How to properly cook rice

How to properly cook rice according to Vertamae Grosvenor on Public Interest:

  • Two parts liquid (cold water or stock) to one part rice, a little oil and salt
  • Put it all in a pot over medium heat, bring to a boil
  • Cover tightly, lower heat, cook for 15-17 minutes
  • Turn off heat, let sit for ten minutes without uncovering or stirring