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Sweet & Savory Wild Rice


1 cup wild rice blend
1-2 cups broth (see rice package, not all blends are the same)
1/4 cup raisins (red or golden)
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped nuts, any combination of almonds, pinenuts, walnuts, pecans
1/4 tsp each cumin, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg
salt & pepper


1. Look at the package directions for cooking the rice and find out how much water to cook 1 cup rice, substitute broth for water.
2. In a pot over medium heat, combine broth, rice, and seasonings. Bring to a boil.
3. Optional: If you want to toast the nuts, do it in a small saucepan over medium heat for about 5 minutes, being careful not to burn them.
4. Add nuts to rice. Cover and cook according to package directions (usually around 45 minutes).
5. When there is 5 minutes left of cook time, add dried fruit.
6. Fluff and serve.