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  Japanese rice
Its fundamental importance to the country and its culture is reflected by the facts that rice was once used as a currency, and that the Japanese word for cooked rice (gohan) has also the general meaning of "meal".
Rice wine is commonly known as sake, which is actually the general term for "alcohol" in Japanese.
Rice is also used to produce vinegar, which in turn can be used as any other type of vinegar, for example, in salads or for preparing sushi rice.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2043.html   (390 words)

  Rice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rice cultivars are often classified by their grain shapes and texture.
Japanese mochi rice and Chinese sticky rice are short-grain.
Rice was chosen as a model organism for the biology of grasses because of its relatively small genome (~430 megabase pairs).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rice   (2964 words)

 Tim Rice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rice was born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, England, and he was educated at St Albans School and Lancing College.
Rice often jokes that he is most recognised in America for his appearance in the film About A Boy.
Rice was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1999.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tim_Rice   (382 words)

 CNN.com - Transcript of Rice's 9/11 commission statement - Apr 8, 2004
RICE: My view, Commissioner Ben-Veniste, as I said to Chairman Kean, is that, first of all, the director of central intelligence and the director of the FBI, given the level of threat, were doing what they thought they could do to deal with the threat that we faced.
RICE: We had a structural problem in the United States, and that structural problem was that we did not share domestic and foreign intelligence in a way to make a product for policymakers, for good reasons -- for legal reasons, for cultural reasons -- a product that people could depend upon.
RICE: The way that we went about this was to have individual cases where you were trying to build a criminal case, individual offices with responsibility for those cases.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/04/08/rice.transcript   (17474 words)

 NOVA Online | Japan's Secret Garden | Miracle of Rice
A Malaysian aboriginal myth holds that all of the sky once lay flat on the Earth in the form of rice until the women of the tribe, wielding their long wooden rice brooms, heaved it upwards in the first harvest.
Rice, an annual grass belonging to the same family as barley, oats, rye, and wheat, grows today in a range of habitats almost unparalleled in the plant kingdom.
Paddy rice is irrigated by water diverted from rivers and mountain streams into a complex system of canals and riverways developed and perfected through centuries of use.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/satoyama/rice.html   (677 words)

Rice milk and rice crispies for breakfast, a rice snack at lunch and boiled rice in place of potatoes and rice pudding at dinner.
Compared to brown rice, white rice’s nutrients have been greatly reduced in fatty acids, fiber (which is already low in brown rice compared to some of the other grains), vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folacin, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc and copper.
Basmati rice, traditionally a special strain of rice from India and Pakistan, it's starting to be grown in North America as well.
waltonfeed.com /self/rice.html   (1305 words)

 USATODAY.com - Rice won't rule out U.S. troops in Iraq in 10 years   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rice appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations committee for only the second time since members gave her an unexpectedly tepid endorsement to replace Colin Powell in January, and she fielded pointed questions about U.S. intentions and commitment on Iraq from lawmakers who said they are hearing complaints at home.
Rice said Iraq's police and Army forces are becoming better able to handle the country's security without U.S. help, and she repeated President Bush's warning that setting a timetable for withdrawal plays into terrorists' hands.
Rice did not address the Vietnam comparison, and said the question of withdrawal is one for military planners.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2005-10-19-rice-congress_x.htm   (1036 words)

Rice is divided into either long or short and classified according to the texture of their endosperm.
When rice is cooked, the starch granules absorb water molecules; and, when the temperature of the water reaches about 60°C (140°F), the amylose and amylopectin molecules, inside the starch molecule, begin to relax and unfold, breaking some of their internal bonds and forming new bonds with different molecules.
Rice paper: It is thin rounds or triangles of dried rice dough that are later soaked and used as wrappers for such traditional dishes and confections as macaroons.
www.innvista.com /health/foods/seeds/rice.htm   (3151 words)

