Store wild rice in an air-tight container in a cool, dry place.
To cook wild rice, first rinse it and then simmer (covered) in three cups of water for every one cup of rice. After 15-20 minutes the rice will burst, indicating it is done. One cup of dry wild rice yields 3 ½ to 4 cups of cooked wild rice.
Wild rice pairs exceptionally well with lemon, game meats
, fresh tarragon, walnuts, game birds
, white wine and wild mushrooms
. It can be mixed with white rice and finely diced vegetables (carrots, celery and onions) to make a nice pilaf with varying textures and flavors. Rice Recipes & Techniques