Author Archives: Randy Hill

Randy Hill

About Randy Hill

I live in New England and write about cooking meals for one. Follow Randy Hill on Google+.

Classic Red Beans and Rice for One

Revisited an old recipe that I created almost 20 years ago when I realized that a full pot of Red Beans was too much food for two and that I didn’t want to wait until I had leftover ham to … Continue reading

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Almost a month and no posts?

Hard to believe that it’s been almost a month since my last post.  Between getting busy at work, busy over Christmas, taking an online course and having my son’s come home from college, there wasn’t much time left for experimenting … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Hot Roux

Finally found the perfect Shrimp Étouffée recipe.  This one is from a Junior League cookbook from Monroe County, Louisiana and uses a classic roux followed by the trinity of onions, green peppers, and celery to capture that deep rich flavor I was looking … Continue reading

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Almost back to Meals for One

Well, Thanksgiving found me with a full house with both of my son’s home from college, so no meals for one here 🙂 Tonight was a meal for two, cooked up some tandori chicken, spiced rice, and a variation on … Continue reading

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Lentils & Eggplant

I’ve decided to try to get more vegetables into my dinners, so what could be better then an Indian dish with Lentils or Eggplant? Now I have to confess I’ve never actually had an Indian dish with Lentils or Eggplant, … Continue reading

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Love-Hate Relationship with Chipotle Chiles en adobo

After two failed attempts to down-size a Taco Casserole recipe that uses Chipotle Chiles en adobo, I realize that I’ve entered into a love-hate relationship with that tiny can of roasted chiles.  I love the rich smokey depth that it … Continue reading

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