White rice is the main side dish made in Brazil.  This is the way my mom would make it and taught my sister and I.  What makes this so different is that we fry it in oil with minced onion and garlic before adding water.  You can also use part water, part chicken broth.  The secret is to not let it overcook because it should come out loose and not sticky.

White rice is the main side dish made in Brazil. This is the way my mom would make it and taught my sister and I. What makes this so different is that we fry it in oil with minced onion and garlic before adding water. You can also use part water, part chicken broth. The secret is to not let it overcook because it should come out loose and not sticky.

Lemon Basmati Rice  2 teaspoons canola oil   1 cup basmati rice, rinsed   1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger, minced   1 lemon, juiced and zested   2 cups chicken broth   salt and ground black pepper to taste

Lemon Basmati Rice 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 cup basmati rice, rinsed 1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger, minced 1 lemon, juiced and zested 2 cups chicken broth salt and ground black pepper to taste

Garlic, onions, and lemon juice to add interest to plain white rice - cook rice first, fry up onions and butter together in pan, then add rice. Add lemon juice and sesame oil and let the bottom of the pan brown the rice before stirring up. Repeat and it's almost bibimbap!

Garlic, onions, and lemon juice to add interest to plain white rice - cook rice first, fry up onions and butter together in pan, then add rice. Add lemon juice and sesame oil and let the bottom of the pan brown the rice before stirring up. Repeat and it's almost bibimbap!

This delicious garlic butter quinoa recipe is one of the easiest recipes you'll ever make! It uses just 5 ingredients, one pan and goes with everything!

5-Ingredient Garlic Butter Quinoa

This delicious garlic butter quinoa recipe is one of the easiest recipes you'll ever make! It uses just 5 ingredients, one pan and goes with everything!

Creamy Garlic Shells

Creamy Garlic Shells

almost instant side dish....easy instant rice (brown or white) packet onion soup mix water and butter souper easy....yes i said souper

Almost Instant Onion Rice

almost instant side dish....easy instant rice (brown or white) packet onion soup mix water and butter souper easy....yes i said souper

When most people think of Mexican rice, they think of the typical tomato-flavored rice.  When Ive been in Mexico, however, Ive been served this type of white rice often.  This recipe is authentic Mexican and comes from Rick Bayless.

Arroz Blanco (Mexican White Rice)

When most people think of Mexican rice, they think of the typical tomato-flavored rice. When Ive been in Mexico, however, Ive been served this type of white rice often. This recipe is authentic Mexican and comes from Rick Bayless.

Garlic Butter Rice. 1/3 cup butter, 1/2 cup white rice, 1 chicken bouillon cube, 3 cloves minced garlic. Dissolve bouillon cube into 1.5 cups water, add butter and minced garlic. Pour in and cook rice once butter is melted. Add more butter if needed.

Garlic Butter Rice

Garlic Butter Rice. 1/3 cup butter, 1/2 cup white rice, 1 chicken bouillon cube, 3 cloves minced garlic. Dissolve bouillon cube into 1.5 cups water, add butter and minced garlic. Pour in and cook rice once butter is melted. Add more butter if needed.

Brazilian White Rice - you'll never make plain white rice again!

Brazilian White Rice - you'll never make plain white rice again!

Cheddar Chive Rice

Cheddar Chive Rice

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