Monday, August 5, 2019

I wrote about the rice struggle for Food & Wine



Making rice is stressful as shit. In my first piece for Food & Wine, I wrote about the stress of making a good pot of grainy goodness and trying not to dishonor my foremothers as part of a ricemaking dynasty. Taddow.
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When I think back to my earliest childhood memories, three things stand out: Anita Baker, "The Electric Slide," and rice. So much rice. As the halfro-Panamanian son of a Panamanian immigrant and grandson of the Janet Jackson of rice, it's long been understood that aside from acquiring at least one gold tooth, being able to produce a respectable pot of rice is part of my destiny. But it took me a minute to embrace it.

In the time before, my rice typically came out in mushy soul-deflating clumps that I would suffer through in private, but would never serve loved ones. Sure, rice sounds easy enough in theory: grains, water, heat, love. Knowing how much of each is the work. Making wretched rice for a rice-based meal? The horror.

Read the rest over on Food & Wine.

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2 comments:

  1. It's seems delicious, I will try this at home for sure. Thank you a lot for sharing this delicious recipe.

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  2. Hi Alex,

    Hope you are doing well. I want to thank you for sharing and running a great blog about food. You know for living a happy healthy life food has a key role.

    It's important to take care of your diet right from the day first. I always try to eat pure organic food and avoid taking unhealthy food like pizza, potato chips, and donuts.

    I'm food lover, and always prefer to eat organic food.

    Since the last six months, I'm using moringa powder. It's extremely beneficial for improving the overall health.

    For instance, if you are using moringa oleifera powder regularly, it will improve:

    1- Skin-related issues
    2- Eye problems
    3- Cholesterol level
    4- Diabetes
    5- Mental health
    6- Muscles
    7- Bones health
    8- Breast milk production

    Anyhow, If you know anyting about using moringa in rice, please share. I'm using this in tea, salad, smoothies, and fruit juices but I haven't tried this with rice.

    So please if you know anything about this share with us.

    Thumbs up for your efforts.

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