Monday, February 16, 2009

President's Day

I remember when we used to have two holidays in February - Lincoln's Birthday and Washington's Birthday. Sure do miss those days.
I decided to attack the wall facing the living room , and I am one step closer now to having the second floor finished. :) It looks nice, doesn't it?
I am posting early because I am waiting for my rice to cook. I hope it tastes as good as it smells.
Tara's President's Day Rice:
2T Avocado Oil
1 medium onion, chopped
5cloves of garlic smashed through press
1 cup rice
2cups water
2 bay leaves
1inch cinnamon stick
1t cumin
salt and pepper to taste

Heat the avocado oil in whatever you normally cook rice in. Add onions and garlic. Saute until cooked, about 5min. Add the rice continue to saute for another 3 minutes. Add the bay leaves and cinnamon stick. Add the water. Sprinkle cumin on top of water, add salt and pepper to taste. Turn heat to low and allow to simmer 20 minutes. I'm planning on adding a bit of cheese and eating this with some refried beans. I can't decide if I need to add some tomato sauce.

1 comment:

Darcy said...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who remembers that extra holiday in Feb. Your kitchen is coming along nicely!