Back to Old Recipes

Get 10% Off Gift Memberships from Ancestry.com! Give the priceless gift of family history and family connections!

Creating an Heirloom: Writing Your Family's Cookbook icon

The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from an Accidental Country Girl icon

Check out Sur La Table Special Offers!

Back to the Front Page

Surf a Recipe Webring!

Vintage Recipe Links

Solutions for your Kitchen at Organize.com

Carolina Way of Boiling Rice

The following recipe was transcribed ver batim from 

Peterson's Magazine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

December, 1867

Pick the rice carefully, and wash it.  through two or three cold waters till it is quite clean.  Then (having drained off all the water through a colander) put the rice into a pot of boiling water, with a very little salt, allowing as much as a quart of water to a half a pint of rice; boil it twenty minutes of more. Then pour off the water, draining the rice as dry as possible.  Lastly, set it on hot coals with the lid off, that the steam may not condense upon it and render the rice watery. Keep it dry thus for a quarter of an hour.  Put it into a deep dish, and loosen and toss it up from the bottom with two forks, one in each hand, so that the grains may appear to stand alone.

Back to Old NC or Old SC News

Back to Old Pennsylvania News

Back to Old Recipes

 

God Bless America!

Try Ancestry.com FREE with a 14-Day Free Trial!

Copyright 2000-2013 by  TheOldenTimes.com - Historic Newspapers Online - Always FREE!  All rights reserved.