Entries by Max Reed

Cooking White Rice in the Instant Pot

Measure your dry rice and set it aside We recommend a minimum of about  1 “cup” – as with any good Southern Recipe, use your favorite “cup” Measure same amount of water as rice and add to Instant Pot’s inner pot/liner. Rinse rice to remove any surface starch Add the wet rice to the measured water […]

Cashew and Coconut Rice

1 cup China Doll Long Grain White Rice 1 teaspoon saffron 1 tablespoon warm milk 2 tablespoon ghee or coconut oil divided 15-20 whole cashews 2 whole green cardamom pods 6 cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup fresh coconut grated (frozen works well) 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoon raisins 1 teaspoon cardamom powder Wash, rinse and soak rice in water for 20 minutes.  Drain the rice and set to the side  Soak saffron in milk and set […]


Black-Eyed Peas and Ham, Instant Pot

  1 pound dried China Doll Black-Eyed peas, rinsed 6 cups chicken broth 8 oz. diced ham 2 tsp black pepper Add all ingredients to the Instant Pot, place and lock the lid. Cook for 30 minutes at high manual pressure. Allow the pot to depressurize.  

China Doll™ Red Beans and Rice in Pressure Cooker

1 pound (2 cups) China Doll™ Light Red Kidney Beans1 tablespoon vegetable oil2 green onions, chopped1/2 cup white or yellow onion, chopped1/4 cup celery leaves, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced6 cups water1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1/4 teaspoon hot sauce1 pound ham or sausage3 cups uncooked China Doll™ rice1/2 cup green onions, chopped, for garnish 1.     Rinse and sort the beans.2.      Place oil into the pot and heat.  Add […]

Instant Pot Rice Pudding

Ingredients: 2 cups Uncooked Dixie Lily Long grain white rice 4 cups milk 2 cups water 1 cup granulated sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup raisins pinch of salt 2 tablespoons unsalted butter Instructions: In the inner pot of your Instant Pot pressure cooker combine the rice, milk, water, sugar, cinnamon, raisins and salt. […]

Easy No Soak Slow Cooker Beans

<span style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” data-mce-type=”bookmark” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> Slow Cooker Method 12oz Beans:  NO SOAK METHOD Spread out dry beans and remove any foreign particles. Rinse beans, and then place in slow cooker with 4 ½ cups water. Add 1lb of ham, ham hock, hambone, or sausage to pot. Place slow cooker […]

Sautéed Shrimp with Cheese Grits

GRITS: 1-1/2 cups chicken broth 1-1/2 cups milk 3/4 cup Dixie Lily Quick Grits 1/4  tsp. salt or garlic salt 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese SAUTEED SHRIMP: 1 cup diced, cooked bacon 1/2 cup slivered onion 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tsp. hot sauce, or to taste 1/2 cup thinly sliced green […]


Red Beans and Rice

1        lb. (2 cups) Red Kidney Beans, soaked 1        Tbsp. vegetable oil 2        green onions, chopped 1/2    cup white or yellow onion, chopped 1/4     cup celery leaves, chopped 2        garlic cloves, minced 5        cups water 1        tsp. salt 1/4    tsp. pepper 1/4    tsp. hot sauce 1        lb. ham shank, cut […]

Santa Fe Chicken Chili

1/4       cup olive oil 4          cups chopped red bell peppers (4 medium) 2          cups chopped onions (2 medium) 2          cups chopped green bell peppers (2 medium) 8          medium cloves garlic, minced 3          tablespoons chili powder 2          teaspoons ground cumin 1/4       teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste 1          can (28 oz.) tomatoes, undrained 2          cans (14.5 […]