Chorizo Paella

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I feel so blessed that Topanga is a non-shedding dog. Her gorgeous mane is one of the many reasons she’s the perfect pup.

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But it’s getting warmer so the child requested some hair maintenance. Garr & I weighed our options. Do we spend $50 at the groomer or do we dare try something different? Something we have never dared to do. Cut her hair ourselves…

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Seeing as I’m thrifty as all get out, I decided we’d give it a go. & when I say we, I mean Garr will cut her hair. & thus, Gawwy’s Homemade Haiwcuts was born.

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I really thought he’d be able to pull this off, but our poor child looks like that naked cat in the Austin Powers movies. I’m like a little embarrassed by the sight of her. I guess we’ll just have to take her out after dark so the neighbors don’t see.

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As a mother, I should tell her that looks don’t matter, but she’s just really frightening…

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Time: 1 hour (prep + cooking) | Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. of chorizo
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cups of brown basmati rice
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp. of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. of smoked paprika
  • Pinch of saffron threads
  • S+P, to taste

How to:

  • Cook chorizo in a large pan over medium heat
  • Remove from pan onto a paper towel-lined plate
  • Add onion + S+P to the pan, cook for 3 minutes
  • Add peppers + S+P, cook for another 3
  • Add tomatoes + chorizo back to the pan
  • Add rice + smoked paprika + saffron threads, coat well
  • Add stock + cover, cooking for 20 minutes or until stock is absorbed + rice tender
  • Add in peas + cilantro + S+P, cook another 5 minutes
  • Serve with extra cilantro
  • Smash face into plate
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13 thoughts on “Chorizo Paella

  1. Emma says:

    Your dog looks cute. They all look a bit naked when they’re newly clipped. Must give the paella a try, I do love me a good paella.

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  2. Carol Lau says:

    Recipe looks great, I’ll have to try. Poor pup – the difference between a good haircut and a bad haircut is a few weeks 🙂

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