My New Kitchen (and Curried Brown Rice)
As I’ve mentioned about a million times, Brian and I recently moved to a new apartment. I’d just like to share with you my old kitchen:
It was a shared kitchen/dining area, but as far as the kitchen’s concerned, that was it. All our appliances, dishes, bakeware, glasses, mugs, pots, pans AND food were kept in these cabinets. It was a little cozy.
This is my new kitchen:
More cabinets (though the perspective on this picture is a little difficult). Definitely more drawers. Lots more counter space. What’s that behind the door in the lower right corner?
Oh, it’s a pantry! A whole closet in which to store food (and my reusable shopping bags and apron collection)! Imagine that!
Needless to say, Brian and I (probably mostly me) are greatly enjoying our new kitchen. It’s nice to not have to empty out an entire cabinet to access what we need.
If you’re looking for something to cook in your kitchen, I highly recommend Curried Brown Rice with Tomatoes and Peas, as recently seen on Cheap Healthy Good. The dish was cheap and healthy and good, as expected, plus you can read about her worst date ever. I’d never made anything with brown rice before, but since it’s baked in the oven it’s pretty impossible to mess up. I used regular curry powder, since I’m too cheap to buy anything I don’t have to, and it still tasted great…though now I really want to try it with Madras curry. Brian and I don’t like peas, so I subsituted assorted frozen veggies for the peas.