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Old 07-23-08, 06:27 PM   #1
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Any Foosters ever eaten Rice before?!?

I'm just not sure I'd like to try it... Tell me what you think.

http://consumerist.com/5028268/60s-a...ted-serve-rice

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Old 07-23-08, 06:29 PM   #2
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I like rice.
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Old 07-23-08, 06:29 PM   #3
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my rice never looked like that.....
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Back when I was an ESL teacher, one of my greatest tricks to get my students talking was to ask them to decide among themselves what is the proper way to make rice. With a class that is equal parts Latin Americans, East Asians, and Middle Easterners/North Africans things got heated and everybody had an opinion.
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that is not the rice, that is the cook silly. My cook never looked like that though, come to think of it.
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Old 07-23-08, 06:34 PM   #6
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Rice Council of America
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Old 07-23-08, 06:35 PM   #7
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A quick search for "Rice Council of America" came up with this...

http://www.popsucker.net/2008/06/ret...hinese_se.html
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Old 07-23-08, 06:37 PM   #8
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It sure beats the pickle surprise.

(I am going to defer the blame to cypress for having originally introduced this to Foo.)
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Old 07-23-08, 06:43 PM   #9
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I like rice! Ain't there a rice festival in Katy around October? Is it any good?
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what about the popcorn surprise?
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I don't think Rice would appreciate it much.

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I eat rice every day, so I guess I dont like it, I LOVE IT!
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Condoleezza won't let me come within 100 yards.


BTW, sticky rice FTW! How else are you supposed to pick it up with hashi?

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we were raised up on rice and ketchup
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what do you mean youve never had rice?...who has never had rice before? then again im asian...
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Old 07-23-08, 08:47 PM   #18
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BTW, sticky rice FTW! How else are you supposed to pick it up with hashi?

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Chinese style. Raise rice bowl to lips and use hashi to sweep.
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UA. I think it's time that we Foo women come over to your place and show you what living life is REALLY all about.
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We have three rice cookers.

That lady in the picture... wouldn't let her near any of them.
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what about the popcorn surprise?
I should know better than to go to bed early.

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I avoid rice. Nutritionally speaking, it really doesn't have much to offer other than being cheap filler.

Quinoa is where its at. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quinoa#Nutritional_value
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