Rice, Ham and English Peas

Photo by Judith Hausman “So, what do you call this,” a dinner guest recently asked me upon serving up a side of rice, ham and peas. “Un-risotto?” You could say this dish is sort of like risotto. Peas are indeed a classic risotto ingredient, but instead of making this dish with the traditional Arborio rice, […]

Winter Salad: Pumpkin & Rice

Photo by Judith Hausman Pumpkin and rice are winter comfort foods. I love this pumpkin and rice winter salad recipe, a substantial cross between a salad and a side that makes use of long-keeping winter resources such as pumpkin and onions. Serve it room temperature accompanied by a green salad to make it a light […]

Growing Rice

Growing rice isn’t difficult; milling it is.