Should You Rinse Rice Before Cooking?

To rinse or not to rinse: There are so many opinions and types of rice, the answer is daunting. Here, we break it down for you. Because like the answers to life's most lofty questions, there is no easy...

What Type Rice For A Crowd?

by zackly 5 months ago

I have to make rice for 50 people tomorrow. When I worked in restaurants back in the 70's-80's I always used long grain rice. Since then I've discovered many different types of rice. I will cook th...

Bugs in Rice-Is it still edible?

by iLoveFood 15 years ago

I have a giant bag of jasmine reice I bought a few months ago and it now has these tiny little gray bugs in it. Some are dead and others are alive and when I rinse my rice they float to the surfac...

Funky Fried Rice - Fluke or a touch of culinary genius??... either way, the end result WORKED!!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 7 months ago

In an effort to use up a whole bunch of left over boiled rice, I decided to put together a potpourri of 'what-ever' ingredients I managed to dig up from the fridge and tried making a fried rice out...

Jū-ni Chirashi To Go | NOPA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

When Covid-19 ended dine-in services, Michelin one-star Jū-ni was quick to regroup to offer take-away chirashi bowls, $39, beginning March 19. Last month after picking up yakitori at its sister res...

Plastic Food Storage Issues: Dry Goods going rancid or stale

by VFish 8 months ago

I think plastic storage has made some rice go rancid. Here are two. I had Basmati rice in a similar type of container that I had recycled for storage and opened it and it smelled rancid. I had c...

Rice and other things

tim irvine
by tim irvine 10 months ago

I have been reading more and more about issues with arsenic in rice due to the way it is farmed. There are various recommended cooking approaches to reduce concentrations. Has anyone else read or...

Fried rice - the simple great tasting daily dish

by CHSeifert 9 months ago

How do you make your fried rice ? I’m a fan. I make fried rice 1-2 times a month. It’s a mainstay for me now. I start out by cooking the rice in the early afternoon. Then let it rest. In t...

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

Intrigued by this coverage of Lee's One Fortune Farm, Hmong refugee farmers in Western North Carolina growing rice varieties native to the highlands of Laos. They sell at the local farmers market. ...

Going over-board with savory and aromatic ingredients in making my Classic Stirred Fried Sticky Rice with Cantonese wind-dried meats! ( 生炒糯米饭 )...

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 12 months ago

To combat the chilly weather, I decided to make myself one of my favorite savory, hearty, comfort food. Based on the ingredients used, I think I am to go trump any commercial version out there! Ha!...

Cooking rice in a Yunnan steam pot

by LilRedHen 12 months ago

I have just bought one of these beautiful steam pots, but the recipe book that came with it is entirely written in Chinese. Generally speaking, I don't think I will have a problem finding recipes ...

Cooking Sticky Rice in the Microwave

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

If you follow the Chinese-American tradition of serving sticky rice studded with lop cheong, Chinese bacon, ham, black mushrooms and other goodies as a side (or stuffed into) the holiday turkey, th...

October 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - ARANCINI

by LulusMom 1 year ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for October 2020. Our dish this month is arancini. These delightful treats got their name because they were the size of a small round orange, or arancino in Ita...

What Can I do with Sushi Rice?

by Steve 1 year ago

Aside from making rolls or other typical items like nigiri, what else can I make with my sushi rice? I have a bag of Tamanishiki super premium short grain rice, and it mostly just sits there in m...

Fried Rice Sticking/Carbon Steel Wok

by mcstatz 1 year ago

I'm having trouble getting fried rice to not stick. Last time I cooked friend rice (45 minutes ago), I was just doing something super simple: left over rice and stir fry from two nights ago. ...

Your preferred pot for rice cooking?

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

Let me hear your preferred pot to cook your rice in? I’m experimenting with different type of rice and cooking in different types of pots, pans and also a rice cooker at the moment. Sometime...

Thai Broken Rice

by Shyel 1 year ago

My thread of conversation is Thai Broken Rice. I want to know what is the way to prepare and cook this variety of rice to achieve the best results. I have read on some forum it has to be treated in...

Dutch Oven sizes - cooking 1-1.5 Cups of rice or beans

by jade408 1 year ago

So I am having the great existential crisis on what versatile dutch oven size to get. I am debating on 4 qt vs 5.5 qt Staub round cocettes. I need room to make 3-4 servings of stew and curry type d...

Cooking lentils and rice together

by newmarket2 1 year ago

I want to experiment with cooking lentils and rice together. My problem is that the cooking instructions for lentils alone and rice alone both vary widely. Green lentils seem to have different ...

Rice for more than one

by cheyrn 1 year ago

I don't have a rice cooker. I have Japanese short grained rice. Every recipe I've seen uses 1 cup of rice and 1 cup of water. If I try this with 2 cups of rice and 2 cups of water, the rice comes ...

Kirik Pirinc - Broken Rice? How to use

by lisaleira 1 year ago

Hello all! I am in Istanbul and bought a cheap kind of rice I found on the shelves here, called "Kirik Pirinc", which translates as "broken rice" (according to google translate). It kind of look l...