Enjoying Shrimp and Creamy Spinach Feta Rice – thanks to Miss Arkansas Rice (and my mom)!

Last week’s new recipe came from Miss Arkansas Rice (via an article forwarded to me by my parents, who live in Arkansas). Sponsored by the Arkansas Rice Council, Arkansas Farm Bureau and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, the purpose of the Miss Arkansas Rice program is to “encourage interest in rice cookery and rice promotion … Continue reading

Winner, Winner – Chicken Dinner: Apricot Chicken Breasts and Almond Rice Pilaf

Article first published as Apricot Chicken Breasts and Almond Rice Pilaf on Blogcritics. I flipped open The Texas Experience: Friendship & Food Texas Style and landed on the page with this recipe for Apricot Chicken Breasts. It looked simple enough to prepare (one of my criteria for weeknight meals) so I added it to the week’s menu. The … Continue reading

Best-Ever Chicken Fajita Chowder

This recipe is featured in the February & March 2011 issue of Taste of Home magazine. I was attracted by the photo and the relative simplicity of the recipe. It did, indeed, come together easily and the combination of green enchilada sauce, sour cream, cheese and rice gave the soup what I can only describe as a … Continue reading