Cooking Rice Using the Pasta Method

Here’s a fool-proof method to cook rice. Use for stir fries or any dish that has plain rice on the side. Or,¬†saut√© some minced shallots or onions, a couple of minced cloves of garlic in olive oil and the rice and peas to the onions, season and serve.


6 cups cold water
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 cup rice


Bring the water and salt to a boil in a medium-size saucepan, stir in the rice and cook for the time indicated on the package. Drain.

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