CATEGORY: Rice
Salmon and Avocado Poke Bowl

Salmon and Avocado Poke Bowl

Do you have a ripe avocado ready?
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Who needs a roux? Dry toasted flour makes a thickening paste, instead.
Sticky Rice with Chinese Sausage; Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce

Sticky Rice with Chinese Sausage; Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce

Recently, I took the "Dumpling Tour of Sunset Park" (thanks Ellen!) and couldn't help coming home with some fantastic Chinese ingredients of my own.
Turkey and Zucchini Burgers with Green Onion and Cumin; Basmati and Wild Rice with Chickpeas, Currants and Herbs

Turkey and Zucchini Burgers with Green Onion and Cumin; Basmati and Wild Rice with Chickpeas, Currants and Herbs

"Serve at room temperature." This is the phrase that makes any recipe appealing.
Golden Chicken with Cilantro-Cashew Pesto and Coconut Rice

Golden Chicken with Cilantro-Cashew Pesto and Coconut Rice

I've been here before. It's that comfortable place where marinating chicken in yogurt guarantees moist deliciousness.
Pan-Seared Salmon with Miso Watercress Pesto and Lentil-Black Rice Salad

Pan-Seared Salmon with Miso Watercress Pesto and Lentil-Black Rice Salad

Happy food? I giggled at the notion of black rice leading to "increased optimism."
Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice

Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice

Chicken drumsticks are as appealing as lollipops and cotton candy: no need to pitch these to your audience because they're guaranteed winners at the table.
Paella-Stuffed Squash; Five-Spice Red Cabbage Salad

Paella-Stuffed Squash; Five-Spice Red Cabbage Salad

Oh, the winter squashes. If you're lucky (like me) there are many colorful, bulging varieties to choose from right now.