Instant Pot Chicken & Rice

Chicken & Rice is ready in 30 minutes when you fix it in the Instant Pot. This is a complete stick to your ribs meal. There is very little prep time, the rice was cooked and the chicken was not dried out at all. I received an Instant Pot for Christmas. I tried my first recipe in it a week […]

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Rice and Beef Stew

What a delicious Rice and Beef Stew this turned out to be! This tasted as good as it looks, was very easy to make and a great way to use up left over rice. A nice hearty dish for the winter or any time of the year! This recipe serves four nice size servings. Source: Adapted from Favorite Brand Name […]

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Louisiana Jambalaya

This is my version of Louisiana Jambalaya. I used rotisserie chicken and smoked kielbasa (or andouille) instead of seafood. There are so many wonderful vegetables in this dish that are combined with the meat and rice….. you have to try it! It has a kick with the pepper and cayenne pepper but just enough to taste delicious!   Ingredients   […]

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Flavored Rice

Do you fix your rice with water? I’m sure many of you will not be surprised by this post and you have made it this way many times. However, I have followers that are just learning to cook or do not cook that often and may not know this. If you want to eat a basic white rice, then just […]

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Spanish Rice

  Don’t ever buy store bought Spanish Rice again! This is so easy and cheap to make and it was really delicious! I already had all of the ingredients and there is nothing special you need to buy. It makes about four cups so there is enough for the entire family. Adapted from http://www.lilluna.com   Ingredients   If you use […]

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Corned Beef Soup

I had this wonderful looking corned beef that we bought on sale. I wanted to make something different with it and for those that follow me, well you know how I like to make soup. So I thought, why not create a Corned Beef Soup!   I thought this was a pretty good buy since I love corned beef! Seems […]

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Vegetable Rice Soup

I had four cups of rice leftover from making rice pudding and I needed to use it up. It was another one of those days that I didn’t want any meat. My husband was working and I have had my two grandchildren since Thursday night. They wanted pizza so I decided to make myself this Vegetable Rice Soup. Now those […]

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Rice Pudding

This Rice Pudding recipe tastes just like the old fashion Rice Pudding your Grandma use to make. Whether you like it with or without the raisins, it tastes wonderful! You make this with medium grain rice instead of the traditional long grain rice and then cook it on the stove top into a delicious Rice Pudding! Ingredients   In a […]

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Poor Man’s Chow Mein

This is a delicious one dish meal that is easy to make even for beginners. My husband called this a delicious stick to your ribs meal that is very filling. Poor Man’s Chow Mein has been around for many years and will feed a large family at a very reasonable cost. Poor Man’s Chow Mein is made with ground beef […]

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Savory Rice

Back in th 1970’s I went to work for the Gas Company. I was a teller at the time and once a month the company printed off a free recipe that we passed out to our customers. This Savory Rice recipe was one of those recipes that I adapted to my own taste. It is absolutely fantastic and easy to […]

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Pork Fried Rice

I made pork chops the other day and I had plenty left over so I decided to make Pork Fried Rice to use them up. Of course you can use this same recipe and make chicken, ham or even shrimp fried rice. Whatever meat you want to add is fine. If you fix rice for a meal, make extra. Put […]

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Easy Chicken & Rice

How many times have you come home and you don’t have any idea what you will make for supper? This is one of my go to recipes when that happens to me. This Campbell’s Soup recipe can be made up in just minutes and ready from the oven to your plate in about an hour.  However, in my case, it usually takes longer to […]

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