Rice Pilaf with Raisins and Hazelnuts
Yield: Serves 4 to 6.The use of an herbed wine for plumping the raisins gives this pilaf an intriguing, distinctive taste.
Ingredients:1 cup rice (wild rice is best, if available)
1/3 cup butter
2 cups beef broth
1/4 cup coarsely chopped hazelnuts
1/4 cup raisins, plumped in port wine, lightly seasoned with turmeric, to cover