Baked Spanish Rice

There are many ways to cook rice. Steam, boil, saute or fry. In fact, WikiHow has a great article on 12 ways to cook rice. But one of my favorite ways to cook rice is to bake it. This might be a new technique to you, but it is a very simple way to cook rice with consistent results.

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Potato Leek Soup

www.dadwhats4dinner.comToday is a good day for soup here in the Midwest. The temps will be falling below zero before the end of the day with wind chills 15° to 25° below zero. The wind is howling outside my office window and the snow is blowing sideways. I guess I shouldn’t complain, our winter has been relatively mild compared to the New England states. They are bracing for their fourth blizzard in a row.

www.dadwhats4dinner.comI’ve had a bag russet potatoes that were begging to be made into soup. I love soup especially on a cold blustery day. I picked up a bunch of leeks earlier in the week, so a potato leek soup was my soup of choice this weekend.

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