Thursday, July 3, 2008

Quick Tip of the Week

Sometimes we end up with too much rice or pasta after a meal. It was hard for me to believe, but you can easily freeze it. The texture stays true and freezing rice or pasta can be a lifesaver for a quick-fix meal.

So now you can take your rice like this:

and whip it into a pyrex or freezer bag and keep it for a rainy, er hectic, day, rather than paying probably ten-fold for the convenience of this:


Slacker Mama said...

I've done the pasta bit (we aren't big rice eaters). I need to start doing this with jarred pasta sauces, too... since we rarely use them, so when we do, the rest goes bad in the fridge.

Laura said...

Hey thanks for the tip! I froze the leftover Orzo... I am looking forward to warming it up for a later snack!!!