[Sca-cooks] Almond milk dregs
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Fri Sep 14 04:49:43 PDT 2007
On Sep 14, 2007, at 6:27 AM, Adele de Maisieres wrote:
> ranvaig at columbus.rr.com wrote:
>> Rice with almond milk for 100. The recipe I found is 2 c almonds
>> to 3 c water, 1 c almond milk to 1 c rice. 1 lb of almonds is
>> about 3 c. 1 lb rice is 4 3/4 cups. I bought 12 lbs of rice and
>> 12 lbs of almonds. Which should be about 84 c or 5 gallons of
>> cooked rice, about 7 c for each table of 8. The proportions tasked
>> pretty good in my test cooking.
> That seems like a lot of rice. I find people will only eat 1/3-1/2c
> each, on average.
I have to agree here. "Food For Fifty", which I've found to be eerily
accurate at things like this, lists 3-4 lbs raw, 6-8 quarts cooked,
for 50 half-cup servings, so I'd double that. This is assuming
starting with raw, regular, non-parboiled rice, not rice-in-a-boil-in-
From a budgetary standpoint, you might ask yourself, what's a few
extra pounds of rice, to which I'd respond, well, what's a few extra
pounds of almonds?
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