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Rice

These items have been phased out as of 2009. Send us an email to thistledew@ymail.com to see if we can help you before placing your order.

For the best information on Rice, check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rice

Allergen Info: Packaged on equipment that also packages peanuts and tree nuts.

Aborio Italian

$ 7.00 USD

Uses: Arborio Rice is used primarily in Risotto dishes, which often reflect the seasons., In Spring use Baby Vegetables, in Summer Tomato and Basil, in Autumn Wild Mushrooms and in Winter Seafood. Serve as an entree or side dish.
Package Size: 1 Lb
Basic Prep: Do not rinse. Sauté 1 cup rice in 2 Tbsp olive oil for 2 minutes. Add 3-4 cups hot stock or liquid, 1 cup at a time, stirring until absorbed. Add next cup, stir until absorbed and continue until all liquid is absorbed & rice is tender. One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.
Comments: Arborio is an Italian White Rice grown in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions of Italy and also in California. Arborio absorbs more liquid than other Rice thus requiring additional liquid to be added throughout the cooking period.

Basmati White

$ 8.00 USD

Uses: Basmati can be used whenever a long grain White Rice is needed. It's most often used in South Asian cooking. The nutty flavor and firm texture go well with spicy curries and stir fry. A good choice for stews and soups.
Package Size: 1 Lb
Basic Prep: Place 1 cup of rice and 1.5 cups of water in a pot with a lid. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 min. Season as desired and fluff with fork before serving. 1 cup dry yields 2.5-3 cups cooked.
Comments: Basmati Rice is a nutty flavored aromatic Rice which is grown in India and Pakistan around the Himalayan foothills, as well as in Iran. It is a long grain, thin, White Rice. Basmati Rice is well known for its fragrance and delightful flavor. Basmati Rice is often served in Indian restaurants and used in Asian cooking. The grains of this Rice cook up separate and fluffy. Basmati is similar to Jasmine Rice. Both have a sweet, nutty flavor, however, Basmati has a much more concentrated flavor.

Green Bamboo

$ 10.00 USD

Uses: Bamboo Rice should be used as a side-of-plate (side dish) alternative.
Package Size: 1 Lb
Ingredients: White Rice, bamboo leaf extract.
Comments: Bamboo rice is short grain white rice infused with pure fresh bamboo juice. This product is all natural. When cooked, it is pale green and tends to be quite moist causing the grains to stick together. This rice is great for sushi.
Basic Prep: Put 1 cup of rice & 2 cups of water in sauce pan, cover with tight fitting lid. Bring to boil, then lower and simmer for 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.
Allergen Info: Packaged on equipment that also packages peanuts and tree nuts.

Jasmine

$ 5.25 USD

Uses: Excellent served with spicy dishes, its mild aromatic qualities help to balance hot foods. It's the favorite rice in Thai households.
Package Size: 1 Lb
Basic Prep: Place 1 cup of rice and 1.5 cups of water in a pot with a lid. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 min. Season as desired and fluff with fork before serving. 1 cup dry yields 2.5-3 cups cooked.
Comments: Jasmine Rice is fragrant and aromatic, with a very soft and delicate flavor. Prized for centuries in Thailand for its silky texture, and sweet nutty flavor. Jasmine Rice cooks up separate and fluffy. Jasmine Rice gives off a delicate fragrance reminiscent of Jasmine Tea. Although originally grown in Thailand, Jasmine Rice is now cultivated in India and the United States. Jasmine Rice is similar in flavor and texture to Basmati Rice and typically lower in price.
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 50g, Amount Per Serving: Calories 160, Cal. From Fat 0, Total Fat 0g (0% DV), Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV), Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV), Sodium 0mg (0% DV), Total Carbohydate 36g (12% DV), Dietry Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g, Protein 3g, Vitamin A (0% DV), Vitamin C (0% DV), Calcium (0% DV), Iron (6% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Premium Grade Wild

$ 21.00 USD

Package Size: 1 Lb
Comments: Wild Rice is rich in protein and has a distnctive, nutty flavor. It is very dark brown to black color. Wild Rice is great for casseroles or salads. It's especially good with poultry and game.
Basic Prep: A Use 1 part rice with 2 parts cooking liquid, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer until all liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 40g Amount Per Serving: Calories 140, Cal. From Fat 4, Total Fat 1g (2% DV), Saturated Fat <1g (4% DV), Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV), Sodium 3mg (0% DV), Total Carbohydate 30g (10% DV), Dietry Fiber 3g, Sugars 1g, Protein 6g, Vitamin A (1% DV), Vitamin C (0% DV), Calcium (3% DV), Iron (17% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Purple Sticky

$ 6.50 USD

Uses: This rice is traditionally used as a dessert rice in Thailand. It also makes excelletn stuffings and side dishes.
Package Size: 1 Lb
Basic Prep: Rinse well. Place 1 cup rice and 2 cups unsalted water in pot with lid, bring to a boil, cover, and simmer on low for 40 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes. One cup dry yields 2 cups cooked.
Comments: Purple sticky rice is native to Thailand, but it is now also grown in California. Purple sticky rice has a sweet flavor, sticky texture and cooks up to a beautiful, shiny, indigo color. It pairs well with seafood and pork.

Red Bhutan

$ 5.00 USD

Package Size: 1 Lb
Comments: This rice has a nutty flavor and a slightly chewy texture. Chinese red rice has the same nutritional qualities as brown rice. Excellent for salads.
Basic Prep: A Use 1 part rice with 2 parts cooking liquid, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer until all liquid is absorbed, about 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 45g Amount Per Serving: Calories 170, Cal. From Fat 10, Total Fat 2g (3% DV), Saturated Fat 0g (0% DV), Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV), Sodium 0mg (0% DV), Total Carbohydate 35g (12% DV), Dietry Fiber 2g, Sugars 0g, Protein 4g, Vitamin A (0% DV), Vitamin C (0% DV), Calcium (0% DV), Iron (4% DV). Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Saffron

$ 9.25 USD

Uses: Boil 1 3/4 cups water in a large pot. Add the rice to the boiling water, return to a boil for 2 minutes, then cover and simmer on low heat. Simmer the rice for 18 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes then fluff with a fork. One cup dry yields 3 cups cooked.
Package Size: 1 Lb
Basic Prep: Place 1 cup of rice and 1.5 cups of water in a pot with a lid. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 min. Season as desired and fluff with fork before serving. 1 cup dry yields 2.5-3 cups cooked.
Ingredients: White Rice, paprika (100 ASTA), ground turmeric, saffron powder.

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