Collection by Mark Danehy Hellige

Zippy Rice Pilaf

Rating: 4.5 stars 74
'If I need a quick side dish that has flair and flavor, I whip this tasty pilaf in a jiffy on the stovetop,' says Elizabeth Perez of Flower Mound, Texas. 'The jalapeno pepper, herbs and spices season the rice nicely. It's one of those side dishes that goes well with anything.'
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Gourmet Mushroom Risotto

Rating: 5 stars 3498
Authentic Italian-style mushroom risotto goes with any main course.

Mushroom Risotto

Rating: 4.5 stars 407
Delicious mushroom risotto made with vegetable broth, cream, and a variety of fresh vegetables. Serve as a side dish or filling main course.

Spanish Rice II

Rating: 4.5 stars 1861
Rice is sauteed with onion and green bell pepper, and then simmered with water, chopped tomatoes and spices.

Indian Saffron Rice

Rating: 4.5 stars 153
Indian saffron is richer, darker in its red-orange color then the Spanish or Italian, and gives a better flavor to rice. The saffron should always be steeped in hot water ahead of time and used as part of the liquid in the recipe. The following is a recipe prepared in the Indian manner.