Strawberry Romaine Salad

Strawberry Romaine Salad (courtesy of AllRecipes Dinner Tonight Cookbook) Salad Mix (1 head romaine lettuce, 2 bunches of fresh spinach) 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1/4 cup milk 2 tablespoons poppy seeds In a large salad bowl, combine the romaine, spinach, and strawberries. […]

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice 1 cup uncooked rice (not instant rice) 2 tablespoons oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 medium white onion, chopped (omitted because of personal taste) 2 ripe plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped (I omitted this ingredient because I didn’t have any tomatoes) 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 cup chicken broth or beef […]

Lemony Rice Pilaf

Lemony Rice Pilaf (Courtesy of Recipezaar) 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, preferably canola oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 1 1/2 cups long grain white rice 3 cups chicken stock (vegetable stock makes this vegetarian/vegan) 1 grated lemon, rind of 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup coarsely chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley fresh ground pepper […]