Perfectly Cooked Brown Rice
The name says it all.
1 cup short-grain brown rice
1 3/4 cup water
1. Rinse or soak the brown rice before cooking.
2. Place the brown rice, water and a hearty pinch of salt in a large pot over high heat. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to a simmer. Cover and cook for 45 minutes, until all the liquid is absorbed.
3. Turn off the heat, place a dry paper towel between the pot and the lid, and let sit for at least 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.
Jose's trick: Roast the vegetables whole, which gives them incredible flavor and makes them easy to peel. We loved this sauce with José’s spinach and broccoli tortilla, but it would also be great as dip with crusty bread or served over grilled vegetables.
For more than 25 years, Ed Behr has edited The Art of Eating, a truly intellectual and enjoyable journal on food and everything that goes with. He has travelled the world trolling for the best artisanal ingredients, meeting the most knowledgeable, but often unknown, cooks, and supplying readers with...