Fried Cauliflower Rice

If you go online and search for rice-based recipes, there are myriad options. It’s totally overwhelming. Did you know there are more than 40,000 different rice varieties? However, in my research online, I kept finding different variations of one recipe that totally peaked my interest: Cauliflower Fried Rice. At first I mistakenly thought the recipe was a rice dish with bits of roasted cauliflower—a vegetable that is totally underrated in my household. However, Cauliflower Rice doesn’t contain rice at all. The “rice” part of the dish is … [Read more...]

Chicken Fried Rice

This recipe is inspired from my Teppanyaki Be-the-Chef training at Benihana last month. Now that I've made chicken fried rice on a legitimate habachi grill at the restaurant, I've got the confidence to replicate the dish on my little 4 burner gas grill. Trust me, this dish is better than take out and can be served as a main course with the addition of chicken. The key to this rice is the integration of sesame oil, egg and day-old rice. I planned ahead and used a rice-cooker to cook the rice to peak fluffy perfection and stored it in … [Read more...]

Friday-Food-Frenzy: COOL Dishes for HOT Summer Days

With the weekend upon us, and the temperature mounting, I scoured MyJudytheFoodie for some recipes that'll provide a cool relief to the sweltering heat.  For the week's Friday-Food-Frenzy items, you'll get to enjoy two very quick and easy side dishes that will compliment any meal.  We've dealt with part of the meal planning for you.  Just print out the recipes, put them in your back pocket and try them this weekend alongside your barbecue.  And, don't forget to write in and tell us what you think (do you prefer Judy's Cole Slaw with Grapes and … [Read more...]