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In this laidback crockpot version adapted from the Practical Stewardship blog, browned rice goes into the slow cooker along with tomatoes, broth, onion, garlic, bell peppers, and spices. Approximately 3 hours later, you’ve got a fluffy, deeply flavored side dish.
Adapted from Practical Stewardship
1Warm the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the raw rice, and stir to coat the grains. Add the onion and sauté, stirring constantly, until the rice turns a pale golden brown, about 5 minutes.
2Lightly coat the bottom and sides of a slow cooker crock with olive oil. Add the browned rice to the crock, along with the broth, tomatoes, garlic, bell peppers, chili powder, cumin, and salt. Stir, cover, and cook on high for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours, checking after 2 hours to see how well the rice is absorbing the liquid. Cook until all the moisture is absorbed and the rice is tender. Garnish with cilantro and serve.
In this episode of Kitchen Essentials, we visit sushi master Nozomu Abe at his celebrated omakase restaurant, Sushi Noz in NYC. Noz has been perfecting his craft for over 20 years, and it shows in his obsessive attention to detail when it comes to his food and the exclusive dinner experiences he offers. At Sushi Noz you will find Edomae sushi, a style that focuses on the treatment of ingredients through preservation of the fish, and a particular preparation of the rice. These processes are all part of the performance Abe puts on for his diners at his counter every night. When it comes to his favorite tools, he shows us both his prep and counter knives; His binchōtan
coals and gril,l which he brings out to show customers how he sears and smokes delicate morsels of tuna or eel. After that he talks to us about the most important element of sushi, and the tool that is essential for him to make it: the rice and his traditional hagama.
Setting the stage for his performance, is a space carefully curated to look, smell and feel like a traditional omakase in Japan, complete with a traditional hinoki refrigerator that he specifically commissioned for the restaurant, and a beautiful collection of Japanese ceramics both old and new, that lend the final touches to this unique food experience.
In this episode of Chow-To, Guillermo visits Sarah Lee, founder of Kimbap Lab, and expert in Korean home cooking, to learn how to make Dduk Guk, a rice cake soup traditionally eaten to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Korea. This is a perfect winter soup beyond the holiday. Loaded with soft pillowy rice cakes, delicious garnishes, and a rich beef broth, this is comfort in a bowl.
In this episode of Kitchen Essentials, we visit Antonia Lofaso, celebrity chef TV host, and cookbook author, at her restaurant DAMA in Los Angeles. Antonia talks us through her favorite tools, which include a 10" chef's knife, a Microplane, a portable gas cooker, a set of steel tongs, and a Mandoline slicer. Watch to learn more about why these are Antonia's essential tools and how she uses them in her kitchen.
In this episode, Guillermo visits Chef Pierre Thiam at his fast casual restaurant, Teranga, where he serves Senegalese-inspired grain bowls— AKA, the ultimate power lunch. Chef Thiam's goal is to educate health-conscious American consumers on these superfoods, while also improving the lives of producers by restoring biodiversity to the planet through highly sustainable ancient crops. Together they make a Yassa Bowl using West African red rice, one of the super grains highest in nutritional value today.
Warm, cozy, and perfect for winter, this German mulled wine is fragrant with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and citrus. It's sweetened with a bit of sugar and given an extra kick from a little brandy. Making it in a slow cooker means it's easy to keep it warm indefinitely and guests can serve themselves as they wish. Get the recipe. See more slow cooker drinks here.