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Come mealtime, more often than not, it plays a supporting role. But why not try making rice the star of the show? These 30 recipes will lift rice from its side-dish status and bring it to the center of the plate. We have ideas from casseroles and grain bowls to soups and stir-fries. So the next time you’re looking at a bag of rice in your pantry, wondering if you can turn it into dinner, pick one of these dishes and get cooking!