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Bougie Girl In The Kitchen: Low Impact Paella

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I am craving an exotic dish, but after shelling money for rent, utilities, and student loans…there’s not a lot of cash left for fancy ingredients. Outside, the weather is damp and rainy. I am not inspired to take on the elements for the sake of a meal. It is my pantry to the rescue!

Upon further investigation of my larder, I find a bag of brown rice, a yellow onion, sliced green olives, mushrooms, shrimp (already cooked), extra virgin olive oil, a lemon, and chicken broth.

I start by heating up a pot full of water. After the water has reached a boiling point, next I carefully pour in the cup of brown rice. As the brown rice simmers on the stovetop, I rinse the yellow onion and mushrooms. After the yellow onion and mushrooms are chopped, I heat up a medium sized pan of extra virgin olive oil.

Next, I gently place the shrimp into the pan , letting them simmer on a low flame for a few minutes. Then, I add in the…

Bougie Girl In The Kitchen: My Inner Foodie