A stomper in action at a Sutter County rice field. This incorporates the rice straw into the ground to help it break down. The birds also love it, as it kicks up food for them to eat! Jim Morris video.
Monday, January 24, 2022
Get a taste of the Bayou with this flavorful Cajun shrimp recipe.
Cajun Shrimp and Rice
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Total: 20 min
Prep: 14 min
Cook: 6 min
Yield: 4 servings
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
4 plum tomatoes, chopped
2 bunches scallions, chopped
3 cups cooked white rice
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)
Heat the butter, olive oil and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the Cajun seasoning and shrimp and cook, stirring, until the shrimp begin to curl, about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.
Add the tomatoes and scallions to the skillet and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Add the rice and 1/4 cup water and continue to cook until the rice is warmed through and the shrimp are opaque, about 3 more minutes. Stir in the parsley and serve with lemon, if desired.
Per serving: Calories 357; Fat 11 g (Saturated 3 g); Cholesterol 176 mg; Sodium 537 mg; Carbohydrate 40 g; Fiber 3 g; Protein 23 g
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos
Courtesy Food Network Magazine
Friday, January 21, 2022
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
I get this question a lot: what's the difference between brown rice and white rice? The answer is, in short, nutrition--and that's based on the amount the rice kernel has been processed. In this video, we look at paddy rice in comparison to both brown and white rice.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
Richvale Natural Foods takes the meaning of farm-to-fork to a whole new level. We are a family company run by one full-time farmer. Our farming heritage dates back to the early 1900s when our town of Richvale was just a small village.
Over 100 years of rice farming later, our relatives have laid the foundation for Richvale Natural Foods today. Everything is done on-site, from planting to packaging. This guarantees that you get the freshest rice possible on your table.
We look forward to producing California rice for many years to come.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Kitchen Scientist Dan Kohler shares the 4-1-1 on rice. Rice is a staple food for over half of the world’s population and is one of the highest-produced crops on the planet. In this segment, Dan discusses various rice varieties and specifically answers the question, ‘what’s the difference between white and brown rice?’