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Perfect White Rice

Recipe photo courtesy of Marcus Nilsson

Make perfect white rice every time with this recipe from "Martha Stewart's Cooking School."

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 4089



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  • lico123
    4 FEB, 2009
    hey, can someone out there help me. anytime I make plain white rice, there are always air bubbles that come up, so I have to constantly keep running to the pot, cause it'll spill over. How can I avoid this? So I've given up making white rice.Sure miss it,cause I love it. thanks
    • jantizzy
      13 MAR, 2018
      Turn the heat down.
  • ALR7192970DW
    17 JAN, 2018
    What great directions! But, I have a question, Martha: in your video you use one:one ratio for your rices, yet you suggest a 2:1 ration in your recipe.... I'm curious to try you 1:1 idea to see how well it might work.
  • MadameMarsh
    29 NOV, 2017
    This worked perfectly for me, thanks! My electric stovetop burns a bit hotter so it only took 14 minutes for me. I also only let it steam off heat for an extra 6 minutes and it was fine after a good fluffing (we were hungry and my curry had been ready for a couple minutes so we just couldn't wait, lol.)
  • ALR4546617DW
    19 NOV, 2017
    Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! This is the only method I've ever had success with!
  • kevinisstupidg
    8 APR, 2017
    this is racist
    • lizbethcandela
      25 MAY, 2017
      how is it racist ?
  • saracousins3gm
    18 JAN, 2017
    I have been cooking since I was a young girl and I learned much of what I know from my grandmother. The one thing that I never could cook was rice. It either burned, was crunchy, or soggy and slimy. I just made the perfect rice for the first time using this method! Thank you for explaining exactly what to do in an easy way!
  • spankynfla01ya
    26 DEC, 2016
    I can't believe it. My rice turned out perfect. Finally! I have followed box directions to no avail. This was so easy, and it turned out wonderful. Thanks Martha. (and crew)
  • plumley205
    8 JUN, 2015
    Good every time. Wonder, though, can it be doubled or even tripled foot a larger number of people?
  • Billy Watts
    23 FEB, 2013
    My Roomate is always asking me questions about how long, to cook this, & that, especially, Rice. I have been An Executive Chef, in Boston, Ma. in the 80`s & 90`s, & up to 2005. But I can`t always answer his questions, because so many things just came Naturally to Me.
  • asuri
    6 FEB, 2009
    What I do when I make rice is I leave the lid slightly open so just enough steam escapes and the water won't boil over and no air bubbles will form and "lift" the lid and make a mess everywhere. Another tip, I sometimes use a rice maker, they're inexpensive and the rice comes out perfect everytime!. Hope this is helpful!

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