LDEI Table Talks – 🌾Celebrate the Flavors of Rice

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The St Louis and Minnesota chapters invite everyone to join us in celebrating the heritage of rice

March is National Nutrition Month® and this year’s theme is “Celebrate A World of Flavors.”

In this Zoom presentation, we will share information on wild rice, which is grown in Minnesota, and information about rice grown in Missouri.

Join us on March 10 from 6-7 p.m. CST when James Beard award winning food-writer
Beth Dooley will talk about wild rice and its bounty in the heartland, she will also present
a delicious recipe.

Along with Beth, Registered Dietitian Lana Shepek will discuss the nutrition and versatility of rice grown in Missouri. Tammy Wong, who for
decades has presided over Minneapolis’s beloved
Rainbow Cafe, will talk about rice in Asian cuisine and culture. Together, they will share terrific information about diverse types of rice, tips
for preparation and its valuable role in our diets.