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How to Make Basic White Rice

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White rice
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When my oldest son decided to cook dinner for his family and asked how to make white rice, I got a little worried. You see, he was also making leg of lamb. How was he supposed to make lamb when he didn't know how to make white rice? Luckily, rice is so easy to make, he became a real pro after making it one time. The lamb was a whole different story...


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups uncooked white rice


In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups of water to boil. Add rice, stir with a fork to ensure rice is level and and covered in water.

Cover and reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for about 20 minutes.
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White Rice!, Member ChinStrap

Who would have thought that white rice would be as simple as white rice and water in such a perfect ratio! Thank you so much! Without this recipe, I would most likely starve! I put forth a quarter stick of butter too! I even taught my chimp how to make rice it was so simple!

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