Keep your pie crust looking perfect with a pie weight. Place a cheesecloth or parchment paper on top of the crust and top with uncooked rice, and bake as usual. The rice will absorb the butter and oil from crust, so you can incorporate the rice in your favorite dish.
This acorn squash dish is perfect for cooler weather. The combination of thyme and sausage with the subtle sweetness of raisins and orange is unexpected and delicious. This dish would serve nicely as a starch course or entrée for a more casual meal.
Uncooked rice grains are abrasive, so they are great for scrubbing hard-to-reach surfaces like the inside of a decanter. Add about a 1/2 cup uncooked rice, soap and water, and swirl around until all the dirt and grime is gone.
Brown Rice, Spinach, Feta and Tomato Salad (Prepare brown rice then stir in sliced spinach, chopped tomato and feta cheese.) ● Pineapple ● Cereal and Dark Chocolate Chip Trail Mix ● Steamed Sugar Snap Peas ● Sticker