Fancy up your brown rice by cooking it with tiny black lentils. You’ll get lots of advantages from little effort: more protein, less greenhouse-gas emissions, more flavor, and less arsenic. Thanks to my friend Elise for the inspiration. She cooks lentils and rice together, then tops the mix with stir-fries, salads, or roasted vegetables for […]
Stuff this flavorful winter squash with a sweet-and-savory rice mix to get a company-level main dish in minutes. Stuffed kabocha squash is fast enough for a busy weeknight and festive enough for Thanksgiving or other fall holiday meals. Just make extra brown rice a night or two before so you can delight everyone at your table, including people who don’t like onions or garlic or those on vegan, fat-free, or gluten-free diets.
Horchata is a cold, creamy, usually dairy-free drink often made with rice, cinnamon, sweetener, and water. Some recipes add almonds or other nuts and even cows’ milk for a richer, creamier beverage. I can’t believe how easy it is to make at home using leftover rice! By using cooked rice instead of raw rice, you […]