Fluffy White Rice

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 1996

For the best rice, use less water, a quick sauté, and a "resting period."

SERVES4

TIME45 minutes

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Our best long-grain white rice recipe employed the pilaf method. We found that sautéing the rice in oil or butter before covering it with water added a rich dimension of flavor. The water was then brought to a boil before the pan was covere...

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