Rice Salad

Mix rice wine vinegar with sugar and oil. Pour over rice and other ingredients. Toss well. Adjust seasonings to taste.

Rice Horchata

Wash and soak the rice in the water. Blend the rice in the same soaking water, keep blending and add sugar and milk. Strain and serve with crushed ice and cinnamon powder. (Serves 12)

Hearty Brown Rice Bake

Preheat oven to 350F. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat; stir in onion, rice and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 7 minutes. Spoon into 2-1/2 quart casserole. Stir in broth, parsley and pepper. Cover and bake until liquid is absorbed, 50-55 minutes. Fluff with fork. Sprinkle with cheese. Makes 6 servings.

Harvest Brown Rice

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Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add carrots and cook 5 minutes. Add onions and apples; cook 5 minutes. Stir in rice, craisins and almonds. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring frequently, until rice is heated through. Makes 6 servings.

Dirty Rice

In a heavy Dutch oven, saute bacon, pork and livers until very brown. Let the meat stick to the skillet a bit before stirring. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic and cook until they are wilted.

Add chicken broth, bay leaf, thyme, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Simmer for 30 minutes. Remove bay leaf. Add rice and toss the mixture until rice is hot. Stir in green onions and parsley. Adjust seasonings. (Serves 8 to 10)

Cinnamon Rice pudding

This rice pudding is tasty and a very easy to make for breakfast or dessert. It is also gluten-free.

In large saucepan combine rice, milk, sugar, butter and cinnamon sticks. Cook, over medium heat until thick and creamy, about 20 to 25 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; discard cinnamon sticks; stir in vanilla. Sprinkle top with ground cinnamon, if desired. Serve warm or cold. Makes 6 servings. *low-fat milk may be used.