Saturday, November 15, 2008

Rice is Nice

I am completely hopeless with making rice! It's been proven again!

This time I was just making Minute Rice. Now, WHO messes up Minute Rice? Really. I want to know.

Evidently, ME.

It was a simple mistake, really. I was in a hurry because I was in the midst of making a yummy Greek dish with chickpeas (which Rob only agreed to eat after I assured him they were really the more manly garbanzo beans :). I decided it might taste good over rice. So, in order to get the rice done in time, I grabbed what I thought was Minute Rice. Now, most of my food is generic and this was rice in a large glass canning jar. Hey, it looked right to my "I need bifocals" eyes! :)

Rob, knowing me and my history with rice, calmly got out my new rice cooker, read the directions, and started some real rice.

Bless him.

Because I did NOT start cooking Minute Rice. I started cooking regular rice in the Minute Rice fashion. OOOPS! :) Let's just say it is still cooking. Rob's rice is fluffy and beautiful.

I am never going to hear the end of it! :)


Summer said...

It happens to the best of us. I've never even attempted anything but Minute Rice. I'm scared! :)

Daisy said...

Oh my gosh. I'm so happy to read this. I thought I was the only one who messes up when trying to cook rice! HA! Nice to know I'm not alone. :D

Chris said...

Well, I bought more Minute Rice today, just in case. :)

I also bought some Jasmine rice because a friend who knows these things said it was the best. :) I need all the help I can get!

Summer, I bet you could make great rice! It's really just following directions. I'm just directionally challenged. :)

Daisy, I'm glad to know I'm not alone with my rice mishaps! :) I just feel so SILLY over it! I mean, it just isn't that hard!!! :) But, you know, I grew up with Minute Rice only. Maybe that is it. I can blame it on my mom. Hey! I like that plan! :)