After cooking my rice, it has a bad taste and/or smell?
It is possible for rice to absorb other smells or odors, while in storage. An additional possibility could be the quality of water in which the rice was prepared.
Can I cook Gourmet House® White Rice or Organic White Rice in a rice cooker?
Yes, refer to manufacturers directions for the specific rice cooker you have purchased.
What is the nutritional value of Wild Rice?
Wild Rice is nutritious. It is a high-fiber complex carbohydrate, high in quality protein and fat-free. Also, it is high in phosphorus and niacin.
What is the cooked yield of wild rice?
One cup of uncooked wild rice yields approximately 3 to 4 cups of cooked wild rice. That is about 6 to 8 servings from just one cup of uncooked wild rice.
Can I freeze wild rice?
Yes … Cooking and freezing ahead of time turns wild rice into a convenience food. Cooked wild rice (plain) will keep about 6 months in your freezer. When storing cooked wild rice in the freezer, drain well and place in an airtight container.
How do I thaw frozen cooked wild rice?
We recommend defrosting in the refrigerator over night, or microwave on 'defrost' setting for a few minutes.
Can you cook Wild Rice in the microwave?
Use a glass casserole dish in the microwave, because of the long cooking time, plastic cookware IS NOT recommended.
Can I use wild rice in sweetened recipes?
Wild rice tends to revert back to hard kernels when combined with sweeteners. Over-cooking and chopping wild rice helps prevent this from occuring. Sweetened recipes using cooked wild rice are best when served within one day of preparation.