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Arroz Verde con Piña ©Rhonda Adkins 2013-2

Arroz Verde con Piña (Green Rice with Pineapple)

Last month I taught a cooking class, it was Mexican cooking.  Not your standard heavy Tex-Mex loaded with cheese, sauces and sour cream.  Our theme was Mexi-light, Mexi-easy, Mexi-delicious.  We started off with the basics, salsa and guacamole and then things got better. Taking my cues from Baja and the Yucatan region we started off […]

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Boca Chica Shrimp

I wasn’t sure if I would be able to do it with 11 hour school days, but if you love something enough you manage to find the time!  I’m referring to Secret Recipe Club,  The club where bloggers are secretly assigned another blog and cook one of their recipes and then it’s revealed on a […]

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General Tso’s Chicken-Healthy Version

We love Chinese food, lets face it, Chinese take-out is fun!  Unfortunately  the only Chinese offered in Great Falls is marginally good and most of it is deep fried and greasy.  I still enjoy it though, however, the next day I have a fierce thirst.  I need to drink a gallon of water to try […]

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Orange Tarragon Basmati Rice

I love it when the aroma of a dish evokes a mood or a sense of place.  It also amazes me how a few simple ingredients can make a dish powerful.  Rice is virtually a blank palate ready for an artist to turn the humble grains into something memorable. For this blank palate I choose […]

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Soupa Avgolemono (Greek Lemon Chicken Soup)

My final post in a 3 part series.  Soupa Avegolemono is traditionally made with eggs, chicken broth, rice or a small pasta like orzo with out the addition of chicken.  Although not traditional in the purist sense, many Greek restaurants serve Soupa Avgolemono with chicken in it.  In my version, I’ve omitted the eggs because […]

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Rice Pilaf with Vegetables

Part 2 of my 3 part post:  I tweeted and facebooked asking for suggestions to go with my Crispy Roasted Lemon Chicken, I got some great suggestions.  My mom suggested rice pilaf,  the suggestion reminded me that I have not made rice pilaf an eons, so I was excited to make it again.  I also […]

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