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13 Surprising Uses for Rice

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13 Surprising Uses for Rice


Rice isn’t just for dinner! This staple is a multi-purpose wonder: it keeps your feet warm, it rescues your fancy electronics, it does difficult cleaning jobs, and even keeps your pet entertained. Click through to read these and more clever ways to use rice.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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1:54PM PDT on Aug 1, 2013

thanks! cool info

3:01AM PDT on Jul 29, 2013

I hope you don't mind, but I copies the instructions for making the toasted slippers. I have neuropathy in my feet and they are always cold - even in the summer!
Thanks for the tips!

8:51PM PDT on Jul 5, 2013


8:51AM PDT on Jun 26, 2013

good to know Thanks

3:34AM PDT on Jun 24, 2013

It's for weddings! LOL!

3:31AM PDT on Jun 24, 2013

i almost eat rice everyday. i love it!!!

8:40PM PDT on Jun 22, 2013

Very interesting and good ideas!
Thank you

3:35PM PDT on Jun 19, 2013

Love eating rice, now I can put it to use elsewhere in so many ways I never knew about. Thank You.

6:27PM PDT on Jun 18, 2013

Great article!

2:37PM PDT on Jun 18, 2013


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