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How to Cook Rice

Learn the secrets to cooking a perfect pot of rice that is fluffy and moist, never mushy or undercooked.

Sarah Breckenridge
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Cooking a basic pot of rice seems like it should be simple, but even great cooks can find it frustrating. You get rice that comes out too hard, rice that comes out too mushy, or a crust of scorched rice at the bottom of the pot. In this video, our Test Kitchen expert shows you how to avoid all those pitfalls and cook the perfect pot of rice every time.

Cooking a basic pot of rice seems like it should be simple, but even great cooks can find it challenging. At times, you may get rice that comes out too hard, rice that comes out too mushy, or a crust of scorched rice at the bottom of the pot. In this video, you’ll learn how to avoid all those pitfalls and cook the perfect pot of fluffy rice every time.

Want more information on how to cook rice? Read How to Cook Rice Perfectly for guidance and troubleshooting tips and download our Guide to Rice. Then try out your new rice skills on dozens of rice and risotto recipes.

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