Of all the foods we used to waste in my house, rice was Culprit #1.
Lots of it gets stuck on the bottom of the pan or the rice cooker. After you eat the part that’s still good, the leftover rice gets hard and dry pretty much the second you put it in the refrigerator. Rice can stay on your counter covered for one day before it starts to get slimy.
âWeâve all looked through our fridge and found that take-out box of rice from a month ago that no one wanted â where the rice is so rock-hard, you could use it to kill a mouse.
If your rice has reached a state of fossilization, donât worry; thereâs still hope! You can make congee.
The title of this post is not overly-exaggerated click bait. This recipe will seriously only take ten minutes of your time – in fact, it’s the easiest recipe I use.
Of course, it takes 3-8 hours afterwards to cook.
It seems to me that the longer something takes to cook, the easier it is to make. If you plan ahead an hour or two – or eight – quite often all you have to do is toss ingredients together and put them in the oven or crockpot.