• Creamy Middlins Risotto with Shrimp & Mushrooms

    Creamy Middlins Risotto with Shrimp & Mushrooms
    Our middlins are exceptional when cooked risotto-style. Traditional Italian risotto is made with arborio rice, a short-grain high-starch variety from the Piedmont region of Italy.  Our middlins are similar in shape and texture and, when cooked slowly and stirred frequently, release their creamy starches to create a rich, buttery dish. It is a wonderful base for any of your favorite vegetables or proteins; here we fold in the earthiness of mushrooms and the sweet briny flavor of Lowcountry white shrimp. 
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  • Rice Grits with Poached Eggs & Bacon

    Rice Grits with Poached Eggs & Bacon
    Is it rice, or is it grits? When cooked this particular way, the small broken grains of our middlins rice take on the texture and appearance of traditional stone-ground corn grits. We boil the rice like pasta to release all those good starches, then reserve some of that cooking liquid to achieve a very creamy, grit-like consistency. Use just like you would corn grits and enjoy the unique aromatic flavor of Andy’s Rice Middlins. 
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  • Brown Rice Veggie Bowl with Tahini Dressing

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    Our Charleston Gold Brown Rice offers a hearty and nutty base for this veggie-packed healthy grain bowl. Feel free to mix and match the toppings using whatever vegetables you have on hand, the options are truly endless.
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  • Seafood Paella with Charleston Gold Middlins

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    Traditional Spanish paella is made with an indigenous variety of short grain rice called “bomba.” Here, we take the same technique and flavors of a traditional Spanish paella but use our broken grain middlins instead–and of course, some local Lowcountry seafood.
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  • Charleston Gold Rice Chicken Bog

    Charleston Gold Rice Chicken Bog
    Chicken Bog is a classic lowcountry rice dish that ranks among some of the best comfort food. As the name suggests, it should be quite juicy–moister than a pilaf, but thicker than a soup.
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  • Charleston Red Rice

    Charleston Red Rice
    Charleston Red Rice, a simple and comforting dish of baked rice and bacon steeped in rich tomato-ey broth, has a long and winding history. Recipes for the tomato-stained rice can likely be credited to the Lowcountry’s rice-growing slave trade, descendant from similar west African rice dishes such as Jollof and Thieboudienne. 
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