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On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:50:21 -0800, Oregonian Haruspex
> wrote:

> On 2014-12-16 19:29:44 +0000, sf said:
> > On Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:40:26 -0600, Moe DeLoughan >
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Us native Minnesotans know all
> >> about it - and, as Oregonian Haruspex mentioned, the black paddy-grown
> >> cultivated 'wild' rice is garbage. The genuine hand-harvested wild
> >> rice is far superior and not that much more expensive.

> >
> > I need to find some of that stuff and see if I change my mind, because
> > I'm not fond of wild rice - it's too expensive to buy and then not
> > like. I see hand parched is more expensive than regular parched.
> > Does the method matter?

> The real stuff goes for about $5 a pound. We usually buy ten pounds of
> it a year or so, which isn't a terribly huge investment. I figure you
> get about 3 cups of cooked rice from each cup of dry, so it ends up
> being plenty and we eat it with abandon yet always seem to have a bit
> left over when we go up to the cabin in the late summer, which is when
> we buy more.
> Yes, it's true - everybody in or even from Minesota has a cabin.

$5? In that case, the Indians are making a killing over the internet!
Not worth it to pay for a plane ticket & lodging just to save $10 lb

You didn't mention if there's a flavor difference between hand parched
and regular parched.

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