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South of the Border Salad Bowl

posted by RiceSelect on 7/22/2016Comments(0)

It was a perfect confluence of events. I was invited to a dedication at a local yacht club, complete with naval officers and Girl Scouts, and asked to bring a side to share. I had just loaded up with fresh corn, heirloom tomatoes, peppers and tomatillos (it’s true, I have been to five farmers market in six days – it’s that time of year – and no, I don’t have a problem, but thanks for your concern)! And then a fabulous box filled with RiceSelect Texmati Rice appeared on my doorstep awaiting a review (two thumbs up), courtesy of culinary friends at Mambo Sprouts. The wheels were already turning. Rice. Grilled Veggies. Salad Bowl. Rice & Grilled Veggie Salad Bowl. Voila! A summer salad jammed packed with flavor was born.

Italian Rice Pie

posted by RiceSelect on 7/15/2016Comments(0)

Although this dessert is often referred to as Italian Easter Pie there is no reason you have to be Italian or even wait until Easter to enjoy a slice. Flavored with citrus and cinnamon, the pie makes a refreshing anytime treat.

Mozzarella Stuffed Arancini

posted by RiceSelect on 7/12/2016Comments(0)

I love cooking all kinds of comfort food and since I’m Italian {on my Dad’s side, of course} I have grown up eating hearty Italian meals. I have tried Arancini, or Italian Rice Balls, before but I’ve never made them myself. I guess at the time they seemed a little intimidating. But when I was sent a few containers of RiceSelect’s Texmati Rice to try, I figured I would give the recipe a try. And let me tell y’all….they were super easy to make and tasted even better than the restaurant version!

Summer Rice Salad

posted by RiceSelect on 7/09/2016Comments(0)

Fragrant rice, grilled corn, fresh blueberries and juicy tomatoes make this Summer Rice Salad a super flavorful side dish for any summer picnic or BBQ. You can have the leftovers for lunch too!