Rice is one of the most versatile ingredients there is, and it’s at the heart of many cuisines. More than half of the world’s population considers rice integral to their diet. Odds are, you already have rice somewhere on your menu. If so, take advantage of National Rice Month to discover more ways to integrate this staple into new or existing dishes. If you’re not already cooking with rice, here’s a great resource to help you figure out how rice fits in with your established ingredients.
Not only is rice a staple food, it’s also a vital part of the US farming economy. The US rice industry is centered around the Gulf Of Mexico. Support local growers – buy US-grown rice and fit it into your menu. National Rice Month is the perfect time to start!