For Fluff's Sake, Rinse your Rice and Cook it Right
Rice may be the world's most popular grain, but cooking it well is an uncommon skill. Preparing light, fluffy rice isn't difficult, though the details matter. For the best results, our chefs recommend following these simple rules for cooking white rice:
Starches that cling to the grains will make it gluey.
The ideal ratio is one part rice to one and a half parts liquid.
Set a timer
Your rice will be tender in 15 to 20 minutes.
Once the rice is done, stir it with a fork to separate the grains. If not using right away, cover to keep warm until ready to serve.