The Rice and Squash

Preparation info

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The Savory Way

The Savory Way

By Deborah Madison

Published 1990

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  • 1 cup long- or short-grain white or brown rice
  • salt
  • 1 pound


Bring plenty of water to a boil and add salt to taste and the rice. Give it a stir, lower the heat, and cook at a slow boil until the rice is done but still has a little bite—about 15 minutes for white rice, 40 for brown. Pour the rice into a colander, rinse briefly, and set aside to drain.

While the rice is cooking, prepare the squash. Grate it on the large holes of a hand grater or in