The possible preparations for our favorite grains seem unlimited. Here are our favorite grain-focused recipes to get you started.
Take the Halal cart home with you.
Light seasoning helps fried rice shine.
Red beans and rice are good right away, but they're even better the next day.
Make good fried rice great with a simple wok hei hack.
A descendant of paella, with all the global flair of New Orleans mixed in.
A classic one-pot Japanese chicken dish.
Eggs and rice. Tamago Kake Gohan, or TKG as the kids are calling it, is the ultimate Japanese comfort food.
One bowl makes for a satisfying, fancy-looking, and easy dinner.
Creamy, flavor-packed mushroom risotto, without the constant stirring.
One pot and 20 minutes for this Japanese fast-food classic.
A full meal in a bowl.
The Kind of Spam You Want to Get
Indonesia's take on fried rice gets a sweet-savory profile from kecap manis and a big hit of umami from shrimp paste.
A polenta recipe that delivers smooth, creamy results.
A classic Korean snack.
Yes, you can get perfectly creamy, nutty risotto without half an hour of stirring.
A 100% vegetarian meal in a (rice) bowl.
An intimate paella that's perfect for a special occasion.
Unleash the power of fresh spices.
Our unique risotto-cooking technique takes this springtime classic and perfects it.
Once you go high-pressure, you never go back.
Tender, plump shrimp with mushrooms, bacon, and herbs, all atop creamy cheese grits.
Build a better rice bowl.
What it is, where it came from, and a guide to rice varieties you might find in your supermarket.
Use your microwave to cook small batches of rice without a stovetop or rice cooker.
A simple, common restaurant trick that allows you to prep and cook risotto ahead of time.
A soup built in the model of a stew, and all the better for it.
How to get fried rice with distinct grains, each with a slightly chewy fried exterior and a tender bite.
Forget all the polenta dogma you've heard—we have some new rules to share.
How a beloved, centuries-old rice nearly died out, and was resurrected.
We tested the top rice cookers on the market to determine which is the best for you.