 Rice University | News & Media
Rice bioengineering graduate students Jim Kretlow and Jennifer Greeson are gaining new insights into research and education by working on internships in world-class laboratories in Mexico and China.
Players in Rice football's defensive line are featured for their performance on the field.
Entry fee is $15 for Rice students and $20 for Rice faculty and staff.
media.rice.edu   (1152 words)

 USDA Briefing Room - Rice
Rice Backgrounder reports that U.S. rice farming is a high-cost, large-scale operation.
Rice Yearbook provides in-depth information and analysis of U.S. and international rice markets that include a recap of the previous market year and the outlook for the coming year.
Rice Outlook provides monthly updates on current market developments and their influence on the rice sector, with data on production, consumption, prices, and trade.
www.ers.usda.gov /Briefing/Rice   (695 words)

 Explore Rice
Rice expects to receive tuition and financial aid information from Tulane before Oct. 14.
Rice then will waive tuition for those who have already paid Tulane, and apply all financial aid offered by that university.
Rice and Tulane are both members of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading research universities in
www.explore.rice.edu /explore/Tulane.asp   (346 words)

 The rice plant page with pictures and information
Rice is one of the most important foods of the world.
The word "rice" is used for the plant itself and also for the seeds of this plant.
See pictures from a rice field few days before harvest, from a rice harvesting machine in operation and from loading the paddy rice to a lorry on a larger rice farm.
www.geocities.com /cerealpage   (450 words)

 USATODAY.com - Politics? Rice is focused on job she has now   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rice has not come down hard on oil-rich Azerbaijan, a former Soviet republic that held flawed presidential elections last month, or harshly criticized Russians over draft legislation that would make it difficult for foreign pro-democracy and human rights groups to work in Russia.
Rice says her speeches are heartfelt and that political change is the only way to fight an "ideology of hatred that made...
Rice "never needed to exaggerate her record or credentials," the book says, and is a more devout Christian than Clinton, the former first lady.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2005-12-01-rice-profile_x.htm   (1222 words)

 Biography of Dr. Condoleezza Rice
Rice's swearing-in ceremony as the 66th Secretary of State.
Condoleezza Rice became the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, commonly referred to as the National Security Advisor, on January 22, 2001.
At Stanford, she was a member of the Center for International Security and Arms Control from 1981-1986 (currently the Center for International Security And Cooperation), a Senior Fellow of the Institute for International Studies, and a Fellow (by courtesy) of the Hoover Institution.
www.whitehouse.gov /nsc/ricebio.html   (553 words)

 Cook's Thesaurus: Rice
Rice is classified mostly by the size of the grain.
Converted rice is steamed before it's husked, a process that causes the grains to absorb many of the nutrients from the husk.
white rice = polished rice = pearled rice Notes: Most varieties of rice are processed into white rice at the mill, where the grains are scoured to remove the husk, bran, and part of the germ.
www.foodsubs.com /Rice.html   (1713 words)

 Rice - Glossary - Hormel Foods
Rice is so important that half of the people in the world depend upon it for nearly 50% of their daily intake of calories.
Rice is grown in river deltas, flooded or irrigated coastal plains, or terraced hillsides.
Puffed rice is produced from rice grains that are heated to a high temperature and placed under extreme pressure, which expands the grains to a volume that is several times larger than their original size.
www.hormel.com /kitchen/glossary.asp?id=34027&catitemid=   (826 words)

Rice is a member of the grass family.
There are 42 rice producing countries in the world, ranging from mountainous Himalayan to lowland delta areas.
Rice is the staple food in Asia, Latin America, parts of Africa, and the Middle East.
www.indiancommodity.com /rice.htm   (334 words)

 Hoover Institution - Fellows - Condoleezza Rice
Rice served as a Hoover senior fellow from 1991 until 1993, when she was appointed provost of Stanford University.
Rice returned to Washington in 1989 when she was director of Soviet and East European affairs with the National Security Council.
Rice enrolled at the University of Denver at the age of 15, graduating at 19 with a bachelor's degree in political science (cum laude).
www.hoover.org /bios/rice.html   (405 words)

