Rice and Grains

Versatile rice and whole grains can be enjoyed as a simple side dish, a delectable main dish, or a sweet and inviting dessert. We'll introduce you to our favorite recipes utilizing white rice, brown rice, couscous, barley, quinoa, or faro, and more that will make a delicious contribution to any meal. We have stuffing, stew, salads, cakes, soups, risotto, and a whole host of fried rice recipes, including the ever-popular rice and beans, plus a Cuban-inspired dish. We go over the basics of different types of rice, including short grain, medium grain, and long grain, plus a rainbow of colored varieties. We even show you the perfect way to prepare white rice, brown rice, and quinoa so they turn out just the way you want them every time you cook. For the holidays, keep up with tradition and serve one of our yummy recipes for rice pudding. With all this inspiration, it will be easy to make rice and whole grains the star of your next meal.

Creamy Wild Rice-Mushroom Soup

The nutty taste and chewy texture of wild rice defines this creamy vegetarian soup.
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Cinnamon-Blackened Salmon with Lentils

Anti-inflammatory recipes are trending now and if you like salmon, this seafood dinner loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients will become a must-make! Veggies, salmon, and lentils combine to make an all-in-one meal--no additional side dishes needed.
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Spiced Rice with Pickled Quince and Pomegranate

When food writer Danielle Centoni puts the word 'spiced' in her recipe name she means it. This flavorful rice side dish has cumin, cinnamon, coriander, cardamom, cloves, and turmeric all packed in.
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Aromatic Rice Pilaf

Author Julia Turshen says the trick to a simple rice side dish is to cook already-fragrant basmati rice with fresh aromatics like garlic, onion, and ginger to add huge flavor.
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Monster Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are nice, but they get even tastier when add chocolate (or toffee pieces, your choice) to the mix. Bake up a batch on a weekend, and you'll have enough to snag for a snack or a quick dessert all week long.
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More Rice and Grains

Pasta Salad: 23 Recipes to Try

For your next potluck or picnic, make a delicious and easy pasta salad. With so many varieties—Italian pasta salad, chicken pasta salad, and other party-ready recipes—there's no need to rely on the same recipe every time. Switch it up with our pasta salads featuring fresh veggies and flavorful herbs.
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Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

Looking for a yummy casserole recipe? This old-fashioned chicken and rice main dish is truly comfort food at its best.
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Buttered Sweet Pea Rice

To make Buttered Sweet Pea Rice pareve (dairy- and meat-free), replace butter with olive oil. Then you can serve it to people keeping kosher (who don't eat meat and dairy at the same meal).