Side Dishes

Green Rice

Well, the inevitable happened and I finally got sick. It’s been a long time since I was last sick, and I’ve somehow evaded multiple sicknesses that have been going around in the previous months. However, since Christmas I’ve managed to get sick twice. I blame the unhealthy holiday food and a lack of exercise, as… Continue reading Green Rice

Side Dishes

Wild Rice and Vegetable Pilaf

Fall is in full swing. The tree in our front yard is a gorgeous red color, and although our gargantuan backyard cottonwood has already dropped a ton of leaves, there is an alarming amount still on the tree. The house I grew up in had a large yard with lots of leaves, so raking leaves always… Continue reading Wild Rice and Vegetable Pilaf

Appetizers · Side Dishes

Sesame Shishito Peppers

This morning marks one week since we returned from our vacation in Oahu, and my brain is finally starting to return to reality. The first few days after the vacation was over, I missed Hawaii so much it was almost like I was in a daze. It was without a doubt the best vacation I’ve… Continue reading Sesame Shishito Peppers

Side Dishes

Cilantro Lime Basmati Rice

This is my favorite rice recipe, and I fix it all the time. It’s perfect for burritos, burrito bowls, or as a simple side dish. After trying Chipotle for the first time in high school, I quickly went about finding a copycat of their delicious rice. Though the other elements of their burritos are tasty,… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Basmati Rice