Cilantro-Lime Rice Recipe: Food Storage Style

Rice, Rice Recipes
To celebrate Mother's Day this year, the women in my family did a Walking Taco Bar to make a really easy dinner that everyone just contributed a little something to. It was so fun and delicious! My assigned task was to make Cilantro Lime Rice but I didn't see the texts about it until late Saturday night. I looked at the recipe and knew I was missing a few ingredients but I knew that my food storage could rescue me! So here is the original recipe and the run down of how I made it "food storage style". Food Storage Cilantro-Lime Rice 2 T. vegetable oil 1/3 c. freeze-dried chopped onions 1 tsp. minced garlic 7 cups water 8 tsp. chicken bouillon 1/2 c. freeze-dried cilantro 2 tsp. cumin 1/2…
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Rice Flour Crepes

Rice Recipes
When we go to expos and classes a lot of times we'll bring along a display item that has different grains in glass jars with the grain in the bottom half and the ground version in the top half. It's a great visual aid to show some of the things you can do with different grains. Well it never fails that someone asks "What can you do with rice flour?". I never had a good answer for it since I've never actual used it. I know it can be used in gluten-free cooking but I do not know all the ins and outs of that. I figured you could make rice noodles out of it, and I looked into trying some recipes for that but gave up as it seemed…
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Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies – Without Raspberries?

Rice Recipes
A few weeks ago I was sitting in my family room, when the doorbell rang. My good friend had just tried out a new recipe and needed me to tell her if it turned out good or not. I'm ALWAYS willing to help a friend in need, so I tested a vegan, gluten free cookie she had just made. Now I'm not sure if it's because I've been off refined sugar for a long time, or if I was super hungry, but these cookies made me happy. Instantly. Fast forward a few days. I was babysitting my cute niece who told me she wanted cookies. How could I deny my cute little niece cookies? I remembered where my friend had told me she found the recipe and looked it up. I…
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Shelf Stable Saturday: Swedish Beef and Rice

Rice Recipes, Shelf Stable Recipes
Submitted by: Megan S. From: Sacramento, CASwedish Beef and Rice Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups water 1 can Golden Mushroom Soup 1 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 4 TBS canned butter (or powdered butter equivalent) 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated milk (I make using powdered milk) 1/4 cup flour 1 can roast beef, drained 2 cups rice Directions: In a saucepan combine golden mushroom soup, Worcestershire sauce, butter and evaporated milk. Stir until smooth. Add flour with remaining water, stirring until smooth. Add flour mixture to mushroom soup sauce and stir until it begins to bubble. Add roast beef and cook just until heated through. Spoon Swedish beef sauce over cooked rice. Special Notes: To make evaporated milk using powdered milk - mix 1 1/2 cups of water with a heaping 1/2…
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Shelf Stable Recipes: Curried Lentils & Rice

Legume Recipes, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Shelf Stable Recipes
Submitted by: Tamra A. From: Washington Curried Lentils & Rice Ingredients: 2 c. long-grain white rice 1 T. vegetable or canola oil 1 T. curry powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder 4 c. water 1 c. lentils (red or brown) 1 tsp. honey 1 T. Balsalmic vinegar 1 tsp. salt Directions: In one saucepan, cook rice according to package directions. In second large saucepan, heat oil & stir in curry powder & powdered onion over medium to medium-high heat. Heat the spiced oil mixture for appx. 2 minutes while stirring. Quickly add the 4 cups of water and lentils, stir & bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the lentils are soft. Remove from heat and stir in the honey, balsalmic vinegar & salt. Serve…
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Waffles, Wondermills, Webs

Barley Recipes, Extreme Food Storage Makeover, Grains, Healthy Food Storage, Long Term Food Storage, Recipes, Rice Recipes, Wheat Recipes
This week, we're extending the Extreme Food Storage Makeover to Grandma Lori's daughter Jasmine! She is Jodi's little sister, and Julie's sister-in-law. Jasmine has always been into cooking. She has made her own little recipe book and everything. When she kept hearing her big sisters talk about how whole grains are healthier, she wanted to learn about it... Since the Wondermills are on sale for the summer, Grandma Lori took advantage and bought one so now we get to share some fun recipes with the family. If you're new to this project, visit our Grandma Lori Makeover Page for the full scoop, and see the journey as it has progressed so far. Watch the video as Julie shows Jasmine how to grind wheat, and other grains to make Jasmines regular…
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How to Cook Rice (without a Rice Cooker)

General, Grains, Julie's Progress, Rice Recipes
The other day Jodi and I were talking and she mentioned she didn't now how to cook rice without a rice cooker.  It reminded me of when I was back in college.  I sat next to this girl and somehow we got talking about rice.  I confessed EVERY TIME I ever made rice it was crunchy, or watery, or just totally a flop! She gave me a secret that fixed my rice cooking from that day forward! Want to know it? Ok- here it is: When cooking rice, follow your package directions and add a teaspoon of salt and a teaspoon of OIL! That was it, a trick that has worked everytime! Now for some tips we found on the internet at wikihow: Instead of cooking the rice in water,…
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Food Storage Recipes:  Chow Mein Casserole

Food Storage Recipes: Chow Mein Casserole

Bean Recipes, Jodi's Progress, Recipes, Rice Recipes
This recipe is a classic around my house as it contains ingredients I always have on hand from my 3 Month Food Supply. It is quick, easy, and of course delicious! The original recipe is is included below, with my "food storage friendly" comments included in parentheses. Chow Mein Casserole Ingredients: 1 lb hamburger, browned with 1/2 an onion chopped (I use freeze-dried ground beef and dehydrated onion flakes instead) 1/2 c. brown rice (white rice is great too) 2 cans cream of chicken soup (try the low-fat bean flour variety!) 1 ½ c. hot water (if using homemade cream of chicken, skip the water) 1/8 c. soy sauce ¼ tsp. ground pepper ½ can chow mein noodles (about 3 oz) Directions: Preheat oven to 350º. Mix all ingredients together…
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Food Storage Recipes: Homemade Rice-A-Roni

Jodi's Progress, Pasta Recipes, Rice Recipes
If you are anything like me, you may have wondered how come rice and pasta are some of the cheapest foods, and yet those little boxes of Rice-A-Roni or Pasta-Roni are so darn expensive. Now occasionally you may be able to use some creative couponing to get these boxed foods at drop-dead prices, but when your supplies run low, this cheap and easy alternative may be just the trick. As a side benefit, if you store your bulk items like rice and pasta properly, your shelf life on this will be much longer than a box of Rice-A-Roni. Homemade Rice-A-Roni Recipefrom The Complete Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyczy Ingredients: 2 c. rice 1 c. angel hair, vermicelli or spaghettini pasta, broken into very small pieces ¼ c. parsley 6 Tbsp.…
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Food Storage Recipes: Rice Pudding

Comfort Food Ideas, Jodi's Progress, Powdered Eggs Recipes, Rice Recipes
Rice pudding is a comfort food I remember from my childhood. Now that I have tried other rice pudding recipes I have come to realize that no rice pudding is the same (or as good) as my mom's rice pudding. The recipe isn't hugely complex, but it's the one I like. If you don't have your own favorite yet, give this one a try, it's definitely a great food storage recipe! Rice Pudding Recipe Ingredients: 2 eggs, beaten (can use powdered eggs) ½ c. sugar ¼ tsp. salt 2 c. milk (can use powdered milk) 1 ¼ c. cooked white rice, cooled (leftovers work great) ½ c. raisins (optional but oh so delicious!) Cinnamon and Nutmeg to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 325o F. Mix all the ingredients together and…
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