 Rice Varieties like Basmati, Jasmine, Della, Kalijira, Black Rice, red Rice
It is a medium rice with a characteristic white dot at the center of the grain.
Simmer 1 part rice with a little butter, reduced wine, and chopped onion; then, stirring constantly, slowly add to the simmering mixture 2 1/2 to 3 parts hot water or stock until the rice is cooked, about 25 minutes.
Wild rice is not a rice it is a grain.
www.ricegourmet.com /About_RiceVarieties.htm   (1879 words)

 rice   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Add the rice and extra water to a pot, bring it to a boil and slightly boil for about 15 minutes, then poor off the excess water.
I went to graduate school with a student from Iran, and she always cooked the rice until the rice on the bottom of the pot was crisp and golden brown.
She served the fluffy rice on top with the dish, then peeled the golden rice off the bottom for a crunchy treat.
generalhorticulture.tamu.edu /prof/Recipes/Rice/rice.html   (447 words)

 Department of Computer Science
Our department at Rice has a three-sided mission: to create knowledge, to disseminate knowledge, and to provide service to our communities — the local Rice community and the broader community beyond the campus.
Education at Rice is a contact sport, with small classes, informed faculty, and myriad opportunities for students and faculty to interact.
Rice’s computer science department is a lively and invigorating place.
www.cs.rice.edu   (452 words)

 Condoleezza Rice, The Most Powerful Women - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rice has played a key, behind-the-scenes role in all of President George W. Bush's major decisions.
Rice also has close relationships with world leaders, having accompanied the president on numerous trips to Europe and Iraq.
Rice has visited 31 countries and logged in over 119,000 miles by midyear.
www.forbes.com /lists/2005/11/MTNG.html   (372 words)

 Cookbook:Rice - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Rice is a staple food of many Asian countries.
(Wild rice is not really rice.) Brown rice has a nutty taste and chewy texture.
It is healthier than white rice, because it is higher in fiber.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Cookbook:Rice   (133 words)

Rice can bear seasonal variations of temperatures in Mediterranean regions, where winters can be cold, since water supply is regular and abundant during the growing period.
The rainfed lowland rice is also cultivated in deep water (50-100 cm), therefore excluding semidwarf varieties.
- This rice farming system is located in rural regions where populational density is high, often in the poorest rural and urban populations.
r0.unctad.org /infocomm/anglais/rice/crop.htm   (883 words)

 CNN.com - Rice to testify in public, under oath - Mar 31, 2004
A date for Rice's testimony could be set by the end of the week, pending scheduling discussions with the White House, the commission's chairman, former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean, told CNN.
Rice will be the only member of the White House staff to appear before the panel in public.
Kean said one of the key reasons the commission wanted Rice to testify publicly is to clarify differences between Clarke's testimony and comments Rice made to the commission in private and more recently to reporters.
www.cnn.com /2004/ALLPOLITICS/03/30/rice.testimony/index.html   (1363 words)

 Economics Department, Rice University
Although the undergraduate economics major is one of the largest at Rice, the classes are typically small and vibrant.
Due to the high quality of our students, undergraduate economics courses at Rice are both challenging and rewarding for students and professors.
The doctoral program in economics at Rice University equips students with the theoretical and empirical skills essential to entering research careers in academia, business and government.
www.ruf.rice.edu /~econ   (292 words)

 Rice Information | Business.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Exporters of long grain basmati rice in raw & sela varieties, long grain non-basmati rice parimal, IR-64, IR-8 and indian pulses such as masoor dal (red lentil), saboot moong (green), split moong, yellow moong dal, yellow lentil (toor dal)and be...
The Asia Rice Foundation is a regional non-profit organization that aims to mobilize and provide support to research, educational, cultural, and advocacy movements that promote public appreciation of the role of rice in the diverse cultures of A...
Rice brokerage firm with expertise for the negotiation of transactions in both the export and domestic markets.
www.business.com /directory/agriculture/horticulture_and_field_crops/grains/rice/index.asp?partner=2662601   (339 words)

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