rice and grains

fried rice with chicken

fried rice with chicken

I’m not going to lie to you.  It’s been a bit of a tough January.  I’m with everyone else as far as the beginning of January goes…I love the fresh start of a new year and I love the slow down after the busy season of Christmas.  But now that it’s the third week of … more

basic fried rice

basic fried rice

To be honest with you, I have been having a lot of trouble coming up with things to eat.  I have no explanation for this because I have an entire list of 200 something recipes here on this site, many of which are actual things I could make for dinner.  But so often I have … more

zucchini risotto

zucchini risotto

It is no secret that I want to be a writer.  Or rather, that I am a writer.  I am always writing out little essays or stories.  I wrote a few months ago about what I am learning about being a writer, about how I am taking out a notebook and sitting down as often … more

farro with mushrooms

farro with mushrooms

{We are off to Italy right now, but I wanted to leave at least something to be read while we’re away.  If you want to follow along on the trip, I’m trying my best to post on instagram when we have data/internet connections available.} It’s a problem I know we all have: the stuff that gets lost/forgotten … more