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#1 Sat 28 Aug 10 8:25pm

LouLucky13

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Occupation ministry of justice
From Cardiff
Member since Sat 24 Jan 09

Quinoa Question is driving me quackers...

how do you cook quinoa? is it like rice? or like couscous?

and you know how rice is a risk food ie you don't chill it for long etc, well does quinoa have any of the same problems? if i cook some and keep it in the fridge how long can it last?

and finally, what's the final texture supposed to be?

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#2 Sat 28 Aug 10 8:32pm

Semigourmet

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Occupation Homemaker
From Atlanta GA
Member since Thu 26 Aug 10

Re: Quinoa Question is driving me quackers...

from what I understand it has the look and consistancy of cooked cousous, and takes about 15 minutes to cook at a simmer.  I would assume that it has the same life length as a rice or couscous and probably freezes well too.  If you go to foodnetwork.com you will find loads of recipes and reviews from others that have cooked those recipes.  you might also check out allrecipes.com they have a Great database for serching recipes.

  Good luck and let us all know how it turns out!!

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