Rice

(Granny’s Note: 1 cup uncooked rice = 3 to 4 cups cooked)

Granny’s Version #1

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions:

  1. Combine in a heavy pot with tight lid.
  2. Bring to a boil, stir, cover.
  3. Turn heat as low as possible. Cook 25 minutes without lifting lid.
  4. Fluff with a fork and let sit about 3 minutes.

Granny’s Version #2

  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 quarts (8 cups) water
  • 1 tablespoon salt

Directions:

  1. Bring water and salt to a boil.
  2. Slowly add 1 cup rice.
  3. Boil until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Drain and rinse. Let sit in colander over simmering water until ready to serve.

Tim the Younger’s Version

  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil or butter

Directions:

  1. Unceremoniously dump your ingredients into a small pot and cover. Set heat to high.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low.
  3. Set timer for 20 minutes. Turn off heat when timer goes off.

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