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Congee

Is a Oriental recipe for a type of rice porridge or soup, typically eaten at breakfast.

ConvertedĀ®

A registered trademark used to describe parboiled rice. See Parboiled Rice.

Couscous

A traditional Caribbean style dish. Rice, and either red or black beans are cooked together.

Crisped Rice

See Rice Cereals.

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Della Rice

A cross of long grain rice and basmati rice which was developed in the United States. It has an aroma and flavor similar to basmati and cooks dry and separate.

Dolmades

An Arabic term meaning "something stuffed", dolmades is a Greek dish consisting of grape leaves stuffed with rice, meat, lentils, and seasonings. This dish is typically served as an appetizer or as an entrée.

Dolmades

An Arabic term meaning "something stuffed", dolmades is a Greek dish consisting of grape leaves stuffed with rice, meat, lentils, and seasonings. This dish is typically served as an appetizer or as an entrée.

Dolmas

See Dolmades.

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Enriched Rice

White rice with some of the nutrients, mainly the B vitamins, iron, niacin and folic acid, restored after the milling process. Enriched rice should never be washed before cooking.

Enrichment

As required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, long grain white rice is enriched with vitamins and minerals as listed on the individual package. For more details about a specific rice product, please refer to the Products tab above.

Extra Long Grain Rice

A term used to indicate the added selection process in which Riceland Foods assures our consumers of a Grade 'A' quality long-grain rice.

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Fines

Small particles, flakes, or chips of rice, which can appear in all types of packaged rice products.

Flavored Rice Mixes

Rice mixes combine seasonings and dehydrated vegetables with rice, and range in cooking time from 5 to 30 minutes.

Fragrant Rice

See Aromatic Rice.

Fried Rice

There are a variety of ways to prepare fried rice. Usually, the rice is cooked 2 or 3 hours ahead of time, before frying in oil. It is prepared with a variety of vegetables and meat.

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Gluten Intolerance

See Celiac's Disease.

Glutinous Rice

White, brown, or black rice characterized by a broad, short grain; which stick together during cooking; mainly used in Asian sweet snacks; also known as Sweet rice, Sticky rice, or Waxy rice.

Gumbo

Traditional Louisiana dish. A thick soup with a variety of meats (sausage, ham, chicken, or seafood), vegetables and spices served over or with rice. 

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Hoppin' John

This is a typical Southern style dish consisting of ham, black-eyed peas, and rice, traditionally served on the first day of the New Year to bring good luck.

Horchata

Also, know as Agua Fresca. This is a refreshing rice-based drink made from ground up rice and sugar. Horchata is available in a variety of flavors; the most popular flavors include: cinnamon and strawberry. See Rice Milk.