Category Archive: Rice

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken (What? No Butter in it?!)

I’ve been hearing Butter Chicken everywhere. During a break between classes in cooking school. At the grocery in the spice aisle. Its online presence dominates. It’s a versatile recipe that can be made in myriad ways. The recipe I’m sharing today uses the slow cooker. Have I grabbed your attention yet? After finally making butter …

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Curry and Rice: Edamame and Rice with Curry

Curry and Rice with Edamame

Edamame, Curry and Rice The history of rice cultivation is fascinating. Scholars still debate about just where rice was first cultivated.  Many believe that rice was first cultivated in a domestic form in Asia, probably in China. As far as that date that occurred, some scholars say about 12,000 years ago, others say about 4,000-5,000 …

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What is Risotto?

What is Risotto?

What is Risotto? We often hear the question, “What is risotto”? and a recipe for Easy Venetian Risotto with Asparagus tips, Shitake Mushrooms and Pecorino Romano Dear Rita: I thought I’d try making a risotto but was curious as to what type of rice to buy. Is Risotto the rice or the dish? What is risotto? My local …

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