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Old 01-20-2005, 05:11 AM   #31
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Old 01-20-2005, 02:42 PM   #32
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Man, I must be in the minority for using a rice cooker and my hand to measure the water!

I've made rice since I was a kid, but never taught to measure the water with a cup or any sort of container (long grain rice from Asian store, stuff from American grocery store tastes different...don't know why). Two ways to measure: 1. with the palm of your hand, lay it on the rice, gently, and the water should come up somewhere betwee your knuckle and the middle joint on the finger. option 2 is to stick the middle finger in the water, touching the rice and it should hit in the middle of the two lines in your finger.

Brown rice is different, I usually put more water than I do for white rice.

Probably bad news for me if I ever want to teach someone how to cook rice. :?

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Old 01-20-2005, 08:18 PM   #33
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Yeah I use the knuckle method as well. However after I switched to that method I mentioned above, considering its boiling water that you put in with the rice to begin with I have...shied away from that method somewhat.
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I find it very interesting all the different ways of cooking rice, and all this time I figured it was just 2 parts water/1 part rice. Even though I do the same method each time, it seems hit and miss if my rice comes out right. From reading these posts, I think one of the things I will change is boiling the water before I put the rice in. I've been adding it all together and cooking from there. I think I will make some tonight and see how it turns out. Thanks everyone! :D

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