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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How many types of fried rice dishes are there in the world?

by rworange 9 years ago

I was looking at a restaurant menu that had Malasian fried rice on the menu. For some reason, you have to order it a day in advance because it is labor-intensive to make. Googling on the web, I...

How to cook rice for 20-30 people?

by loraxc 9 years ago

I am making beans and rice as part of the menu for a party. How do I make rice for this many? I usually cook rice on the stove (no rice cooker)--can I multiply amounts and have it turn out okay? Al...

How well does rice freeze?

by LaureltQ 9 years ago

We are going to be tiling our kitchen soon and expect the project to take a couple weeks. During that time, my stove will be out of the kitchen, and as such, unusable. I plan to spend a weekend l...

young chow fried rice vs house fried rice

by fldhkybnva 7 years ago

I'm in the mood for Chinese takeout tonight and in my perusal of the menu spotted Young Chow fried rice. I did a quick google search and it seemed similar/same as house fried rice but the menu als...

What is the best way to reheat left over rice?

by Desidero 14 years ago

I have been told that the best way to reheat left over rice is to put some water in it and to microwave it. Is that true? What about if the rice is already mixed in with the meat, as with Indian fo...

January 2012 COTM: Essential Pepin: Pasta, Rice, Grains and Potatoes

by LulusMom 8 years ago

Please use this thread to discuss and review recipes from the chapter about pasta, rice, grains and potatoes. The Chowhound Team has asked me to remind you that verbatim copying of recipes to t...

The perfect fried rice?

by Puffin3 8 years ago

I've tried and tried to make 'perfect' fried rice only to be disappointed. What is 'perfect'? Light fluffy not mushy slightly browned (not by using soy sauce). It always seems to stick to the fry p...

Fluffy rice from a rice cooker?

by rworange 8 years ago

I love my rice cooker because I can just throw the rice and water in there and not watch it. However, it always comes out sticky. How to fluff it up? I've been using long grain rice. Should i u...

Cooked White Rice.....how long does it keep?

by cb1 7 years ago

I have a container of white rice from a take-out place that's a week old. Would you still use it? Was getting ready to throw it out for trash day tomorrow and then I thought some fried rice using...

Hot Sour Salty Sweet: salads/ rice and rice dishes

by redwood2bay 13 years ago

February 2007 Cookbook of the Month: Hot Sour Salty Sweet by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes from the sections on salads and on rice and rice dishes...

Rice, Cooked

by sylvan 8 years ago

I've read several recipes that call for rice cooked a few days before. How long is cooked rice good in the refrigerator? I've refrigerated it for four days and it still tastes fine. Is left ...

Rice Krispy Treats without marshmallows?

by punkin712 12 years ago

Does anybody have a recipe for Rice Krispy treats made without marshmallows? I've seen a peanut butter version that uses corn syrup, but nothing for the standard version. I'm a vegetarian and v...

healthy way of seasoning/cooking brown rice

by yum 14 years ago

i love brown rice and was wondering if anyone has a great recipe for a more flavorful and tasty but still really healthy way of cooking/steaming brown rice? thanks for your help!

White Rice Vs. Jasmine Rice

by Saabiar 13 years ago

Can someone tell me the differences in taste between these two rice varieties?

Rinse the rice?

by KayZee 12 years ago

Several cook books I own say that rinsing rice (brown or white) reduces stickiness. The Mahatma rice bag and other cook books say NEVER rinse. Is there a consensus of opinion here? Also, what...

June 2011 Cookbook of the Month: SEDUCTIONS OF RICE

by bayoucook 9 years ago

Welcome to the June 2011 COTM, SEDUCTIONS OF RICE by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid. We will use this thread for general discussion about the book, menu planning, and online links to the books' re...

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