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Rice

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

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by ipsedixit 7 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 ...

Storing Arborio Rice

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by steph995 21 days 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

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by uteDavidson 5 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

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by Ryan1 7 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...

Help requested re rice for a potluck

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by salemjan 3 months ago

I am charged with taking rice to an event for about 16 people. I have a small rice cooker that will not be able to keep up with the demand. Would it work for me to make multiple pots of rice and ...

Bugs in Rice-Is it still edible?

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by iLoveFood 14 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...

La Mesa, Massapequa

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by Gastronomos 4 months ago

https://www.newsday.com/lifestyle/restaurants/la-mesa-massapequa-1.39154074 Our very own, the Fabulous Erica Marcus, has a nice write up on a place I find worth a mention here. When you do go, ...

Cooking Sprouted Brown Rice

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by borisabrams 6 months ago

Hey! I just got a packet of sprouted brown rice and on the package, it says it takes 25 mins to cook but in my experience, brown rice never cooks to the package directions. How long would y...

Zatarain's rice mix in a Crock Pot

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by mike.foodguy 7 years ago

I want a simple, throw-together-in-the-morning Jambalaya that will be ready at the end of the day. Any reason I can't dump a box of Zatarain's, water, butter/oil, and meat in the Crock Pot?

Mushy rice for dumplings?

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by lisaleira 9 months ago

Hello! I have some mushy over cooked rice that was this expensive black rice, that I don’t wanna throw out. I was googling some possible recipes for mushy over cooked rice, a lot of them seem t...

What is worth the schlep?

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by thecuriousone 8 months ago

Hi All So much is distributed by the big chains. My question is about places that stock locally produced items. I'm looking for the small supermarkets that stock rub/east coast sauce, fresh gro...

Rice for paella

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by corin 9 months ago

Any idea where I can find rice for paella like Bomba rice. I'm in the Markham area but would be willing to travel into Toronto.

Basmati Rice Equivalent to Whole Foods 365

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by SognSpatula 8 months ago

My wife and I like the Whole Foods 365 brand basmati rice, but at $4.29/lb for the organic stuff it's way more than buying a 10 pound bag at the Asian grocery store. The issue is that most basma...

Oversoaking rice?

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by pagal 10 months ago

I generally soak my basmati rice for 30 minutes before cooking it. Are there any drawbacks to soaking the rice longer than that? Can it absorb too much water?

Animal fat in El Pollo Loco

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by jtanida 10 months ago

Verified w El Pollo Loco Customer Service their Rice & Beans are cooked without any Animal products. Great news for us Vegetarians.

Red Yeast Rice

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by Steve 3 years ago

I tried to make red yeast rice (a Chinese product) for the first time. I read that it can be made like regular white rice, but it came out tremendously bitter. Also, it softened and turned to mus...

ISO red yeast rice

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by lilith 11 months ago

I am looking for red yeast rice (紅曲米) for cooking and colouring in Toronto or in the GTA. I am looking for inexpensive food item and not those expensive red yeast rice pills you get from health foo...

Any tips for making large quantities of rice?

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by cpulliam 11 years ago

I'm going to be cooking white rice for around 150 and I'm worried about it getting too mushy. Should I cook small batches and then add together? Should I undercook it? It's going on a buffet so...

In Viet cuisine, what's the deal with broken rice?

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by stratford 13 years ago

I see Vietnamese restaurants often use broken rice in their rice plates. Is broken rice a lower grade version of rice or do they break it on purpose so that dishes are served this way? What's the...

Sushi rice question

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by Hello Kitty 12 months ago

I make my own sushi every once in a while, and I make it as soon as the rice cools. But I need to make some California rolls for a teacher dinner, but I work all day. Can I make my sushi rice in th...