This homey, old-fashioned recipe was due for a comeback—if only we could get the rice and the ground meat on the same schedule.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
What happens when you add raw rice to ground meat, form it into balls, and cook it? As the rice swells, it sticks out of the meatball like porcupine quills—hence the name. But rice takes longer to cook than meat, and the ground beef was tou...