Lee Chorizo sausage we had in the freezer, reheated some of the … Continue reading

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Dover Sole with rice and mysterious things – 21 January 2014

D cooked for a second night. I got home about 7:15 and smelled fish – hoping it was new fish, and that the house did not still smell of fish from last night! But yes, it was new fish. It … Continue reading

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Ligurian pork chop; Thai jasmine rice; Romano beans – 23 August 2013

This is almost a recipe from Recipes from Paradise by Fred Plotkin. I forgot that it calls for marinating the boneless pork chop (Costco, 1 1/2″ or so thick) before then cooking it in the marinade (plus olives). I got … Continue reading

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Grilled sturgeon; grilled corn and avocado salsa; Thai jasmine rice; cold veggies – 2 July 2013

D pointed out last night that we had some white wine in the fridge waiting for the right dinner, and then mentioned fish, so I sorted through the Weber grilling books and composed this dinner. The salsa is made by grilling … Continue reading

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Chicken thighs marinated with lemon grass; Thai jasmine rice; baby bok choi – 26 May 2013

Last July our friend M was visiting and grilled us some super good chicken thighs. I asked him how he had marinated them, and this is an approximation of that. I cut up one stalk of lemon grass, after discarding … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches where the eggplant is the “bread”; leftover rice with additions – 18 May 2013

Addpix Yesterday I thought of making a pizza tonight, since we would be out of bread, but for some reason I thought of this recipe that I haven’t made in awhile, which also doesn’t demand bread as an accompaniment. This … Continue reading

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Chicken with tarragon/raspberry vinegar and onions; rice; zucchini – 15 May 2013

Addpix I didn’t think this would take as long as it did, but like most cooking, there is just a lot of stuff that needs doing. This morning I defrosted a packet of Costco chicken breasts (we need to wean … Continue reading

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“Ligurian pork chops,” Thai jasmine rice, Brussels sprouts – 2 February 2013

Tonight we decided would be a “Christmas” – I guess this must be “Christmas in January” – wherein D presents me with a special bottle of wine (which I must share ;)) and we have a really nice meal to … Continue reading

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Swordfish with red pepper aioli; zucchini with onions; Thai jasmine rice – 13 July 2012

Our friends M&N are staying here en route to their getaway in Marin, and D&I cooked dinner tonight while M was picking up N at the airport: Grilled swordfish marinated in chili/cayenne, topped with a roasted red pepper aioli, and … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken thighs and rice; cucumber salad – 12 July 2012

Our friend M is staying with us, and made this wonderful chicken dinner. He marinated about 4 lb of chicken thighs – about 6 quite large thighs (“thundering thighs” per D) – and grilled them on our range’s grill. Here … Continue reading

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