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Rice

Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage in a bowl with fork and sage leaves

Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage

Instant Pot Cheddar Risotto with Fresh Sage ~ I’m hyperventilating just thinking about sharing this recipe with you  You must try it, the flavor and texture is so luxurious, and all from a handful of common ingredients.  (Did you…

Peach and Cashew Biryani Salad on a metal platter

Peach and Cashew Biryani Salad

Peach and Cashew Biryani Salad ~ barbecues can be pretty staid affairs what with the same old burgers, potato salads, and slaws, so here’s a thought ~ next time you’re asked to bring something, ditch Aunt Rose’s macaroni salad…

Instant Pot Rosé Risotto and 9 other Rosé Recipes

Instant Pot Rosé Risotto and 9 other Rosé Recipes ~ it’s all about the wonderful world of Rosé today, with lots of Valentine worthy inspiration, including a unique rosé wine infused risotto that takes just 6 minutes in your…

Black Rice Salad with Roasted Vegetables

Black Rice Salad with Roasted Vegetables ~  this clean-out-the-fridge salad can be changed up in countless ways depending on what you have around…and it’s proof that leftovers don’t have to be boring!…

Fragrant Toasted Almond Rice Pilaf

My Fragrant Toasted Almond Rice Pilaf is meant for joyful gatherings ~ it has roots in the ancient cuisines of Persia, India, and Turkey, but I guarantee this pretty gluten free vegan dish will thrill everybody around your table,…

Lemony Chicken Biryani is a lush comforting one pot meal ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Lemon Chicken Biryani

This Lemon Chicken Biryani recipe is a delicious gift that comes to us from Persia, via India ~ the fragrant basmati rice is flavored with a blend of spices and the juices from the chicken that cook along with…

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Mejadra (from Jerusalem)

Mejadra (from Jerusalem) ~ are you ready for some serious comfort food, Middle Eastern style?  Mejadra, (or Mujaddara) is a hearty vegan basmati rice and lentil dish that’s sustained Muslims, Christians, and Jews for centuries.…

Mushroom Risotto, the ultimate luxurious vegetarian meal!

Easy Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto ~ This is probably the most voluptuous risotto I’ve ever made.  Thick with both cultivated and wild mushrooms, enriched with cognac, beef stock, and mascarpone cheese, it’s pretty heady stuff.   Pair it with an earthy pinot noir…

Roasted Corn and Saffron Risotto

Roasted Corn and Saffron Risotto ~ if you love fabulous fresh corn you’re going to love this easy vegetarian meal ~ roasting the corn brings out a depth of flavor that makes this easy gluten free risotto irresistible!…

Salmon and Cherry Tomato Skewers over Mexican Green Rice

These Salmon and Cherry Tomato Skewers were last night’s dinner.  I threaded bite sized chunks of salmon onto skewers, alternating with colorful cherry tomatoes.  A light drizzle of olive oil, a good sprinkling of salt and pepper, 10 minutes…

Meyer Lemon Risotto

Meyer Lemon Risotto ~ it’s light, bright, unexpected, and naturally gluten free.  The sweet tart Meyer lemon gives this risotto a vibrant boost.…

Authentic Middle Eastern Saffron Rice

This Authentic Middle Eastern Saffron Rice is a simple pilaf made with saffron scented basmati rice, sultanas, and pine nuts.  It’s a versatile gluten free and vegan side dish. I’m excited to be participating in the virtual launch of…

Persian Jeweled Rice

Persian Jeweled Rice is a spectacular rice pilaf topped with colorful gem-like fruits and nuts.  This popular Middle Eastern wedding dish is a celebration in itself ~ it’s gluten free, vegan, and incredibly delicious!…

Indian Style Saffron Rice

Indian Style Saffron Rice ~ this naturally gluten free basmati pilaf gets its golden color from saffron and turmeric, and lots of flavor and texture from pistachios, mustard seeds and coriander seeds. Golden raisins add a hint of sweetness.…

Risotto with Mixed herbs in a bowl with lemon and sage

Risotto with Mixed Herbs

Risotto with Mixed Herbs ~ a creamy risotto is a welcome meal in any season, but when you infuse it with lots of fresh herbs from the garden it’s a special treat!  This is an easy vegetarian side dish…

Spicy Tangerine Chicken with Black Rice on a black plate with chopsticks

Spicy Tangerine Chicken with Black Rice

Spicy Tangerine Chicken with Black Rice is an authentic Asian recipe with fabulous flavor, and the black rice makes it extra special!…

Kedgeree

Kedgeree is classic British comfort food made with basmati rice, smoked fish, hard cooked eggs, and lots of exotic spices — it’s versatile, too, eat it for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner!…