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Old 02-26-2011, 08:52 PM   #11
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Any tips on freezing plain white rice? Sounds like a time saver. Does cooked rice freeze-warmup better than mashed potatoes? I'm up for any tip where I can make up a big batch for later when I don't feel like measuring, peeling and boiling. How do you like to reheat them?
Whenever I make rice, wild or white, I make a double batch, 2 cups rice to 4 cups water, and add salt (check package directions).

I package the rice either in sandwich bags or quart size and stack them in the freezer. I like to do this as soon as possible after cooking, nuking is the easiest way to reheat.

I do mashed potatoes the same way. Really handy. Make it once, serve it several times without the work and dirty dishes.
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:23 PM   #12
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It was so good, I made a big batch of wild rice & mixed brown rice mix (Lundberg), today with turkey stock and water. It came out perfect and now is in 3 sandwich bags full in the freezer.

I think I'll go ahead and get another package of the rice. What's in the freezer will last for awhile, but I want more on hand for when I run out.
I just made up a kick butt batch of rice...more on it later as it is a portion of my Challenge Meal.
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