|Dorm rooms are not exactly the ideal place
for creating a culinary masterpiece. As you may have already noticed, there’s
no stovetop, no oven, no garbage disposal, why there’s not even an
adequate amount of countertop space. Whether you consider yourself a cooking
connoisseur or simply a dabbler in kitchen know how, you’ll want
to utilize some of the following recipes and ideas for cooking while away
Mexican Rice ala Coffeepot
Café (pot) ole!
What you’ll need:
- First things first, measure a cup of water and pour it into the
machine. What? No measuring cup? The coffeepot has a measuring scale
in cups on
the side. Most instant rice can be prepared in equal parts—so it’s
not a problem.
- Next, place a cup of rice into the pot
itself, turn the machine on and in five minutes you’ve got
perfectly tasty white rice. Do be careful not to overcook and remember
to turn off the machine.
- Then add four or five heaping sporkfuls of pasta
sauce and stir. This is an approximation so depending on how you
Mexican rice add
or reduce the number of sporkfuls.
- Shake salt and
pepper to taste.
- Mixing in a ½ cup of corn is optional, but always tasty.
a few spurts of Tabasco for tang.
- Stir it up and sprinkle the top
with shredded cheese.
Personally I suggest sharp cheddar, but you’re the one
eating it so make it your own.