Are You Cooking Rice the Wrong Way?
Alison Cayne, author of The Haven's Kitchen Cooking School
, explains the little things that can make a big difference when preparing this essential ingredient.
Leaving it clumpy.
Once the rice is steamed, Cayne recommends one final step for preparing the perfect rice: Use a fork. Take a dinner-size one and gently lift the rice up and let it back down, moving the fork around so you cover the entire pot. This "fluffing" technique ensures that the grains won't clump when they're served.