Category Archives: Side Dishes

Mexican Rice

I’ve always used Mahatna long-grain for these types of spiced-rice dishes but they can be a bit tricky.  This time, I used Uncle Ben’s and every grain was cooked perfectly. Ingredients: 3 cups of Uncle Ben’s white long grain rice 6 cups of chicken stock 1 tablespoon of olive oil 10 cloves of garlic, chopped...

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Gruyere and Spinach Strata

This is a great side or main dish which can be varied up with different ingredients.  You can combine asparagus with turkey, ham and swiss, pancetta and mushrooms… there are endless possibilities.  I prepared this as a side dish to a fish so I didn’t feel the need to include a protein.  It’s best to...

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