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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Chicken and Rice Guys

by Carty 5 years ago

OK I did a search and did come up with much recent except references in more general food truck threads. I like the Chicken and Rice Guys. Here's why: 1. Stupid simple menu. 2. Chicken is go...

September COTM “Vietnamese”: Rice, Noodles, "Banh" & More

by MMRuth 12 years ago

September 2008 Cookbooks of the Month: Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table by Mai Pham and Into the Vietnamese Kitchen by Andrea Nguyen. Please post your full-length reviews of rice, noodle, banh ...

Need Help on Rice Cooker Size + Rice Seasonings!?!?

by inopethflames 5 years ago

i wanna get a zojirushi rice cooker, but im not sure what size i would need. my household has 3 adults so would the 5 1/2 cup size be needed or is the 3 cup size sufficient, i cant exactly picture...

Reduce starch from rice..

by chow_rk 7 years ago

We know rice is a starchy grain.. given that the question is how to reduce that starch! Few suggestions I've heard - 1. boiling rice with excess water and when rice is cooked, discard the extra...

what is the trick to not have rice boil over?

by smilingal 5 years ago

I have tried larger pots, placing a piece of foil over the top of the pot then placing it's lid on to create a tighter seal...nothing seems to work when I make rice. Basmati rice - 2 cups water to...

Red wine in hayashi rice?

by wjddbfl 5 years ago

I want to try making hayashi rice for the first time, but all the recipes I have looked at (almost forty now...) call for red wine, but don't specify what kind. Dry? Sweet? Just ordinary cheap c...

Butter mochi

by Monica 8 years ago

I discovered a dessert called butter mochi recently while browsing my favorite food blog and i want to try making it this weekend. It really sounds woderful and tasty as I love chewy texture. Any...

About rice as pie weights

by lacoet 5 years ago

I have some sweet brown rice that I used in a project for a while . I'm wondering if I could now recycle it as pie weights, I know that white rice may be used for that purpose. Does somebody know i...

Best fried rice

Yaqo Homo
by Yaqo Homo 13 years ago

So where's the best fried rice in they city? Can be hole-in-the-wall or a fancy Asian fusion joint.

Looking for bomba - (paella rice) in Minneapolis

by adrenalin1 9 years ago

Can anyone help I am looking for Bomba, in Minneapolis. Previous posts to inquiries on where to buy Spanish groceries suggested it could be found at Surdyks, and Kowalski's, Whole Foods and Bill's...

What kind of rice do Chinese restaurants use for fried rice?

by nycguy20011 5 years ago

What kind of rice do Chinese restaurants use for fried rice? I've heard it's Calrose, but is it just any brand of Calrose?

Hibachi Fried Rice vs. Chinese Fried Rice

by RGC1982 12 years ago

We've been on a mission in my kitchen to replicate the taste of the fried rice you get when at a decent hibachi restaurant. In my travels, I have managed to replicate Chinese style fried rices, bu...

Rice to use in Paella ~ need some advice ~

by IslandGirl 15 years ago

I'm going to make paella for six this weekend and I've run out of Callasparra rice and will not be able to obtain any before the weekend. Should I use Arborio rice for its ability to hold its shap...

[Titi, Malaysia] Hakka Cakes from Soong Seng

by klyeoh 5 years ago

Titi is a tiny Hakka-Chinese village about 100km's drive from Kuala Lumpur, through the hills of Hulu Langat. It's claim-to-fame: the incredible plethora of hard-to-find steamed Hakka rice cakes or...

Gordon Ramsay's quick method of preparing risotto

by Antilope 12 years ago

Here is Gordon Ramsay's quick method of preparing risotto as described on the web link at the bottom of this post. According to the website, this is the method used to prepare risotto for the F Wo...

Recipe/How to Make Greek Lemon Rice?

by mike_r 5 years ago

Hey, I'm hoping for a recipe or tips on how to make Greek lemon rice. Ya' know the orange-yellow, slightly greasy rice you can get from the corner gyro/Greek place? I tried making one but it ...

Sticky, Mushy Rice...HELP

by jcattles 13 years ago

I don't know what I do, but everytime I make rice, it's an overcooked, mushy, sticky mess. I'm not sure if altitude has anything to do with it. I live above 7200 feet. I have tried rinsing, not rin...

Reheating Frozen Rice

by BerkshireTsarina 13 years ago

Whenever I use my rice cooker I make extra so I can freeze portion sizes for another meal. The freezing part works fine. The problem comes in the reheating. The reheated rice almost always tastes d...

STUFFED VEGETABLES! Home Cooking Dish of the Month (September 2014)

by L.Nightshade 6 years ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for the September Dish of the Month. This month we'll all be preparing Stuffed Vegetables. We've got lots of leeway this month: any vegetable, and any stuffing. Let ...