Whole chilies, onions and rice

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When All Else Fails, Rice
A bowl of fluffy white grains is sometimes the only thing someone with a sensitive stomach or a picky palate will touch. That doesn't have to mean boring, though. Sautéing the grains first in some fat with garlic, onion and other seasonings, such as scallions and bay leaves, lends flavor and depth.

Get the recipe: Brazilian-Style Simple Pilaf