This is a frugal and handy mix to have around! Make up a batch and you can make some for dinner and give the rest as a gift. Or, keep it on hand for whenever you need a tasty rice side dish.—Marcia Hostetter, Canton, New York Skip links
This flavorful loaf is perfect for the holidays, or anytime you want a hearty main dish. It can be made with fresh or dried herbs. Make two loaves while you’re at it and freeze one for leftovers. This is delicious topped with Creamy Mushroom Gravy! Print Lentil & Rice Loaf Prep time: 50 mins Cook...Read More »
As the oldest of eight girls growing up on the farm, I began cooking at an early age! This soup—which I first had at my sister's house—brings me compliments no matter where I serve it. —Elienore Myhre, Balaton, Minnesota Skip links
Khichadi (pronounced kich-ah-ree) is an Indian comfort food that features rice and lentils. This recipe also calls for a variety of spices that will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma! This hearty dish is not short on ingredients, so please see Notes below for time-saving variations. 3.5.3208 Print Kichadi (Indian rice and lentils) Prep time: ...Read More »
This fresh rice dish tastes like the Mediterranean in a bowl! It's short on ingredients, but packs in so much flavor. For a hand-held version, leave out the rice and tuck the rest of the ingredients in a pita pocket. —Darla Andrews, Schertz, Texas Skip links
My meat and potatoes husband goes for this cheesy, hearty black beans and rice recipe, and the kids gobble it up. For extra kick, add a splash of hot sauce. —Stephanie Lambert, Moseley, Virgina Skip links
With three hungry boys in my house, dinners need to be quick and filling, and it helps to get in some veggies, too. This one is a favorite because it's hearty and fun to tweak with different ingredients. —Kim Van Dunk, Caldwell, New Jersey Skip links
Ever since my husband started medical school, he’s been very cautious about us eating healthier. After moving to Philadelphia and discovering a Chipotle nearby, it became our go to place for “fast food”. It’s so much more healthier, tastier, and fresher than any other fast food place I can think of.