"Melba's Jammin'" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> All those heathens and reprobates who've never heard of Glorified Rice
> and kind of hint that it's another Weird Minnesotans With Their Hotdish
> Recipes thing set me to lookin' in me books.
> I posted the GR recipe from the big Betty Crocker book from somewhere in
> the 1950s (my guess). Then I checked another big BC book from 1979 and
> it's still in there (red cover with photos of a skillet pot roast, roast
> chicken, bread, salad, cherry pie, soup and sandwich, fruit cup, and
> corn salad):
> Glorified Rice
> 1 cup cold cooked white or brown rice
> 1/3 cup sugar
> 13-1/4 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
> 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
> 1/3 cup miniature marshmallows (mini marsh must not have existed in the
> 2 tablespoons drained chopped maraschino cherries
> 1 cup chilled whipping cream
> Mix rice, sugar, pineapple and vanilla. Add marshmallows and cherries.
> beat whipping cream in chilled bowl until stiff; fold into rice mixture.
> Makes 6-8 servings.
> Well, Betty wrote books for national distribution and they were pretty
> standard and basic books, before everyone and his sister started
> publishing cookery books, so I don't think GR is one of those weird
> Minnesota/Midwest things.
> Wait!! Wait! There's more!
-Barb, Mother Superior, HOSSSPoJ
Oh my. As a kid, growing up in MN, I saw this stuff at just about every
reunion or funeral. I had an aunt who, I think, may have lived on the stuff.
Never did like it much myself...the only time I ever liked sweet rice was
when Mom made rice & raisins in the winter sometimes (just rice with
cinnamon & raisins in milk). Hadn't thought about either dish in ages!
Thanks for the memories, Barb
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