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Rice is the staple food for over half of the world’s population. As a commercial crop it has the third highest worldwide production (after maize and sugarcane). But, considering that much maize is not even grown for human consumption, rice is the most important crop to our species. It provides more than one fifth of the calories consumed around the world by humans.
With an unforgiving Winter this year it seems only appropriate to pepper this list with songs of longing (for another human, another season). I opened the evening with the theme song from Under the Tuscan Sun because I'm masochistic (but seriously, we all love that movie, right?).