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10 Types of Rice and How They Differ

This article explores 10 types of rice and how their flavor, texture, and origin influence their use in cooking. Learn about jasmine, basmati, wild rice, and more.


History of Mexican Rice and How to Make It Perfectly

Is your Mexican rice flavorful and fluffy, or icky and sticky? Here's what you need to know to make a perfect batch of this well-loved Tex-Mex side dish.


Jasmine Rice With Lemongrass and Ginger

If you are looking for a wonderful, delicious, easy, and sophisticated side dish, this jasmine rice with lemongrass and ginger is exactly what you are looking for. It can be paired with a lot of main dishes from different backgrounds. It is easy to make and insanely delicious.


Creamy Pickled Beets Risotto Recipe

This simple, easy, and fast recipe produces a delicious combination of sweet, cheesy, and creamy beet risotto, an excellent vegetarian meal that's a delight to eat.


TLOG Mini Rice Cooker Review: What You Need to Know Before Buying One

The TLOG Mini Rice Cooker is a handy kitchen appliance that doesn't take up much counter space. However, it is expensive for its size. This is what you need to know before buying one.


3 Best Mini Rice Cookers

Obtaining the right mini rice cooker enables you to make perfect rice every time without using up valuable counter or storage space. This article lists my three suggestions and explains my reasons and experiences.


How to Cook Perfect, Fluffy White Rice Every Time

Learn how to cook fluffy white. This method works for many types of rice, including basmati, jasmine, long-grain, and short-grain.


What Is Chinese Forbidden Black Rice? Plus 10 Raw Vegan Meal Ideas

What is forbidden black rice? And why is it called forbidden? This article will tell you everything you need to know about this type of rice, plus 10 ways raw vegans and vegans can enjoy it!


How to Make Perfect Chinese Fried Rice Every Time

Is your homemade fried rice as good as it could be, or is it a disappointing mushy mess? Learn how to perfect this popular Chinese dish.


How to Cook Fluffy Basmati Rice the Easy Way

This simple recipe for cooking basmati rice will produce perfect, fluffy rice every time. Serve alongside your favourite curry.


Easy Veggie Fried Rice Without Eggs

This veggie fried rice is easy to throw together and has just a few ingredients. You can use it as a side dish or even a main dish. This recipe is egg-free since we have allergies in our home, but you could easily adjust the recipe to include eggs.


Exploring Risotto: History and How to Take It From Comfort Food to Classic Dining

Risotto is a Northern Italian rice dish. It began as a peasant meal but, with a few additions, can be transformed into a spectacular, luxurious dinner. Let me share with you the origins of this wonderful, flavorful, adaptable dish.


Loving Leftovers: How to Use up Leftover Rice

Is there anything more sad or uninviting than a cold bowl of rice? While it makes great stir-fry (I have 2 recipes here), there's even more that you can do. Let's explore.


Glazed Vegetable Fried Rice

This delicious sweet and spicy glazed vegetable fried rice is a great budget-friendly vegetarian entree.


How to Make Cheesy Garlicky Breakfast Fried Rice With Egg

Do you love rice? I love eating rice for breakfast because it's a great source of energy to kick-start my day. This is a recipe for a simple breakfast that is packed with flavorful taste.


How to Cook Fluffy Rice on the Stove

How often do you eat rice per day? In many parts of the world, rice is considered to be a staple food, and depending on the region, rice can be cooked in many different ways. Learn the basics of how to cook fluffy rice.


Dominican-Style Rice and Beans Recipe

This Dominican-inspired dish is a healthy take on traditional cuisine. It's a good source of protein, fiber, and vegetables. It's also kosher, dairy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and suitable for Weight Watchers and 21-Day Fix—and with a few tweaks, it's good for low-carb and vegan diets, too.


How to Make Canned Sardines Fried Rice

Have you tried adding canned sardines to your fried rice? I tried it and was pleasantly surprised by the delicious results. Take your boring canned sardines to the next level.


How to Make Tuna Lemon Caper Fried Rice

Enjoy the taste of tuna, lemon, and capers in one dish by simply mixing these ingredients with leftover rice. In just 15 minutes, you can prepare and cook this wonderful dish at home. Check out the recipe to learn how I made a fried rice version of a pasta recipe.


Easy Matar Pulao Recipe (Green Peas and Rice)

Quick and easy Indian-style matar pulao, or green peas and rice cooked with just a few aromatic spices. Recipe video included.


Easy 3-Step Vegan Tomato Fried Rice Recipe

If you like rice-based dishes with lots of veggies, this is the perfect recipe for you. It's really easy to make, and the vegetables can be substituted with whatever you happen to have in your refrigerator. A simple, light, and delicious vegan recipe that everyone will enjoy!


Simple Fried Rice Recipe Using Four Leftovers

Learn how I turned four leftovers into one delicious dish in an instant. This meal is affordable and easy to make.


How to Make Beaten Rice Upma (Poha Upma)

Beaten rice (flattened rice) is a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. It is gluten-free, fat-free, and lactose-free. Adding spicy seasonings, onions, and tomatoes makes this poha upma a mouth-watering dish.


Mexican Brown Rice With Brown Beans Recipe

Brown beans are a nutritional powerhouse of nutrients that your body needs. This Mexican brown rice is a delicious meal made with brown rice, beans, and vegetables. This is a guilt-free and yummy meal, even for diabetics. You can eat it as is. Serving it with a yogurt-based raita will be a luxury!


