Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Aah leftovers. We had a lot. I knew the turkey would eventually become turkey salad but I also knew that would be a lot of turkey salad. So, while Chris made the salad, I pondered on soup versus chili.  After a check of fridge contents, I went the soup route, primarily because I had unintentionally… Continue reading Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

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Rice Pilaf the Geek Way

Standing in line at Target the other day, I noticed the Food Network magazine. Apparently it comes out on a regular basis but I’ve never noticed it before. This issue is the Thanksgiving galore edition with 50 versions of mashed potatoes. Since I’m probably hosting Turkey Day again this year, I need to start working… Continue reading Rice Pilaf the Geek Way

Arroz con Pollo

I borrowed this recipe from Elise, over at Simply Recipes. Some modifications for serving size and timeliness along with what was handy. Arroz Con Pollo Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 package boneless skinless chicken breast, patted dry (approx 3 breast halves with tenderloins) 1/2 cup of flour for dredging Salt Freshly ground black pepper… Continue reading Arroz con Pollo

Making it up as I go along, part deux

Now this, I really did just make up as I went along. I had to make a dish to pass for Thursday’s holiday luncheon at work. I planned to make something like the squash risotto but then I just did not feel like doing all the stirring required. And cutting up a hard, awkwardly shaped… Continue reading Making it up as I go along, part deux