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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Cooking Sprouted Brown Rice

by borisabrams 1 year 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

by mike.foodguy 8 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?

by lisaleira 1 year 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?

by thecuriousone 1 year 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

by corin 1 year 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

by SognSpatula 1 year 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?

by pagal 1 year 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

by jtanida 1 year 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

by Steve 4 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

by lilith 1 year 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?

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?

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

by Hello Kitty 1 year 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...

Recommendations for boneless Hainan Chicken Rice or Khao Man Gai in Bay Area

by gabrielchow 2 years ago

I've been looking for places to eat boneless Hainan Chicken Rice in Bay Area. In LA, most places offer boneless Hainan Chicken Rice. So far I've only see 2 places in the bay area that serves it bon...

Cajun dirty rice dressing?

by rawright 2 years ago

I've been getting into creole spices lately which led me to trying my hand at making a big batch of dirty rice. The dressing recipe I used is below, but I also added some personalization to the rec...


by Fleur 15 years ago

I am trying to find a recipe for the best rice pudding . Do you prefer baked or made on top of the stove? Please share your recipes.

Popeye's Red Beans and Rice

by ksmburns 7 years ago

I have been trying to make red beans and rice for years. I have been trying to find a recipe that tastes like Popeye's but I have not had ay luck. There are many "copy Cat" recipes out there but no...

Sudden Aversion to Specific Food

by NShewmaker 2 years ago

Hey Everyone, The weirdest thing has come about over the past couple weeks in that I’ve formed a sudden aversion to rice (all kinds). Before anyone asks, no I am not pregnant. About two weeks...

How to cook Premium Japanese Rice with Instant Pot - Electric Pressure Cooker

by ymaz108 6 years ago

Since I got my Instant Pot IP-Duo60, I have tried numerous methods/combinations to cook my Japanese rice, which is pretty different than your regular grocery store bought brands, like Botan or Nish...

Best brand of Basmati rice?

by helena143 2 years ago

HI everyone, it's been a while since we have debated Basmati brands. In the meantime I have really noticed that Tilda has gone downhill. Has anyone discovered a better Basmati brand? Currently I am...