4 cups water, 2 cups dry rice, and 1 T. butter. Bring to a boil. Turn to low heat. Cover and Simmer 2o minutes or until all water is absorbed.
Shred about 1/2 c. SHARP or extra sharp cheddar cheese~ add to rice.
Add 1/8- 1/4c. black olives~ sliced.
Add 1/2 c. canned or frozen spinach.
Season with a bit of salt and pepper, and serve as a side dish.
Matt suggested this would be very good with seafood bits: oysters, clams, mussels, etc. I wouldn't know because the mere THOUGHT of those things turn my stomach! But-if they do not affect yours that way-try it out! ;-)