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Planned-Over Rice Pudding

This rice pudding was made with brown rice syrup. spiced rum and almond milk.

This rice pudding was made with brown rice syrup. spiced rum and almond milk.

“In the old days” my family seldom let food go to waste.  Day-old bread was used in bread pudding, milk toast or dried for dressing and breading. Yesterday we had more rice leftover than needed and I remembered how I liked my Aunt’s bread pudding. So…why not try rice pudding? Continue reading

Planned-Over Free Meal Idea #3

pic of a meal

Restaurants usually serve too much food, Here is a meal from the leftovers.

Here’s a tip for using restaurant left-overs. When dining out we like to go to grocery delis like the Community Food Coop or Safeway. They usually have a variety of salads, soup and Safeway offers Asian entrees. So, we took Asian home and enjoyed half of the Supreme Combination Meal. Then we boxed the rest for today’s free meal. Read more to see how I created a tasty salmon rice n noodle dinner: Continue reading

Basic Recipe: Rice Simplified

Cooking rice is easy once you understand he basics.

Cooking rice is easy once you understand the basics.

Rice is to a cook’s entrée as whitewash is to an artist’s canvas. They are  the base waiting to be filled with delicious ingredients  or vibrant colors. When  you understand how much water and time is needed for each type and variety of rice, cooking perfect rice will be a snap. Then you can add your favorite spices, sauces, veggies and meats to create a delicious meal without using a recipe. Read more about rice and a recipe by Lisa Dixon. Continue reading