The Best Rice Mixes
Near East Rice Pilaf Mix Original
"This mix is plain, but there's something addictive about it," confessed a panelist. "It's not bland, but it's not overpowering, either. It would be a delicious complement to so many different dishes." Most tasters agreed. "I like the mild flavor; firm, separate grains; and natural color," said one. And unlike the dozen other products sampled in this category, this "lacked the oily overlay that often makes pilafs seem greasy," pointed out a fan.
To buy: $2.45 for 6.09 ounces.
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