Copycat Chipotle Cilantro-Lime Rice Recipe

That fabulous cilantro-lime rice served at Chipotle restaurants is super simple to make at home, so you can capture that fresh, bright flavor anytime you want. Just a few ingredients and a few minutes, and you'll have a new family favorite!


How to Make Idli Cutlets

Idli is a popular Indian breakfast food. This steamed dumpling is made with rice semolina and white lentil batter. Have leftover idlis at home? You can make awesome cutlets with them—and here's a wonderful recipe to make them.


How to Make Mom's Brazilian Rice With Vegetables

Rice is eaten by most of the world's population daily, but it need not always be prepared in the same way. This is a simple yet delicious recipe that will provide you with a new way to enjoy rice.


How to Make Vegetable Yogurt Rice (Vegetable Tahari)

Made with vegetables and curds, vegetable tahari is a main course rice dish that is mildly spicy, aromatic, and very tasty. Serve it for breakfast or lunch, or pack it for school or a picnic.


How to Make Rice Pilaf

Rice pilaf is a family favorite and super easy to make. Toasted orzo pasta, rich chicken broth, and rice simmer together to nutty, fluffy perfection. Check out how easy this fabulous dish is!


Rice Recipes: How to Make Eggplant Rice or Vangi Bath

Eggplant (brinjal) is a multi-purpose vegetable, and you can make many spicy dishes with it. Vangi bath, or eggplant rice, is an easy main course dish made with rice, eggplant, and spices.


How to Make Creamy Avocado (Butter Fruit) Rice

Avocado contains antioxidants and healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. Its buttery texture has a good mouthfeel. This avocado rice is very delicious, creamy, a little tangy, and flavorful.


Easy Lemon Rice With Carrots

Lemons are a known source of vitamin C, calcium, B-complex vitamins, iron, fiber and other nutrients and minerals. Lemon rice is an easy way to include them in your meal. Try this yummy, tangy rice!


How to Make Puliyogare or Tamarind Rice

Puliyogare or tamarind rice is a popular South Indian dish. You can make this tangy and spicy rice bath in a jiffy using a ready puliyogare masala. Buy this spice mix from your nearby Indian stores.


Methi Chana Pulav or Fenugreek Chickpea Pulav Recipe

Fenugreek black chickpea pulav is an easy and healthy one-pot meal, and pairs well with a yogurt-based cucumber and onion raita.


Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe

Cabbage is a rich source of dietary fiber, iron, calcium, phosphorous, and vitamins. In this main course dish, the cabbage is crunchy and delicious. Serve it with cucumber-onion raita on the side.


How to Make Fried Rice From Leftovers

A guide to making a simple fried rice dish with leftover rice, meat, and veggies.


An Illustrated Guide to Making Carrot Rice

Carrots are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. It has beta-carotene in it, which may help reduce blood sugar levels, improve eyesight, and regulate blood pressure.


How to Make Cumin or Jeera Rice

Want to have a light and yummy dinner? Make this easy and simple cumin rice that can be made in half an hour. It is a main course rice dish made with whole garam masala, onion, ghee, and cumin seeds.


Cabbage Fried Rice Recipe

Unlike other fried rice, cabbage fried rice is simple to cook and does not need many ingredients. Stir-fried cabbage gives this dish a distinct flavor. It only takes a few minutes to make this.


What's so Special About Spanish Paella Rice?

What's the best rice for paella, and how is it different from other kinds of rice? Find out where to get it and some handy substitutes.


Healthy Recipes: Bisi Bele Bath (Hot Lentil Rice) Recipe

Bisi bele bath is a rice-based dish that originates in Karnataka, India. It is a hot lentil rice made of vegetables, pigeon peas, rice, and many spices. It has an awesome taste and should be eaten hot.


Healthy Garlic Fried Rice Recipe

Yum . . . this dish is so garlicky. Unlike other fried rice, garlic fried rice is very simple to cook and does not contain any sauce. The ingredients used here are all natural.


Chinese-Style Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Fried rice can be made in many ways, using vegetables, chicken, eggs, etc. The recipe here is for a restaurant-style vegetable fried rice. This is made Chinese-style using soya (soy) sauce.


Asparagus Risotto: Simple, Heavenly, and Delicious

This tasty vegan risotto will take you only 30 minutes and drift you to heaven.


Exploring Rice: Take It Beyond White, Bland, and Boring

When you hear the word "rice," do you immediately think white, bland, and boring? Think again—rice can be a flavorful gourmet delight. And more than half of us could not live without it.


Harvesting Wild Rice

Hear the story of the Anishinabe people, and how they came to harvest wild rice from canoes with push poles and hand flails in what is today NE Minnesota.


How to Cook 10 Common Types of Rice

With rice being the main food source for over half of the world's population, it's pretty important to know how to cook it. Here are simple cooking directions for 10 commonly found varieties of rice.


Main Dish Wild Rice & Spinach Salad

Combine wild and brown rice with spinach and a drizzle of heart-healthy olive oil, and maybe some low-fat proteins, for a surprisingly savory main dish salad.


Spanish Brown Rice Recipe: Delicious, Whole Grain, and Healthy

Typically made with white rice, Spanish rice can be easily made with whole grain brown rice. Adapted from my mother's recipe, this recipe for Spanish brown rice is simple and delicious!


Sour Cream and Herb Risotto

This creamy rice dish, flavored with sour cream and a blend of herbs, makes an excellent side for most meals. The recipe is gluten-free, and can easily be adapted to be dairy-free or vegan.