Happy Thanksgiving!

IMG_80582This is me hoping everyone had a great day and has at least one reason to be thankful. I’m thankful for the roof over my head and food on the table. Also, friends and family that I love and get to share life with.
I had a not-so-tradition lunch/dinner with a few friends and family. Gizzard coconut rice, spicy grilled chicken, baked spicy garlic potatoes, spicy gizzards & beef, coleslaw and cornbread mini-muffins. It was worth the hours spent in the kitchen.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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Coconut Thai Rice.



  • 1 cup thai jasmine rice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp ginger (finely minced or powder)
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Rinse rice under running cold water until it runs clear. Drain.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic and ginger until softened. Add coconut milk and water then bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, stir in rice, cover and let simmer for 20-25mins until tender and liquid free.
  • Remove pan from heat and let sit for about 5mins then stir in salt with a fork.
Your coconut rice is ready to be served with any side of your choice. See HONEY-GLAZED GRILLED CHICKEN.
**Don’t be boxed in by a recipe, spice your food to taste. Make your meal yours**