FOOD 101: Wild Rice For National Wild Rice Week

The fourth week in September is National Wild Rice Week. Did you know that wild rice isn’t rice?   A COUSIN OF TRUE RICE Wild rice is a member of the Poaceae family, genus Zizania; it is a cousin to true rice, the genus Oryza. Like Orzya, it grows in in shallow water. Instead of…
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RECIPE: Baked Acorn Squash With Wild Rice

September 7th is National Acorn Squash Day. If today’s weather is to warm for roasting, plan to make it on the next cool day. You can serve stuffed acorn squash as a first course, or as a main along with a protein and a green vegetable or salad. This recipe is from USA Pears, which…
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