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When you say boil it, ho long for ? I always end up over-cooking rice, which is why I nowadays use noodles all the time. I've effectively given up on rice.

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by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon May 5th, 2008 at 09:15:28 AM EST
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Steam, don't boil.

Ever since we got a steamer (originally for veg and fish) and discovered how good steamed rice is (white or brown), we've eaten less spaghetti.

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Mon May 5th, 2008 at 09:21:26 AM EST
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 minute less than it says on the packet, and importantly DO NOT STIR IT, you'll break the husk, turn out mush,and overcook the insides, while the outside will be overcooked.

Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Mon May 5th, 2008 at 09:41:02 AM EST
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My rice cooking times are always 20% to 40% less than what is recommended on the package. This has been true regardless of type of rice.

you are the media you consume.

by MillMan (millguy at gmail) on Mon May 5th, 2008 at 07:29:31 PM EST
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