Category: Rice

Chinese cooking is not that much different than American cooking.  The recipes are different and there are a few different techniques.  You have to be able to stir fry for […]

A Newbie’s Guide to Chinese Cooking

Fried rice is quick and easy to make; it only takes minutes to convert steamed rice to fried rice.  This fried rice is made with peas, carrots, and eggs. Really good […]

How To Make Fried Rice

(Includes how to make a sandwich wrap) Last weekend Merri Ann and I went hiking with our 9-year old granddaughter, Anna.  It was delightful.  Anna and Merri Ann took pictures […]

A Lunch for a Mountain Hike

I’ve often referred to pannekoeken as a Dutch version of a German pancake.  That is, until some nice man said, “There is nothing German” about a pannekoeken! But you can […]

Pannekoeken, German Pancakes, and Fruit

Dennis Weaver With the exception of the picture of the Tetons, the landscape images were taken in Eastern Idaho by Debbie Frantzen. This is our favorite time of year for […]

How to Have Great Picnics in the Fall

Dinner is a challenge. It’s not that we don’t know how to cook but after a long day at work and with a dozen things to do at home, it […]

Four Steps to Easy Dinners

This is my favorite time of year, September and early October.  I love the cooler weather, the crisp bite in the mornings.  I love the mountains in the fall, the […]

Fall Picnics | Ideas for Great Fall Picnics

This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]

Black Bean and Rice Chili Recipe

This thirty minute chili hits the spot on a cold winter day. It’s made with canned beans so it’s a snap to put together. We think you will love this […]


You can use that turkey in a main dish, a salad, a soup, and sandwich. Once you decide what you what to do with your turkey, pull out a recipe […]

Ways to Use That Turkey

Since this is a cousin to Rice Krispies® Treats, this is an easy recipe. Instead of melted marshmallows, you will cook a syrup with brown sugar and corn syrup but […]

Granola Bars

We love stir fries.  They are quick, tasty, and healthy.  This one is flavored with a combination of roast garlic and fresh ginger. Ingredients 3 cloves roasted garlic 1-inch piece […]

Garlic Chicken Stir Fry

What could be better than chili on a cold winter day? Try this scrumptious chicken and black bean chili. Because it’s made with canned beans, it cooks up super quick […]

Chicken and Black Bean Chili

This is a recipe that we found at Nancy’s Kitchen. To see the original recipe or more like this, go to Ingredients 3 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey […]

Crock Pot Chicken A La King

This is a great chicken soup.  It is much more flavorful than most and yet is easy to make—you can use leftover chicken or turkey and chicken broth. Ingredients 1 […]

Chicken Rice Soup

Ingredients 6 corn tortillas vegetable oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 1 small clove of garlic, minced 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced 1/2 teaspoon taco seasoning or to taste 1 […]

Chicken Enchiladas

3-4 chicken breasts 2 eggs 2 tablespoons water 2 cups panko vegetable oil for frying Lemon Sauce 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup chicken broth 1 teaspoon lemon zest 3 […]

Lemon Chicken