Synopses & Reviews
Wild rice, one of the most versatile, nutritious and flavorful grains, has been an important food source for people and wildlife for hundreds of years. The warm nutty taste and rich texture of wild rice makes any dish a special one. This varied collection of recipes includes basic "how to" instructions, soups, salads, side and main dishes, breads and even desserts.
The "Best of" series features tested recipes from the most experienced cookbook writers. Each book features attractive covers, a stand-up easel for convenience and each is filled with quality recipes.
Wild rice isnít just a side dish any more! More than 80 tempting recipes, including Wild Rice Seafood Salad, Wild Rice & Pecan Soup and Stir-Fry Wild Rice Snow Peas and Pork, make this an essential addition to any cookbook collection.
About the Author
Beatrice Ojakangas is a native of northern Minnesota and has written many articles for national food magazines. She wrote a weekly newspaper column for a number of years and has authored many cookbooks.
Table of Contents
"How To" How to cook wild rice on the range top 8 How to cook wild rice in the oven 9 How to cook wild rice in the microwave 10 How to "pop" wild rice 11 Appetizers Curried Wild Rice Appetizers 14 Wild Rice Stuffed Eggs 15 Baked Wild Rice and Cheese Balls 16 Soups Wild Rice and Pecan Soup 18 Gazpacho with Wild Rice 19 Wild Rice Spinach Soup 20 Creamy Wild Rice Mushroom Soup 21 Wild Rice Vegetable Soup 22 Smokey Wild Rice Soup 23 Chicken, Wild Rice Broccoli Soup 24 Salads and Dressings Wild Rice and Broccoli Salad 26 Curried Wild Rice Salad 27 Wild Rice Green Bean Salad 28 Wild Rice Asparagus Salad 29 Wild Rice Chicken Salad 30 Red Pepper Vinaigrette 31 Wild Rice, Chick Pea, Shrimp Salad 32 Lemon Vinaigrette 33 Chicken Melon Salad on Wild Rice 34 Curry Mayonnaise 35 Wild Rice Salad with Herbs 36 Pita Bread Sandwiches 37 Wild Rice, Chicken, Pasta Salad 38 Herb Dressing 39 Wild Rice and Avocado Salad 40 Wild Rice Seafood Salad 41 Wild Rice Artichoke Mushroom Salad 42 Basil Vinaigrette 43 Wild Rice "Health" Salad 44 Yogurt Dressing 45 Side Dishes Wild Rice, Tomatoes, Herbs on Noodles 48 Wild Rice Corn Pudding 49 Ratatouille with Wild Rice 50 Spicy Eggplant Cubes and Wild Rice 51 Wild Rice with Green Onions 52 Wild Rice Lyonnaise 53 Wild Rice Slow Baked with Sweet Onion, Barley and Brown Rice 54 Wild Rice with Brown Rice 55 Wild Rice with Lentils 56 Wild Rice with Pearl Barley 57 Mushroom Rice 58 Wild Rice Almondine 59 Wild Rice and Pea Pods 60 Wild Rice and Jicama 61 Wild Rice Pilaf 62 Wild Rice and Spinach Frittata 63 Wild Rice Carrots, Mushrooms 64 Wild Rice with Bacon and Mushrooms 65 Apple Raisin Wild Rice Pilaf 66 Hot Wild Rice and Cranberry Relish 67 Wild Rice, Cranberry Mushroom Stuffing 68 Fruited Wild Rice Stuffing 69 Carrot Raisin Wild Rice Stuffing 70 Main Dishes Pork Chop Wild Rice Casserole 72 Wild Rice Quiche 73 Turkey Breast Stuffed with Wild Rice 74 Stir-Fry Wild Rice, Snow Peas, Pork 76 Scampi on Wild Rice with Garlic Butter 77 Wild Rice Buffet Casserole 78 Wild Rice and Eggs Brunch Casserole 79 Shrimp and Wild Rice 80 Herbed Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole 81 Wild Rice and Chicken Breasts 82 Baked Goods Herbed Wild Rice Crepes 84 Party Mushroom Crepes 85 Wild Rice Crepes 86 Crepes with Berries and Cream 87 North Country Wild Rice Pancakes 88 Wild Rice and Blueberry Muffins 89 Kitchi Gumi Fry Bread 90 Wild Rice Nut Bread 91 Wild Rice and Pecan Waffles 92 Wild Rice Breakfast Scones 93 Wild Rice Stalks 94 Wild Rice Breadsticks 95 Wild Rice Fennel Seed Bread 96 Wild Rice Three Grain Bread 98 Wild Rice Hearth Bread 100 Wild Rice Cinnamon Butterhorns 101 Desserts Wild Rice Apple Cake 104 Cinnamon Wild Rice Pudding 105 Wild Rice Dessert Topping 106