Brown, white, basmati, risotto, jasmine, black, and wild are common varieties of rice.
Who needs a paella pan? A large skillet stands in for the wide, shallow two-handled cookware in this quick veggie-laden version of the classic Spanish rice dish. Just like its pasta namesake, Paella Primavera lends itself to endless variation. You can substitute zucchini for ...read more
The ultra-versatile combination of rice and lentils can be served as a protein-rich side dish or an easy entrée. Green French lentils, which hold their shape when cooked, will give the dish a firmer texture, while softer red lentils will give it a creamier, dal-like consistency. ...read more
Sweet and savory, this fragrant, colorful side dish can be served hot or at room temperature. Garam masala, the spice mix used for flavor, is a curry-powder-like blend from Northern India. If you don’t have any on hand, substitute 1 teaspoon curry powder. ...read more
When you learn how easy and inexpensive it is to make your own sushi rolls, you’ll never pick up another store-bought sushi platter for a party again. We’ve kept these rolls simple and small for party serving and eating ease. Serve with gluten-free tamari, pickled ginger, wasabi, ...read more
Isadora Lassance, also known as Izzy, is the passionate recipe developer, photographer, and writer behind the blog She Likes Food (shelikesfood.com). Lassance loves to get creative with vegetarian recipes, like this one, that use whole foods. ...read more
Rather than use meat substitutes, we turned to pecans to give this gumbo its “meaty” heft and a hit of protein. As they cook, the pecans become tender and chewy while lending the sauce a hint of nutty flavor. Feel free to spice things up with extra Cajun seasoning and hot sauce. ...read more
These make an easy party hors d’oeuvre. Both the meatballs and the sauce can be prepared the day before. ...read more