Enjoy Homemade Mexican Rice – Just as Good as the Restaurant!

cooked Mexican rice in pan

Mexican rice is a delicious and easy side dish to accompany tacos, fill burritos, or otherwise enhance your Mexican style meal. This dish is perfect for a quick and easy dinner! At a Mexican restaurant, the side of rice and beans is pretty standard, right? And when you’re there, it might not seem like such […]

How to Make Perfect Baked Rice in the Oven

baked rice in baking dish with fork

Learn to bake rice in the oven so that you have a quick and easy side dish without a lot of hassle. This method produces perfect rice every time! I can’t make rice. My rice never turns out. I don’t know what it is, but I just can’t make good rice. Have you ever said […]

Easy Jalapeno Poppers with Rice and Bacon

Enjoy the classic jalapeno poppers appetizers without getting flamed by the heat. In this easy jalapeno poppers recipe, rice and dairy tame the flames, while bacon keeps it flavorful. I love, love, LOVE jalapeno poppers. They are the ultimate game day food or addition to your New Year’s feasting. They’re easy to make, take just a […]

Pinto Beans And Rice

bean and rice bowl with chips and toppings

Pinto beans and rice are a good cheap eat, especially when you top them with chips, salsa, and some other goodies. They make a filling meal to help you save money and eat well. We eat homemade pinto beans and rice at least once a week for dinner. Sometimes they are side dishes, but often […]

Easy Mediterranean Chicken Bowl

Enjoy an easy lunch with this Easy Mediterranean Chicken Bowl. It’s packed with flavor and late summer produce. And it’s super-packable. As you might know by now, Bowl Meals are some of my favorites. You don’t need to stand on ceremony with a bowl meal; you just dig in. No fancy accoutrements necessary. Bowl Meals […]

Chicken Burrito Bowls with Chipotle Crema

Forget the fancy taco shop and it’s high priced burrito bowls. You can make your own — better and for less! Pack these Chicken Burrito Bowls with Chipotle Crema for lunch this week. For years a fancy pants taco shop has been my go-to for Sunday lunch. I can order online and pick up a […]

Simple Brown Rice Pilaf Recipe

Serve up an easy side dish tonight with this Simple Brown Rice Pilaf. Based on whole grain and packed with flavor, it’s a great supporting actor. Rice pilaf is one of my go-to side dishes. Hubs could eat the whole pan himself. There’s just something about the combination of butter, onion, rice, and chicken broth […]

8 Great Rice Dishes You Should Try

vegetable fried rice

Rice is a good cheap eat! Not only that, it tastes great, is gluten-free, and serves as a great base for any number of delectable dinners. Check out these 8 great rice dishes for inspiration. I grew up eating simple boiled rice or the wide variety of Rice-a-Roni boxed mixes. I’m still stunned that my […]