1. In a 2-quart saucepan, bring water and
salt to a rapid boil over high heat; stir in white
rice. Return mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to a
simmer; cook, covered, until rice is done and
studded with steam holes, 15 to 20 minutes.
Let stand, covered, 5 to 10 minutes, then fluff
rice with a fork.
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Rice is a staple food for almost half the world’s population; it is the largest food crop in the world.
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bottom of the pot or having it absorb so much water that it turns into mush. But here are a few
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