This is good. This is real good. It’s like fried rice with a Spanish twist. And I absolutely love it. There is chorizo, jalapenos, belly peppers, onions and cilantro. And the best part, it’s all topped off with a fried egg. It seriously does not get much better than this.
I have been a fan of quinoa for a while now, but usually I just serve it as a side dish. That was until I started seeing people using it in a variety of different dishes like salads and also as an alternative to rice. That is what made me think of using it to make a twist on fried rice. The best thing about using quinoa in this dish is that, unlike fried rice that can get mushy if you use recently made rice, you don’t have to use day old or cold quinoa to make this. Meaning you don’t have to plan in advance. In fact, this dish comes together in about 20 minutes or so depending on how long the quinoa you buy takes to cook. Not bad eh?
A sweet and salty snack loaded with popcorn, peanut butter cups, marshmallows and graham cereal.
A traditional Filipino dish of pork, soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorns and bay leaves. Cooked to perfection in the slow cooker.
Penne pasta tossed with savory sausage, slow roasted tomatoes, roasted garlic and sweet basil.
Chicken brined with peppery summer savory, dusted with flour and fried until succulent and golden brown. Fried chicken perfection.
For the last few years, I’ve planted a garden each Spring. I’ve watered, weeded and harvested. I’ve picked different vegetables and herbs almost every year to try to get a feel for what we use most. Aside from tomatoes and basil. One must always have tomatoes and basil in a summer garden. This summer, in [...]
A spicy twist on the classic hot dog with andouille sausage and a spicy coleslaw.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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