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Cooking With Gail Presents: Amira Smoked Basmati Rice!

Amira Smoked Basmati Rice
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Do you like Rice? I sure do. I especially love fragrant, long grain Basmati Rice from India. India! Seriously, it is the most delicious rice. Maybe you have shied away from making Basmati Rice in your home due to the additional required preparatory steps — such as rinsing, and then soaking the rice prior to cooking  — which can seem a bit daunting if you are used to the no fuss approach of throwing rice in a pan with some water, bringing it to a boil, and then forgetting about it for 40 minutes, which is a no-brainer.  I understand how you feel. Continue reading Cooking With Gail Presents: Amira Smoked Basmati Rice!

Bacon Thing of The Day: Maplewood Smoked Bacon & Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Any dessert that incorporates bacon into the recipe has got to be worth tasting, that’s my bet. This recipe for a somewhat labor-intensive, but nevertheless very decadent and delicious sounding cupcake – with bacon in both the cake and the frosting – can be downloaded from this link at Bacon Today. If you whip up a batch of these, please make sure to let me know how they turned out!