Sides

Crave-worthy Brussels Sprouts

18 January 2012

1 lb. Brussels Sprouts 1 tsp. sambal chili paste 1 tsp. fish sauce 1/2 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. sesame oil 1 tbs. rice wine vinegar 1 tbs. mirin 1 tbs. soy sauce 1 tbs. water 2 tbs. olive oil slivered almonds (or  toasted sesame seeds) few sprigs of mint 1. Remove bottom stems and quarter […]

The BEST Reheated Take-Out Rice

27 September 2010

1/2 cup light coconut milk 1/4 c. chicken broth (or water) 1 tsp. ground ginger 1 tbs minced cilantro 1 box take-out rice 1. Place coconut milk, broth, ginger, and cilantro in a medium sized saucepan over medium-high heat.  Heat until simmering. Add rice and stir well.  Continue stirring until rice is hot. Simple as […]

Caramelized Indian Carrots

24 September 2010

1 tbs. olive oil 1 tbs. agave syrup 1 tbs. fresh ginger, grated 1 tbs. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. coriander 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 medium red onion 5 large carrots, sliced 1. In a small bowlcombine olive oil, ginger, lemon juice, coriander, cumin, and salt. Stir until well blended. 2. In […]

Southwest Bean and Corn Salad

12 June 2010

2/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. white sugar 1 tsp. ground pepper 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. chili powder 1/8 tsp. cayenne powder 2 tbs. fresh cilantro, minced 2 cups black beans 2 cups corn 1 – 2 jalepenos, minced 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, […]