How to Cook RiceMay 3, 2016
To my eternal shame, I had some terrible eating habits as a child. Chief among them was my tendency to shun rice. Why? Why did I do this to myself? Was it because I didn’t know how to cook rice?
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Not knowing how to cook something can often render it unachievable and unappealing in terms of your diet. I think my pathetic inability to figure out how to prepare a delish staple enjoyed all over the world must have contributed to my not liking it. Perhaps I had an undercooked batch once and never ventured it again. Whatever the reason, When I finally tucked into some rice at a Thai restaurant well into my high school years (I know…at least I learned, eh?), it was a revelation. Pillowy soft, fluffy and just a little sticky; the perfect backdrop to a buttery Massaman curry. I couldn’t believe I’d eschewed it for so long. After that point, there was no holding me back.
With new found enthusiasm for rice I set out trying to perfect it at home. We’ve decided to spare you all of that hassle and explain the foolproof way to make perfect, pillowy rice every time.