Wild Rice Stuffing with Pears, Cranberries and Creamy Rosemary Mushroom Sauce

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Wild Rice Stuffing with Pears, Cranberries and Creamy Rosemary Mushroom Sauce! That's it. That's one of my new favorite holiday side dishes flavored with Pacific Naturals Broth, mushrooms, and a host of other delicious ingredients. And it makes for delicious lunch leftovers...no need to reheat...a perfect cold rice salad! Wild Rice Stuffing with Pears, … [Read more...]

Short-Cut Butternut Squash and Borlotti Risotto

Short-Cut Butternut Squash and Borlotti Risotto | 5DollarDinners.com

I'm all about making life as easy as possible. Especially in the kitchen. This one-pot meal requires little attention from the chef unlike traditional risotto, but still tastes and looks so elegant. The borlotti beans are an Italian brown bean that can be replaced with pinto beans. It offers great color contrast. But I've made this with white beans, too, which is a better … [Read more...]

Butternut Cranberry Rice Pilaf ~ 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes

Butternut Cranberry Rice Pilaf Recipe

All the flavors of fall in a dinner dish. That's this rice pilaf! When making this, I used 1/2 cup of wild rice because I have some in the pantry and I'm trying to use it up! You could use all brown rice or even all wild rice if you have some. Wild rice is expensive, which is why I try to use it sparingly and stretch it out! This pilaf has roasted butternut squash, … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It's one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn't often, so I've learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes... TexMex Restaurant Style Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]

31 Days of Slow Cooker Meals: Best Tips for When to Add Rice & Pasta

When to Add Rice and Pasta to the Slow Cooker

Making some meat or chicken with a sauce in the slow cooker can make for a wonderful meal. But cooking the rice or pasta “on the side” is not always necessary. With many recipes, you can add the rice or pasta right in and let it cook during the last bit of cooking. However, adding rice or pasta in at the beginning with the meat means you are going to have a mushy mess at the … [Read more...]