I thought this was good, but my husband thought it a little bland. I might add some thyme next time I make it. Also the rice turned pretty mushy, it was almost like a bread pudding texture, not a bad thing, just not what I expected. I used regular brown long grain rice. I couldn't find cremini mushrooms at the store, so I used a 6 oz. package of mixed gourmet mushrooms and also an 8 oz. package of baby bella mushrooms.