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...

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months 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 4 months 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 8 months 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 ...

Jū-ni Chirashi To Go | NOPA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months 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...

Kirik Pirinc - Broken Rice? How to use

by lisaleira 9 months 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...

Which Basmati is best?

by dafefe2016 4 years ago

I was reading about different preferences for this product among people familiar with the Basmati rice. This is some information, which requires further research. I believe, for better crop yield a...

Does anyone else find this combo more than a little repulsive? Mayo + White Rice

by ipsedixit 8 years ago

Co-worker was eating this at lunch. Squirt bottle of Hellman's and a big bowl of what looked like converted white rice. Squirt, mix, repeat, then eat. I don't know about you, but just the ...

What is the name of this delicious mystery dish?

by love22 9 months ago

I only had it once in Oklahoma if that helps. My job Just catered it in for us along with other stuff. Not important. All i can do is describe it. Lol if you know what it MIGHT be (or where i can b...

Storing Arborio Rice

by steph995 10 months ago

I couldn't find my preferred brand of arborio rice locally so I had to buy it in bulk from Amazon, which was four 32oz containers. This will take me years to get through, so I'm wondering what is ...

keeping rice warm for 4 hours

by uteDavidson 6 years ago

I am having a Mardi Gras party for 60 people and cooking Jambalay. Keeping the Jambalaya warm is not a problem, but what is the best method to keep the rice warm? Any suggestions very much appre...

Boston-style pork fried rice recipe

by Ryan1 8 years ago

im from boston area all my life and chinese take out is my favorite food. i moved to the south and cant find comparable chinese food ANYWHERE. does anyone have a recipe for pork fried rice like the...