Incredibly tasty Wild Rice Pilaf

This rice pilaf puts other rice pilafs to shame. Stuffed with bacon, cheese, mushrooms, and many more hidden goodies, this is not – I repeat not – a health food alternative. But to those who don’t really care about that, make this and eat it. You will not be sorry. I served it with roasted chicken,…

Cheesy chicken and rice casserole

I had a wicked craving for chicken and rice casserole last week, but it is so difficult to find recipes for casseroles that don’t use canned soups or bouillon cubes. So when I found this one, I was eager to try it. It uses a homemade cheese sauce similar to that which you make for…

Cheesy Garlic Zucchini Rice

Just because I cut preservatives out of my diet for health reasons doesn’t mean I don’t miss some of the worst boxed food out there. For years, I’ve been on a mission to find good (read: tasty) real-food recipes to replace their boxed counterparts, one of which is Rice-A-Roni. This recipe, first attempted just last…