Polenta is to northern Italy what bread is to Tuscany, what pasta is to Emilia-Romagna and what rice is to the Veneto: easy to make, hungry to absorb other flavours, and hugely versatile.
On my reservation, we had one of the most abundant fisheries in the world and hundreds of thousands of acres of wild rice beds. We've lost a lot of it, but there's still natural wealth that could support our communities.
Chinese sausage, which is widely available from Asian grocers and online, is sweet, rich, and enticingly smoky. I add it to steamed rice with strips of omelette and a few baby veg stir-fried with soy.
I've been a longtime admirer of Condoleezza Rice, because I like her articulateness and style - her toughness and rigor.
Edgar Rice Burroughs taught me pace and gave me a sense of action and adventure.
I grew up in an African household, so lots of chicken, lots of rice. We ate Jollof rice, a very West African dish.
As an undergraduate I majored in British and American literature at Rice University.
Herein lies our problem. If we level that much land to grow rice and whatever, then no other animal could live there except for some insect pest species. Which is very unfortunate.
I have read every book in the 'Dune' series and every Anne Rice book.
Eroticism bubbles beneath the surface of every vampire story, but Anne Rice is a writer to make the pot boil.
Choose recipes like a base recipe; make a big pot of soup and freeze it. From then on, you can take it in any direction. Another day put rice in it, or then put corn or sausages. From there, it's endless.
We all know that Nigerian jollof rice is the best anywhere. We beat the Ghanaians and Senegalese hands down.
I get great pleasure from stuffed foods, from an apple strudel to a vegetable samosa, from a whole roasted bird with a sweet and savoury stuffing to a vine leaf filled with rice and spices.
Rice and vermicelli is a common combination in Arab and Turkish cooking - it has a lighter texture than rice on its own.