Wild Rice Pilaf

Serve with Steve's Beef Tongue and Fruit Compote.

To cook wild rice, add 3 cups water to pot and bring to boil. Add wild rice, 1 Tbs butter, and 1 tsp salt. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Make rice pilaf according to directions on box. When the pilaf has finished cooking, combine the pilaf, wild rice, and reduced tongue cooking liquid in a large bowl and mix well. Place bowl uncovered in microwave and heat until rice mixture is steaming. Allow rice mixture to sit uncovered for several minutes while occasionally mixing with a large spoon to allow excess liquid to evaporate. If rice mixture is still too wet, then heat again in microwave and repeat process until the rice mixture is fluffy.