Chicken Curry and Rice for 6-Happy Friday!

Happy Friday everyone!

Chicken curry for 6 people

3 chicken breast, no skin, no bones

3 large carrots peeled

3 stalks of celery

1 large yellow onion

2 cans of coconut milk

2 Tblsp curry powder

3 or 4 dried red chilies

1 Tblsp turmeric powder

½ tblsp garlic powder

A handful of cilantro, chopped

½ teaspoon Salt

Pepper to taste

 Cut the chicken breast into bite size pieces ( cut one breast lengthwise, than ½ inch strips cross wise), put into a bowl and put back in the fridge.

Peel onion and carrots, cut all vegetables to same bite size, pour coconut milk into large pan, add the curry, turmeric, garlic and salt, stir, let this boil for a minute, taste it for curry flavor, if more is needed add more to your liking.  Add the vegetables, add salt and pepper and cook for about 20 minutes, or until vegetables are done.  Taste it again.  Add chicken in the end and cook very low, as this will prevent the chicken to be dry.

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Cook white rice

 Any short kernel rice will due, but I use Calrose medium kernel rice.  For 6 people I take 2 cups of rice, put into a large pan and rinse this rice in cold water.  Stir and pour the water out, repeat this process until the water is clear, 3 or 4 times.

 Add water to this pot, put your index finger just on top of the rice, and fill water up to your first knuckle.   Cover the pan and heat, high heat.  When it boils turn it down to low and cook over about 20 minutes.  It will be kind of sticky and all that moisture should be used up.

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And Bon Apetit

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Promenade Playhouse and Conservatory

Hi all,

Got acting? Promenade Playhouse and Conservatory does! This pass Tuesday, U and I met up with a new school we’re going to work with. It is a great school that offers a variety of acting related courses like accent reduction, screen writing, or improvisation. The school is located in Santa Monica on 3rd Street Promenade. The staff is friendly and has alumni in the industry. Check them out: Promenade Playhouse and Conservatory.  

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Friday the 13th…Muhahaha

Happy Friday the 13th all,

Today U and I went to have lunch at Daikokuya on Sawtelle. This is one of the five locations of this delicious Ramen place. I had a bowl of their spicy miso ramen and U had the regular bowl. Full of flavor and topped with tender pork, this bowl of ramen receives two thumbs up from. Also, since we’re talking about ramen in the LA area, the ramen festival is also, in Torrence. 

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Labor Day…Fun at U’s

Hi all,

Here are some pictures of Labor Day at U’s home. Of course the festivities come complete with U’s menu of: juicy pork ribs, potato salad made with beef broth, pasta salad, with chicken, tomatoes, red onions, and seasoned rice vinegar and dill, grilled vegetables seasoned with balsamic vinegar, deviled eggs, grilled chicken breast pieces with teriyaki sauce.

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Perfect Summer Time Food: Grilled Veggies

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Grilled vegetables for 4 people

 One red bell pepper, cut into inch squares

One yellow bell pepper, cut into inch squares

One yellow onion, cut into half, than half again and each quarter into half again ( 8 pieces total)

Eight white mushrooms cut in half

One Italian zucchini, cut into qtr inch slices, length wise

1 Tbl spoon of herbs de Province

Some garlic powder

2 or more Tbl spoons of vegetable oil

1 to 2 Tbl spoon Balsamic Vinegar

Salt and pepper

 Cut all vegetables into bite size, put them into a large bowl

Add about a table spoon of herbs de province and some garlic powder

Add the oil and mix well.

 Heat the grill on low to medium heat and put a piece of aluminum foil on top of the grill, so that the pieces don’t fall through.  Cover grill, but check every few minutes.  Turn vegetables until all sides are a bit burnt and cooked through.  It takes maybe about 20 minutes.

After the vegetables are done, add a little balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper to your taste.

Bon Appetit,

J&U

You always have time for pizza time!

Hi all,

Hope you had an amazing Labor Day weekend. I know we did 🙂 This weekend was U birthday! It was hot in Los Angeles and everyone was at the beach soaking up some sun. 

I know we always put recipes on this blog from U but we’re going to give her a little break. Today I’m going to share a recipe I found on Tablespoon.com. This easy and yummy pizza dish is great when you want something quick. Check it out here on Tablespoon.

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