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Old 05-27-2009, 12:40 PM   #11
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Hello Chopsticks. Welcome. If you can cook rice, you have the base for a good meal any time. We like rice too. We don't eat it with milk and sugar like some do - ours are usually a dinner meal, unless it is leftover, then lunch.
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:14 PM   #12
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arborio. i hate rice unless it's that kind or sushi.
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:26 PM   #13
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No one type of rice is the best for all dishes. Right now, we have these six types in the pantry:
  • Long-Grain White -- regular rice for most American dishes
  • Medium-Grain White (CalRose) -- a sticky variety for serving with Asian dishes
  • Arborio -- for Risotto
  • California Brown -- for general use in place of regular white rice
  • Jasmine -- for Asian dishes
  • White Basmati -- for Indian dishes
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Old 05-27-2009, 01:55 PM   #14
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The types I try to always have on hand are Arborio, organic long grain brown, and some sort of blend. Right now I have Lundberg's Mahogany rice, which has a really deep, rich flavor. I have stopped using "regular" white rice. "Regular" at Chez Julia is Organic long grain brown rice.
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Old 05-27-2009, 02:41 PM   #15
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long-grain white rice
arborio
forbidden
brown
jasmine
brown and wild mix
wild (which is a grass SRL, you are right)
Thai sweet rice
sushi rice
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Old 05-27-2009, 03:05 PM   #16
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Actually, ALL rices are members of the "grass" family. So-called "wild" rice is just a different genus, or branch, if you will.
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Old 05-27-2009, 03:40 PM   #17
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White, brown and arborio (for risotto)
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Old 05-28-2009, 08:22 AM   #18
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long grain converted, long grain "sticky", medium grain (great mixed with groats), canaroli and arborio short grain rices, black rice, red rice, wild rice (not really a rice), basmati, brown rice of a few types: short, long , and basmati.
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Old 05-28-2009, 09:57 AM   #19
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White, brown and arborio..
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Old 05-28-2009, 10:26 AM   #20
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Let me see.....white and brown (both in long and short grain), basmati, sushi, arbrorio, jasmine. Are there any others?
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