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perfect basic white rice

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Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

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Instructions

Step 1

In a saucepan with a good fitting lid bring water, salt and optional ingredients if desired to a boil. The salt and butter are simply for flavor. The vinegar keeps your grains separated and gives you a prettier dish. No one will taste the vinegar at all!

Step 2

Add rice and stir.

Step 3

Cover and reduce heat to low. You will know that your temperature is correct if a little steam is visible leaking from the lid. A lot of steam means your heat is too high.

Step 4

Cook for 20 minutes.

Step 5

DO NOT LIFT LID!

Step 6

The steam that is trapped inside the pan is what allows the rice to cook properly.

Step 7

Remove from heat and fluff with fork.

Step 8

Serve!