Southerners eat loads of rice and not just during National Rice Month.
By now most of us know that, although it is a grain, rice is gluten-free.
But not too many of us know much about the different types of rice.
Read the list pages to learn more about how rice is grown and harvested and what to expect from the more unusual varieties.
Most of what Americans call “exotic” rice is available in your garden-variety neighborhood grocery store.
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