Take 5 for Students: Barley with Smoky Paprika Chicken

Take 5: Onions, chicken, smoked paprika, barley, tomatoes. This is a one-dish dinner. I love barley and happily use it instead of rice in a recipe like this. I find barley nutty and chewy – it also takes longer to eat, so perhaps we eat a little less than we’d be tempted to do with… [Read More]

Take 5 for Students: Rice and Peas in a Box

Take 5: Arborio rice, chicken stock, bacon, frozen peas, cheese. This is the kind of recipe that can be made with very limited cooking facilities. I had a microwave and only a square plastic box to cook in, but managed a satisfying one-dish supper. “One dish” takes on a new meaning. Put about 1 ½… [Read More]