The word Rice is spelled in Rice on a wooden surface.

The 30 Days of Rice Challenge

It’s April, so that means that we’re going to complete one of our 30 day challenges here at Patty Cakes Pantry. This year, I have chosen to do 30 days of Rice which means that for the next 30 days, we’ll be publishing posts about, and recipes that feature, rice. If you’re wondering why we have chosen rice, the answer is simple. First, rice is […]

Red Beans and Rice

My family didn’t have a lot of money when I was growing up.  In spite of that, I never felt like I was deprived of anything.  One of the ways that my mother stretched her food dollars was to feed us inexpensive protein such as beans.  She once told me that a doctor told her mother that if she wanted her children to grow up […]