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Rice Recipes

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Doggy-Bag Yields a Hearty Duck Risotto

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.23.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The restaurant Balthazar, in New York's SoHo, opened in 1997. Nearly 20 years on, Jackie and I ate there for the first time a couple of weeks ago; tha...

The Best Way To Use Leftover Rice

La Dolce Vita | Jessica Kane | Posted 08.03.2016 | Travel

Just call it “sun rice.” Rice and its summer versions are one of Italy’s most popular dishes in the hottest months of the year. While in winter ...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Not Enough Rice Pudding For Two? Make a Tart to Serve Six

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.13.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Jackie and I have been eating quite a lot of rice pudding this summer, partly because it is one of the best things to eat with rhubarb or strawberry-r...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Leftover Salad? Get Out Your Skillet

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Part of the fun with this mixed-salad fried rice was that, even though shriveled in the heat, each of the greens retained its own flavor. Running into a leaf of arugula made us smile; a sorrel leaf provoked an ear-to-ear grin.

(Not Yet) Cooking Off the Cuff: Gearing Up for Fermentation

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.23.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Just 36 hours ago, Jackie and I got back from three and a half weeks in Hong Kong and Japan, full of new and renewed taste memories that will surely influence what we cook and eat at home.

Here's What To Do With Your Leftover Rice

The Kitchn | Posted 02.23.2016 | Taste
The Kitchn

I don't know about you, but if there was a competition for most-used appliance in my kitchen, my waffle iron would easily come in last place. In fact,...

Cooking Off The Cuff: Pirog Or Kulebiaka, It's A Most Savory Pie

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.16.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I know it still sounds like a lot of work, but it isn't so bad averaged out over two or three days. And it makes a good eight portions, so there'll be delicious leftovers.

Scientists Have Figured Out How to Significantly Reduce the Calories in Rice

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Scientists have figured out a way for you to eat white rice without the guilt.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Meatless Fried Rice, But With Something To Chew On

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.27.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This gingery dish, with its sweet, star-anise-scented, chewy carrots and comforting eggs, has a way of making us happy.

17 Brown Rice Recipes That Won't Bore You To Death

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Taste

We promise they won't put you to sleep.

With Risotto, It's Never Too Late To Learn

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.25.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

With this single, simple enhancement -- stirring harder and faster -- you will find your risottos gaining the perfect consistency that is too often missing, even in restaurants.

The Easiest Way To Make Fried Rice

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste

If you have leftover rice and a refrigerator with some things in it, a delicious fried rice can be yours. This smart and simple recipe comes f...

Cooking Off The Cuff: An Autumnal Risotto Inspired by... Twitter

Edward Schneider | Posted 12.15.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I thought about a paella but knew I'd deploy too many flavors that could mask the key ingredients. Risotto, then, seemed the way to go.

Do You Need A Special Rice Cooker To Make Brown Rice?

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.26.2014 | Taste

It's time we know once and for all.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Peas And Rice With A Twist Of Lettuce

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This is a big annual event for Jackie and me, and our first pea-season dinner is usually... peas.

Cooking Off The Cuff: Waiting For Spring With A Triple-Carrot Risotto

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.16.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

No, this risotto doesn't taste traditionally Italian -- just delicious.

Rice Bowls Make Cooking Dinner Stupid Easy

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Taste

There are days when dinner has to be easy -- like Monday through Friday, every week out of the year. There's nothing that we want to do less after a l...

Cooking Off The Cuff: Lessons Learned From A Kitchen Failure

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

I'd assumed that Japanese rice behaved like medium-grain risotto rice and would remain sticky when cool -- not so.

Thanksgiving Turkey: Arborio Rice Stuffing

Franco Lania | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Franco Lania

A good indication to check if the turkey is done, is to pierce the thickest part of the breast and the leg joint with the point of a knife.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Kale Fried Rice

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.11.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Western flavors for a Chinese classic.

Deconstructed Sushi

Plated | Posted 10.07.2013 | Taste

If you aren't up for laboriously assembling bites of sushi, try this deconstructed sushi bowl!

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Japanese Rice Bowl With a Beefy Bonus

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.07.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This is actually about making a wonderful pot of rice, but bear with me while I describe how I got there -- via leftover steak.

12 Reasons Rice Should Always Be Fried

Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste

And homemade.

Wild Rice: A Taste Of The Upper Midwest

Darrin Nordahl | Posted 02.27.2013 | Taste
Darrin Nordahl

Wild rice is a seasonal delicacy in Minnesota. Yet it is such a simple, humble food; a grain that primitive societies subsisted on for millennia.

25 Recipes For Everyone's Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 11.16.2016 | Taste

You know you want it. Now find out how to make it better.