How to Cook Rice

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Rice is a staple for more than half the world's population, making it one of the most popular grains and an important part of nearly every cuisine, especially in Asian cooking. The basic characteristics of the different varieties of rice and how to cook and store each one properly are grains of truth every cook should know.

In this article, you'll find a basic primer on rice to get you started. Let's begin with a lesson on the different types of rice available on the next page.

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