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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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...

DUNLOP March Cookbooks of Month: Noodles, Dumplings and Rice

by oakjoan 13 years ago

There are chapters in each book on Noodles and Dumplings and Rice. Land of Plenty adds "Other Street Treats" and those recipes should be part of this thread.

Hawaiian rice...What kind is it?

by Dinermite 5 years ago

I just came back from a fabulous trip in Maui and Honolulu! The food there was amazing! Reading some of the Maui reports on this page make me want to go right back! I had a good number of mi...


by TanglinBoy 10 years ago

Has anyone gone to Best Biryani Corner lately? They used to be @ Sheppard/Birchmount and someone told me they moved to Lawrence/Brimley but I can't find them. Are they gone? Does anyone have a fet...

October 2013 Cookbooks of the Month, THE FOOD OF PORTUGAL and THE NEW PORTUGUESE TABLE: Vegetables, Rice and Salads; Eggs, Vegetables and Rice

by BigSal 7 years ago

Please use this thread to report on the following chapters from the October Cookbooks of the Month: Vegetables, Rice and Salads (The Food of Portugal), pages 201 – 222 Eggs, Vegetable and Ric...

How to Cook Basmati Rice in Rice Cooker?

by brandondt 3 years ago

I have a really nice Tiger rice cooker that I cook jasmine rice in. Jasmine rice works great, but when I try to cook basmati rice, it gets really clumpy, broken, and sticky. I would like the rice...

Have you made Persian rice? talk to me.

by migmigmig 3 years ago

I searched the old posts on Chowhound for discussion of Persian rice, but didn't find much useful or current. If you've made a big pot of pretty, jeweled Persian rice, I'd love to pick your brain. ...

Rice Pudding

by randyjl 6 years ago

I made my first rice pudding today. It said to rinse the rice before cooking. I forgot and it turned out fine. Why rinse it?

advice on cooking rice in high altitude

by Lynndsey Rigberg 9 years ago

Happy Holidays Chowhounds! I am vacationing at high altitude (8100 ft) and staying with some friends in their lovely home. They have requested that I cook them an authentic chinese dinner. No pr...

How much water to cook rice?

by Douglassiter 3 years ago

The directions on plain long grained rice on the stovetop call for 2:1 mixture of water:rice. I understand that many people do it with a rice cooker with 1:1. Some people do it with 1.5:1 on the st...

Pantry moths/rice bugs: whats the problem?

by al@Fairfax 14 years ago

The recent posts on pantry moths and bugs in rice have got me wondering. I too have the moths and, yes, they are a mild nuisance buzzing around. I have found not bugs but tiny larvae in my jasmine ...

Any short grain rice for risotto?

by MadameC 3 years ago

Hello all, I've just found some nice organic short grain rice produced here in France and am wondering if I could used this as a direct substitute for more traditional risotto rice. I think its th...

Stuffed Peppers: do you brown the meat before making yours?

by mschow 11 years ago

I was thinking about making stuffed red peppers for dinner. Just to check the proper amount of meat vs rice to cook, I looked at some recipes online. Most of them call for browning the meat befor...

January 2010 COTM: Patricia Wells POTATOES, RICE AND POLENTA

by yamalam 11 years ago

Welcome to the POTATOES, RICE AND POLENTA thread for the January 2010 Cookbook of the Month, featuring Bistro Cooking & Trattoria: Simple and Robust Fare Inspired by the Small Family Restaurants of...

Converted Rice?

by Marianna215 14 years ago

I recently got a slow cooker, and have realized that every recipe with Rice specifies converted rice. Can I sub regular rice for converted rice?

Why is my All-Clad pot foaming over?

by helena143 3 years ago

Guys I'm so frustrated. I have waited YEARS to be able to afford an All-Clad 4-quart saucepan to cook my rice in. I have now tried making rice in it three times and every single time the rice "wate...

Mastering Rice

by jay07 3 years ago

Hello, new here and looking for some advice. I have tried cooking brown rice a few different times now and have been successful with taste but I can't seem to get the texture right. Every time it...

Chicken and Yellow Rice.. HELP!!! HELP!!! HELP!!!

by kmlampman16 8 years ago

Every time I make chicken and yellow rice it messes up. I boil a whole chicken and then debone it. I take two bags of family size yellow rice (vigo). I bring 10 cups of my chicken stock to a boil...