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  • Article

    All About Rice

    Rice is a staple of cuisines all over the world, and covers an astonishing amount of territory in terms of taste and texture. Yet a simple well-cooked bowl of rice…

  • Article

    Guide to Rice Varieties

    There are dozens of different ways to classify the scores of types of rice from all over the world, but rice is generally described as being long-, medium- or short-grained.…

  • Article

    Beyond Arborio: Discovering the 'Other' Risotto Rices

    Experiment with these varieties to find your favorite

  • Article

    Risotto: It's All in the Rice

    Well, maybe not entirely—the cooking method is important, too. But technique alone won’t give you the rich, creamy texture of authentic risotto. You have to use the right kind of…

  • Recipe

    Risotto alla Milanese (Risotto with Parmesan & Saffron)

    While it would be unfair to say that this is the risotto after which all others are derived—the Venetians provide plenty of competition—its lovely simplicity is hard to match. If…

  • Article

    Rice Alternatives for Risotto

    Carnaroli rice is a terrific substitute for Aborio in risotto recipes, says Jennifer Armentrout.

  • How-To

    Risotto: Elegant Comfort Food

    Italy's famed rice dish cooks up in only twenty minutes and—surprise!—doesn't need constant stirring

  • Recipe

    Spinach & Herb Risotto

    This makes a generous amount of pesto, so use half and freeze the rest for the next time you make risotto.

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    Wild Mushroom Risotto

    This wild mushroom risotto gets its deep flavor from a combination of dried and fresh mushrooms. A little drizzle of white truffle oil right before serving is delicious. For a…

  • How-To

    Starch Makes Rice Sticky or Fluffy

    Before you cook rice, it helps to understand its specific characteristics. The most important factor is the composition of the rice’s starch. In this article, food scientist Shirley Corriher explains…

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