Green Rice (Mexican)

There is a local restaurant that serves green rice, but I don’t think it’s this type. This particular recipe may benefit from the addition of cilantro – it’s your preference. I’d probably top it with cilantro at least. You may also want to replace the Jack cheese with asadero or queso fresco, which are equally … Continue reading

Pilaf with Almonds

Pilaf is typically a rice dish – sometimes made with wheat in place of rice – typified by cooking the rice with herbs in broth. Sometimes it has meat in it, sometimes it’s just the side dish. It is known for having grains that don’t really stick together and are light and fluffy. In America, … Continue reading

Chinese Rice

To me this looks like basic fried rice, but it was considered “Chinese” rice by the original owner of this card. I can think of many ways I would change this, including adding sesame oil, chopped carrot and sesame seeds. There’s no oven temp here, so I’d guess at 325 and check it after 10 … Continue reading

Special Herb Rice

Today’s recipe comes from Martha Randall, a Home Economist for the Ralph’s grocery store chain in California during the 60s and 70s. Ms Randall wrote some cookbooks while employed by Ralph’s and you can find some of them on eBay. Of course in this recipe it specifically calls for Ralph’s branded items and while the … Continue reading

Beef Casserole (Deluxe)

Not just beef casserole, but a deluxe beef casserole…whee! I’m not sure on this one. The beef part sounds fine, but adding cottage and cream cheese just goes in the wrong direction for me.