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Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
5 votes
32508 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
61975 views
Basmati Rice with Herbs

Basmati Rice with Herbs

This is an excellent, flavorful side dish that goes really well with fish, shrimp, or chicken. It's like a mild version of a Briyani...easy to make…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
10687 views
Cumin Rice

Cumin Rice

This rice is a delicious mix of cumin and cinnamon. It provides a nice, slightly sweet flavor, that is a perfect complement to any middle eastern…

Joyce Leung
Jun 2008
Intermediate
7 votes
12404 views
Rice with Lentils - Khichdi Jamai Ji

Rice with Lentils - Khichdi Jamai Ji

Khichdi is a mixture of dal and rice that is cooked together so that the flavors blend together. Various…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2011
Advanced
7 votes
4178 views
Toasted-Coconut Rice

Toasted-Coconut Rice

This is a light, tasty rice that goes well with curries or other asian dishes.

Nancy Miyasaki
Jan 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
4111 views
Tomato Rice Pilaf

Tomato Rice Pilaf

This originated as a Lebanese dish that my mom always used to make, I tweaked it a bit adding tomatoes and mint and leaving out the meat that it…

Mary Joseph
Feb 2008
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5 votes
12605 views
Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

I was looking for an improved Mexican Rice recipe, so I adapted this one from the America's Test Kitchen cookbook. I used many of the same…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2013
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5 votes
6439 views
Fried Rice with Tempeh

Fried Rice with Tempeh

This is a delicious and healthy way to have fried rice. The tempeh provides a salty nuttiness similar to adding bacon, but with healthy goodness…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2011
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5 votes
2408 views
Takikomi Gohan (Japanese Mixed Rice)

Takikomi Gohan (Japanese Mixed Rice)

I loved eating this in Japan and love to order it when I am visit Suruki supermarket in downtown San Mateo.…

John Spottiswood
Jun 2011
Advanced
5 votes
4774 views
Black Beans and Rice

Black Beans and Rice

A Cuban classic, this goes perfectly with all pork dishes, and also with poultry and fish.

John Spottiswood
May 2010
Advanced
3 votes
4668 views
Harusame Salad

Harusame Salad

Years ago my daughter lived in Hollywood, FL near the beach and we'd go to this Japanese restaurant off of Harrison Street. I can't recall the…

Suzi
Mar 2011
Intermediate
3 votes
5276 views
Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Rice with bell pepper and peanuts

Very tasty and fast cooking

Mary Shaldibina
Jan 2008
Intermediate
8 votes
8696 views
Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Easy Persian Rice in a Rice Cooker

Admittedly, this doesn't capture the crunch outside of the normal method of making persian rice. But if you…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2013
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3 votes
5486 views
Orange Portabella and Spinach Rice Bowl

Orange Portabella and Spinach Rice Bowl

While living in Japan, I fell in love with the simplicity of the Japanese Rice Bowl. Nothing too complex - it…

Sean Kervin
Mar 2008
Advanced
2 votes
5453 views