Aromatic Coconut Rice

Savory Indian-style coconut rice, with onions, garlic, grated coconut, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon.

Mexican Green Rice

Mexican green rice, cilantro rice, a rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Arroz verde.

Okra Pilau

A South Carolina okra pilaf with okra, rice, bacon and green bell pepper. Also called Limpin' Susan.

Rice Pilaf

My mother's rice pilaf recipe, made with long grain white rice, onion, celery, stock, seasoned salt, pepper, and cayenne.

Saffron Rice Pilaf

Saffron rice, an Indian rice pilaf seasoned with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, pistachios, and almonds. Also called parsi pulao.

Spanish Rice

My mother's signature Spanish rice recipe, a delicious accompaniment to steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas. Spanish rice is browned first with onions and garlic, then cooked in chicken stock with added tomato.