If you feel beaten down by your weekday grind, don't let it get in the way of sitting down and enjoying healthy family dinners. With crazy after-school carpool routines and extensive homework assignments, it can feel almost impossible to cook homemade
A gentle braising ensures that squid is soft--not rubbery, as it can be if overcooked on higher heat. Rice is then cooked in the broth, the starch making the liquid creamy. Squid ink provides unusual color and a hint of pleasant briny flavor.