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21 September 2013: Curried Rice Salad

September 21, 2013

Tags: Rice Salad, Curried Rice Salad, Lowcountry Cooking, Classic Southern Cooking, Savannah

Curried Rice Salad with Raisins, Pecans, and Green Onions
As summer slips into autumn, it would not do to let it pass without visiting a warm weather standard that straddles the bridge between the seasons: curried rice salad.
Unlike pasta, leftover rice is perfect for recycling in a salad: while pasta often turns gummy and flabby when cold, rice holds its shape, remains firm and yet tender, and because its surface starches “set,” the grains don’t clump together but remain distinct and separate. (more…)