WHAT: The USA Rice Federation's “Healthy Rice Bowls Contest” for K-12, in honor of National Rice Month in September.
WHEN: Hurry! Contest runs Sept. 1 through October 31.
HOW: Feature healthy rice bowls using U.S. rice on your school lunch menu, send a description of how you did it, and submit one or more photos of students and staff with their rice bowls.
WHERE: Submit entries online at www.menurice.com/k12ricebowlcontest
WIN: Two Aroma rice cookers, a heavy duty rice cooker for the school and a 10-cup rice cooker for the home kitchen.
A teaspoon or two of lemon juice in the cooking water will make cooked rice whiter.
(From The New Food Lover's Tiptionary by Sharon Tyler Herbst)