Wild Rice Grain Bowl with Chicken

After having a wild rice bowl at a local restaurant I told my P.S. they’d be easy to make at home.  I wouldn’t have any problem chopping and layering a great grain bowl.  P.S. (Patient Spouse) was interested in the idea since he hadn’t ordered the bowl.  He’s more of a rice blend person than I am and was looking longingly at my meal.    Later I looked up ideas online to see what combinations looked best to make it a meal dish. Continue reading

Sweet Peas and Wild Rice Salad

Sweet Peas and Wild Rice Salad

Sweet Peas and Wild Rice Salad

I don’t remember what I was searching for when I ran across the Crystal Farms website recipes.  I was charmed that everything had cheese, until I realized it was a cheese website!  Duh.  But I am a huge fan of wild rice and this salad was something I’d never seen.  It was mostly vegetables and wild rice, and very few carbs.  The recipe was from the Minnesota Wild Rice Council, and I always make sure my wild rice is from Minnesota. Continue reading

Turkey Corn Chowder with Wild Rice

Turkey Corn Chowder with Wild Rice

Turkey Corn Chowder with Wild Rice

I love to make turkey wild rice soup the day after Thanksgiving using the turkey carcass to make bone broth.  It’s been a tradition in the Castle for 20 years or more.  When I recently bought a full turkey breast to roast I decided to make bone broth afterwards and sneak in an extra pot of soup.  I wanted to include some of the sweet corn I’d frozen this fall as well.  It was a melding of my turkey soup with corn chowder. Continue reading