Sauteed leek, celery, and carrot form a flavorful base; potatoes add heft; and Parmesan rind makes the broth luxurious and savory. But the real stars of the dish are asparagus, English peas, and sugar snap peas, each contributing seasonal flavor to every spoonful.
Inspired by the Persian dish tahdig, this skillet rice cake gets especially crisp as it cooks. A layer of potatoes is cooked on the bottom of the rice, then the cake is flipped to serve so the potatoes are on the top.
Use a sturdy pot, skillet, or slow cooker to prepare complete hearty meals, including beef stew, chicken and dumplings, chili, vegetarian curry, gumbo, shrimp jambalaya, paella, arroz con pollo, and much more.